Abreu Advogados appoints two partners and two professional partners

Abreu Advogados has appointed Pedro Barosa and Tiago Corrêa do Amaral to partners of the firm. In the same context, Cláudia Santos Malaquias and Tiago Castanheira Marques were promoted to professional partners. With these promotions, Abreu Advogados now has 43 partners and 26 professional partners.

The law firm led by Inês Sequeira Mendes announces promotions of partners and professional associates, in line with the growth of its activity and with the policy of promoting merit and recognising the work developed throughout the year by its lawyers.

Paulo Amaral Basílio and Sónia Costa Pascoal are also promoted to associate partners; in the credit recovery team Carla dos Santos Aires and Claudina Mota are promoted to associate manager; and finally senior associate: António Vidal, Eduarda Quaresma, Pedro Tavares Pereira, Raquel Barroso, Raquel Brito and Rui Cardinal Carvalho.

These nominations are recognition of the quality of the work performed by each of these lawyers and reinforce the strategy of growth and affirmation of Abreu Advogados as one of the leading independent law firms in Portugal.

“The organic growth and career progression of our lawyers are part of Abreu Advogados’ core values. We value talent and seek to ensure the generational renewal of our team. The new partners and professional collaborators are proof of the quality, rigour and commitment that we put every day at the service of our Clients, the services we provide and the projects we advise. This is the moment to recognise their work, dedication and will to excel. In the year in which we celebrate our thirtieth anniversary, Abreu looks to the future, imbued with its values and supported by the daily performance of its employees. Merit, innovation and renewal are part of our path”, said Inês Sequeira Mendes, managing partner of Abreu Advogados.

New partners:

Pedro Barosa joined Abreu Advogados in 2019, practicing primarily in criminal and misdemeanour litigation. He has been involved in the vast majority of the main criminal and misdemeanour cases on the national scene. With extensive experience in criminal litigation, he has been involved in recent years in economic-financial criminal cases, representing senior executives in the Portuguese banking sector. He has also represented several business groups in criminal tax cases.

Tiago Corrêa do Amaral joined Abreu Advogados in 2008 and has practiced in the areas of energy, environment and public procurement. He has extensive experience in the monitoring of energy and extractive industry projects, particularly in their licensing, including licensing and environmental assessment of projects, negotiation and drafting of sectoral contracts, monitoring of expropriation processes and relations with the Administration and other Public Entities.

New professional partners:

Cláudia Santos Malaquias joined Abreu Advogados in 2019, working mainly in the area of commercial and corporate law. She is particularly involved in advising companies and business groups, both national and international, in matters of commercial and corporate law, including incorporation of companies, sale and purchase of shares, shareholders’ agreements, mergers, spin-offs, contributions of assets and share exchanges, corporate restructuring and transformations.

Tiago Castanheira Marques joined Abreu Advogados in 2008, working mainly in the area of dispute resolution, particularly in civil litigation, corporate litigation, arbitration and mediation and labour litigation. He is particularly active in advising domestic and foreign clients in civil and commercial disputes related to breach of contract, civil liability, credit recovery and construction defects.

Julia Gil