Andersen Tax & Legal opens in Portugal with Nobre Guedes, Mota Soares merger

Andersen Global has announced the launch of a new operation in Portugal following the incorporation of Lisbon law firm Nobre Guedes, Mota Soares & Associados (NGMS).


NGMS joins Andersen Global as a member firm and will adopt the name Andersen Tax & Legal.

As a result of the merger, a 30-strong team from NGMS will join Andersen Tax & Legal. The team’s expertise includes corporate, tax, EU, labour, and public law, as well as litigation, banking, intellectual property and real estate.

Luis Nobre Guedes, lead partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Portugal, said: “Becoming a part of Andersen Global provides an enormous opportunity for growth within Europe and internationally while also staying committed to providing dynamic, specialised tax and legal advice. Integrating additional offerings to our existing range of services will help us deliver better coverage in key markets.”

Jaime Olleros, managing partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain said: “Andersen Tax & Legal in Spain already has a close working relationship with Luis [Nobre Guedes] and the other partners at NGMS, and we look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with their team. Our partnership allows us to utilise the vast experience of their professionals and together we aim to find the best solutions to fulfill the needs of clients.”

Mark Vorsatz, CEO of Andersen Tax, said: “Andersen Tax & Legal in Portugal will be a great addition to Andersen Global, and they share our commitment to independence and providing best-in-class, seamless service worldwide. A location in Portugal complements the additions we are continuing to make throughout Europe, and together, Lisbon, Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona will create a unique Iberian practice. The addition of these outstanding individuals will provide a building block to creating an even more robust presence throughout the region.”

Ben Cook