Pinto Ribeiro Advogados is a medium-sized law firm based in Lisbon, Portugal, which provides comprehensive legal services to its Clients, both domestic and foreign, in various areas of Law and in the most relevant sectors of economic activity.
We privilege the personalized follow-up of our Clients’ matters and we are committed to understand the context of each Client. We are able to advise on all challenges in an integrated way and respond appropriately and in a timely manner to the needs of our Clients. The team of Pinto Ribeiro Advogados is composed by experienced lawyers, with a deep theoretical and practical knowledge of the legal reality and determined to provide a differentiated and value-added service, in which the Client is the sole center of our dedication.
In a time of change in the way legal services are provided, we intend to live up to the challenges that we face, always maintaining the commitment to find the best legal solutions for all the issues entrusted to us by our Clients.
Lawsuits & Disputes
Litigation and Arbitration
We provide legal representation to domestic and foreign clients in all types of litigation and in all jurisdictions and courts (in particular, civil, criminal, commercial, contraventions and credit recovery). We support and represent clients in arbitrations before national and international entities, both in the scope of Public and Private Law.
Corporate and Commercial
We provide all types of legal advice to the activity of Portuguese or foreign companies, including the most specialized aspects of the corporate activity, advice on the preparation, development and negotiation of commercial contracts, restructuring of companies and the structuring of investment projects and start-ups, as well as advising clients involved in mergers and buying and selling all kinds of companies, ensuring the organization and execution of due diligences and negotiation advice and contract development for the completion of the projected business. We support both the internationalization of Portuguese companies and all foreign direct investment in Portugal.
Immigration and Nationality
We support and represent Clients in all services related to the granting of visas and residence permits in Portugal, as well as in the processes of acquisition of Portuguese nationality. We also provide relocation services to individual clients and companies wishing to settle in Portugal.
We advise in all types of real estate transactions developed by our Clients, from large developers and real estate investment funds to private investment of medium size, through entities specializing in property management activities. In particular, we advise our clients on real estate due diligence processes, purchase and sale agreements, sale and leaseback transactions, real estate refinancing and structuring investments and guarantees.
Employment & Labor
Labor and Social Security
We assure legal advice in all aspects of labor law, whether in counseling and negotiation, following the dynamics of labor relations, or in labor disputes (judicial and disciplinary). We also provide support in cases involving social security, as well as access to social rights.
We provide legal services to domestic and foreign clients in the field of copyright and all types of intellectual property rights, particularly in sectors where artistic and intellectual creation, as well as innovation and technological development, are more significant. We focus our advice on protecting patent, national and community trademark interests, royalties, unfair competition, image rights and more.