Region specific legal notices

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Portugal

Service provider

Our services from the office in Portugal are provided by ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL (trading as DLA Piper ABBC) which is part of DLA Piper.  DLA Piper is a global law firm operating through various separate and distinct legal entities. For further information about these entities and DLA Piper's structure, please refer to the Legal Notices page.

ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL is a civil partnership (“Sociedade Civil”) with limited liability, registered in Portugal with the General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association (“Conselho Geral da Ordem dos Advogados”), under number 24/90, with the corporate number 502 362 855, whose registered office and principal place of business is at Largo São Carlos, nº3, 1200-410 Lisbon, Portugal.

Our VAT registration number in Portugal is PT 502 362 855.

Contact details

ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL can be contacted at its registered office and principal place of business, or by telephone on +351 213 583 620.  Further contact details of our Portugal office can be found in the Offices section.

Regulation

ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL is registered in Portugal with the General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association (“Conselho Geral da Ordem dos Advogados”), under number 24/90.

All Portugal lawyers and trainees at ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL  are admitted to practice as lawyers (“Advogados”) or trainees (“Advogado Estagiários”) with the Portugese Bar Association (“Ordem dos Advogados”). The regulatory provisions of the Portugese Bar Association (“Ordem dos Advogados”) can be found at www.portal.oa.pt.

ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL may also have a number of lawyers from other jurisdictions who are members of foreign Bars. Further information on our people and their professional qualifications can be found on this site in our people.

The word "partner" is used to refer to a partner of ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL, or an employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications, and to a partner, member, director, employee or consultant in another DLA Piper practising entity who has equivalent standing.

Professional liability insurance

We maintain professional indemnity insurance with Travelers Insurance Company Limited whose address is Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AG.  This insurance covers our practice in Portugal and DLA Piper's practices in the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Australia and Asia and extends to acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world.

Additionally ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho e Associados, Advogados, SP, RL maintains a professional indemnity insurance with AIG Europe Limited whose address in Portugal is Avenida da Liberdade, 131 – 3º, 1250-140 Lisboa, Portugal. This insurance policy covers ABBC´s practice in Portugal and across the world, excluding the United States of America and Canada.

Our services

We are committed to providing the highest quality services to all of our clients. Should you have any specific question regarding the services, please feel free to contact the matter partner responsible for the work or the Portugal country managing partner.

If we are unable to resolve a problem through internal channels, our client may refer the matter to Portugese Bar Association (“Ordem dos Advogados”).

Further Information

Additional legal notices with general application can be found on the Legal Notices page.