In this chapter, we highlight 31 outstanding lawyers for their exceptional work representing and advising issuers, underwriters, investment banks, funds and other market participants on all aspects of capital markets transactions at home and abroad.
Most Highly Regarded:
Morais Leitão earns an impressive six listings in this chapter.
Filipe Lowndes Marques is a distinguished lawyer who comes highly recommended for his wealth of experience advising clients on covered bonds and IPOs.
Luis Branco is a top-tier practitioner with significant experience advising on securitisations, structured finance deals and debt transactions.
Carlos Osório de Castro is an “excellent lawyer” who is commended for his extensive experience advising domestic and international clients on complex capital market transactions.
VdA is home to four practitioners noted here.
Pedro Cassiano Santos enjoys a stellar reputation for his work on asset-backed securitisations and debt and equity offerings.
Paula Gomes Freire is held in high esteem for her detailed understanding of debt instruments and hybrid transactions.
Pedro Simões Coelho comes highly sought-after for his profound knowledge of debt issuances and securities law.
José Pedro Fazenda Martins is a long-standing figure who is considered to be an authority on capital markets law.
Four lawyers from Uría Menéndez are highlighted here.
Carlos Costa Andrade stands out as a go-to lawyer for IPOs and equity raisings in the Iberian market.
Pedro Ferreira Malaquias is renowned for his extensive experience handling securitisations, derivatives and the full range of capital market transactions.
António Soares from Linklaters is distinguished by his three decades of experience advising multinationals on complex capital market transactions.
Clifford Chance’s José Manuel Cuenca is revered for his top-tier practice which covers securities, derivatives and high-yield bond offerings.
From Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro & Associados, Francisco Sá Carneiro is a seasoned lawyer who regularly advises domestic and international clients on debt and equity transactions.
Paulo Câmara of Sérvulo & Associados comes highly esteemed for his in-depth knowledge of capital markets regulations and structured finance transactions.
André Figueiredo with PLMJ is recognised as a “finance expert” who clients rely on for first-rate advice on structured finance deals.
The “excellent” Francisco Xavier de Almeida from CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut is celebrated for the breadth of his expertise in credit securitisations and debt and equity transactions.
Diogo Leónidas Rocha of Garrigues is a capital markets specialist who earns acclaim for his top-notch work advising Portuguese and international clients on the full range of corporate finance operations.