Miranda Alliance brings together close to 230 lawyers in 18 jurisdictions across 4 continents.

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Recent years have seen an influx of French investment into Portugal and rising French investment across Africa. With over 20 years’ experience, our French desk brings deep expertise to assisting clients invest in Portugal and, through the Miranda Alliance, in Africa and the Emerging Markets.

 

Staffed with lawyers fluent in French and conversant with French speaking countries’ legal systems and business cultures, our dedicated French Desk offers experience across a diverse range of practice areas and in key industrial sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, mining operations, real estate and construction.

 

We have a particularly strong understanding of OHADA issues as well as the potential impact of local regulation on businesses operating or investing in Portugal and sub-Saharan Africa. The Lisbon-based team works particularly closely with the Miranda Alliance member firms in Paris and in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Côte d'Ivoire and Republic of the Congo, where we are able to blend our international know how with very tailored local expertise.

 

Miranda is a member of a large number of international trade, industry and legal associations with many of our lawyers actively involved and having senior roles in such organizations.

 

Would you like to know more? Please contact us at french-desk@mirandaalliance.com.

Our Firm has a strong tradition of advising German clients in Portugal and, through the Miranda Alliance, across sub-Saharan Africa and the Emerging Markets.

 

We have been advising German investors since the firm’s earliest years and our dedicated German desk comprises lawyers fluent in the language and conversant with German-speaking countries’ legal systems and business cultures. We are able to blend this expertise with local knowledge, in Portugal, Africa and elsewhere, to help clients to do business and to build bridges in the countries in which we operate.

 

We have particular expertise in offering a tailored expertise and servicing the needs of industrial operators active internationally across the oil & gas, mining and natural resources, construction and projects sectors. Our experience includes advising clients on establishing foreign and local subsidiaries, joint venture and M&A transactions and real estate investments, as well as the associated finance, tax and labor and employment issues.

 

Miranda is a member of a large number of international trade, industry and legal associations with many of our lawyers actively involved and having senior roles in such organizations.

 

Would you like to know more? Please contact us at german-desk@mirandaalliance.com.

Portugal and Spain have deep cultural and economic ties, which in recent decades have become ever stronger. Spain is one of Portugal’s largest foreign investors while many multinationals manage the Iberian Peninsula as a single market, albeit utilize Madrid or Barcelona as their operating base.

 

Since our earliest days, our Spanish desk has been advising Spanish and Spain-based clients invest in Portugal, and, through the Miranda Alliance, across Africa and the Emerging Markets.

 

Staffed with lawyers fluent in Spanish and familiar with the Spanish legal system and business culture, we have extensive experience across a diverse range of practice areas and in key industrial sectors including automotive, energy and utilities, financial services, mining operations, oil & gas, real estate and construction.

 

Our Lisbon-based team also works closely with the Miranda Alliance member firms in sub-Saharan Africa – including Spanish-speaking Equatorial Guinea – and the Emerging Markets, including in Latin America, where we are able to blend our international know how with very tailored local expertise.

 

Miranda is a member of a large number of international trade, industry and legal associations with many of our lawyers actively involved and having senior roles in such organizations.

 

Would you like to know more? Please contact us at spanish-desk@mirandaalliance.com.