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APTS - Alves Pereira & Teixeira de Sousa, RL


Alves Pereira & Teixeira de Sousa, RL (APTS) was founded in 1990 by its senior partner, José Alves Pereira. In 2004, the firm began a new professional cycle in one of the most prestigious business districts of Lisbon. In addition to the previous professional team, several reputed lawyers decided to join the renewed APTS.

Presently the firm is composed of a team of 20 lawyers and staff, spread across by the Lisbon and the Algarve offices.

All areas of practice are dealt with by the law firm. Based on its extensive experience in corporate and investment matters, the firm acts as a legal and strategic adviser to individuals and corporate clients. The firm is also well known for its litigation, ADR and arbitration expertise.

The law firm’s long-term national and foreign clientele originates from diverse areas: banking, insurance, transport, construction, tourism, advertising and media, franchising, retailing, telecommunications, food and beverages and IT.

As far as our experience in the aviation sector is concerned, we represent airline companies, carriers, ground-handling service companies, insurers and reinsurers, operators and other service companies in corporate and commercial matters, accidents and incidents, insurance and litigation matters.

The aviation and transportation practice of APTS covers, inter alia, the following areas:

  • statutory, regulatory and operational matters
  • acquisition, leasing and registration of aircrafts and engines
  • loan and security agreements
  • insurance matters
  • international conventions and treaties
  • aircraft accidents/incidents
  • representation in other injunction, civil and administrative proceedings.

We are active members of the European Air Law Association (EALA) and L2B Aviation.

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