Abreu creates support for companies affected by Russia-Ukraine conflict

Abreu Advogados has created a support team for companies affected by the Russia-Ukraine conflict

pjimage 2022 03 04T102331.811Abreu Advogados has created a team specialised in supporting companies and organisations whose business has been directly or indirectly affected by the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Led by partner Manuel Andrade Neves, this multidisciplinary team has the participation of specialists from various areas of practice who will clarify doubts and find solutions that can mitigate the economic impact of this conflict for the Portuguese business fabric.

In this context, Abreu Advogados also inaugurates a new area of ​​its website – International Sanctions | Legal Monitor – exclusively dedicated to international sanctions where it provides an update on the main sanctions imposed in the context of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and a sectoral analysis of the consequences and impacts that these measures may have for national companies.

“At a time of international conflict like the one we are experiencing in Europe, it is important that each organisation can do its part to support all those who have been affected and, together, contribute to reducing the harmful consequences of this conflict. For our part, we will do everything in our power, and we want to be a source of information for our customers and partners and a point of support for all citizens involved in this international crisis,” said Manuel Andrade Neves, partner at Abreu.

In order to be able to directly help all those affected by this conflict, the firm led by Inês Sequeira Mendes decided to provide an initial package of more than 1000 hours of pro bono legal support dedicated to various social initiatives created with a view to supporting impacted Ukrainian citizens by the current conjecture and promoted, namely, by the digital platform “We Help Ukraine”, the task force created by the Portuguese Bar Association or the Association of Law Firms of Portugal (ASAP).

Michael Heron