SRS advises “The Agency” on opening in Portugal

SRS Legal has advised on the opening of the business in Portugal of “The Agency”, a leading North American real estate company, based in Los Angeles, but with an expanding international network.

The company will open four offices in Portugal, under a franchising regime – Lisbon, Cascais, Porto and Algarve. It was named by the Financial Times as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the United States of America in recent years.

It is internationally recognised for its high quality real estate brokerage services and focus on luxury properties, with customised solutions for buyers, sellers and renters, making it the ideal choice for anyone looking for a world-class real estate experience. It was even mentioned in some television/streaming series (Netflix/Bravo) such as Selling Sunset, Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills or Buying Beverly Hills.

SRS Legal advised “The Agency” in all aspects of entering the Portuguese market. William Smithson (pictured left), Corporate & Finance/Real Estate, and Nuno Miguel Prata (pictured right), Corporate and Commercial, led the multidisciplinary team at SRS Legal, which also included João Paulo Mioludo, Intellectual Property, José Pinto Santos, Real Estate, Marina Sommer, Corporate and Commercial, Rita Yen, Immigration and Vasco Simões, Tax.

William Smithson, Partner at SRS Legal, said: “We are thrilled to have been part of the implementation of such an exciting project in Portugal. The Agency is at the forefront of the global real estate business and will bring incredible momentum to the Portuguese market, not only due to to the way the company works, but also due to the quality and enthusiasm of the team that is being assembled.”

Michael Heron