1987 Name partner Agostinho de Miranda returns from the United States (where he was in-house legal counsel with Chevron) and sets up a legal practice in Lisbon.
1992 The practice grows to 5 attorneys including future name partners. We team up with an Angolan partner firm to lay the roots for the Miranda Alliance. Miranda becomes the first Portuguese law firm to set an African practice.
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1997 25 attorney mark is reached. International expansion proceeds with an associated office in Mozambique.
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1998 São Tomé e Príncipe becomes the third associated office abroad.
2000 The firm starts operating under the former name of Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados.
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2001 Relocation to new office premises in Lisbon. 50 lawyer mark is reached.
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2004 Miranda Alliance is created and Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde firms join Miranda Alliance.
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2005 Transport and tax specialist boutique Luis M. S. Oliveira joins Miranda in Lisbon. Equatorial Guinea firm becomes the first non-Portuguese speaking member of Miranda Alliance. Launch of Houston office. Paulo Pimenta’s law office merges with local associated office to create the current Miranda Alliance Mozambique member firm. 2005
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2006 Miranda Alliance surpasses 100 attorneys.
Chambers and Partners, the leading legal directory, for the first time nominates Miranda for the “Chambers Global Awards 2006” in the category of “African Law Firm of the Year". Miranda is nominated for the “2006 European Law Firm of the Year” award which is handed out by UK magazine Legal Business. This is the first nomination for this award for a Portuguese law firm.
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2007 Timor-Leste firm joins Miranda Alliance. Major recruitment campaign to hire 30 new lawyers. Miranda Alliance is nominated, for the second consecutive year, by Chambers and Partners for the “Chambers Global Awards 2007” in the category of “African Law Firm of the Year”. For the first time Miranda was nominated “Recommended Firm” in the categories of “General Business Law” and “Projects & Energy” in the 2007 edition of “Chambers and Partners: Chambers Global” for the African continent, alongside some of the world’s largest international law firms. Miranda has been receiving this nomination since then. 2007
2008 Miranda Alliance reaches 150 attorneys. Brazil firm joins Miranda Alliance.
2010 Miranda Alliance expands to Francophone Africa with the addition of Gabon firm.
2011 Republic of the Congo firm becomes the second francophone African country to join Miranda Alliance.
2012 Launch of London liaison office.
2013 Miranda adopts new logo and corporate image – “Reach Further” becomes the Firm’s tag line.
Francophone Africa expansion continues with new Miranda Alliance members in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Cameroon.

Miranda honored by the British Government with a Business Internationalization Award.

Miranda is the only Portuguese firm shortlisted for “European Law Firm of the Year” in the “British Legal Awards 2013”, an event organized by Legal Week.  Miranda is a finalist for “FT Innovative Lawyers Awards”, in the categories of “Most innovative firm in international strategy” and “Most innovative firm in Europe (outside the UK)”, sponsored by Financial Times.

Miranda is nominated as “International Law Firm of the Year” at the 1st African Legal Awards 2013 sponsored by the Legal Week as well as the Corporate Lawyers Association of South Africa (CLASA). This is the first nomination for this award for a Portuguese law firm.
2014 Miranda is nominated as “European Law Firm of the Year” in “The British Legal Awards 2014”, sponsored by Legal Week.

Launch of Miranda Oporto office.

Launch of Paris Liaison office.

Miranda moves to larger modern facilities in central Lisbon.
2015 Bar Association “Ordem dos Advogados” of Portugal, awards the Medal of Honor to Miranda founding partner Agostinho Pereira de Miranda.
2016 Boutique construction firm based in Oporto Amorim Advogados joins Miranda. Ivory Coast firm joins Miranda Alliance as part of the growth of the Francophone Africa coverage.