Irina Neves Ferreira joined Angola Legal Circle Advogados in September 2013. She is a lawyer with considerable international experience, especially in the Angolan jurisdiction. In this market she has been involved in operations concerning private investment, insurance law, real estate (including providing support in the negotiation of lease contracts for petrol companies), tax law, foreign exchange law and customs. She also has a high degree of experience in corporate compliance, attained through her role as counsel for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region in the international compliance team of the multinational company Hewlett Packard.
In the area of corporate and commercial law, Irina has acted as legal adviser in several mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies, including acquisitions and disposals of companies with head offices in Portugal and Angola, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients in various sectors, such as oil, construction, information technology and communications.
Irina also provides general legal advice to numerous national and foreign companies in the areas of commercial and corporate law.