Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados is an independent full-service law firm and one of the leading law firms in Portugal, with more than 190 lawyers and offices in Lisbon, Porto and Funchal (Madeira).
We have a significant international practice in all major areas of law and represent multinational corporations, international financial institutions, sovereign governments and their agencies, as well as domestic corporations and financial institutions.
To address the needs of our clients throughout the world, particularly in the Portuguese-speaking countries, the firm established the MLGTS Legal Circle, an international network based upon the sharing of values and common principles of action with the purpose of establishing a platform that delivers high quality legal services to clients around the globe. It encompasses a select set of jurisdictions, including Portugal, Angola, Mozambique and Macau (China). We also maintain close contacts with major law firms in Europe, the United States and South Africa, and are the sole Portuguese member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms.
Our Public Law team, based in Lisbon and Porto, is widely recognised for its in-depth knowledge in all aspects of administrative law and all matters related therewith. We seek to find the appropriate creative solutions to meet clients’ needs both in the private and in the public sector. Regarding public procurement, our expertise in the field of pre-contract procedures and the implementation of agreements should be highlighted, as should our provision of specialised services on a day-to-day basis to private entities (ranging from drafting proposals to entering and implementing agreements) and contracting entities (ranging from designing agreements, and the appropriate procedure to adopt through to the termination of the agreement).