Alexandre Mendes Advogados | AM Legal is your business law partner in Portugal, combining the quality, experience and responsiveness of service expected of a leading law firm with the immediacy, dedication and personal attention of a trusted counsel.
AM Legal is an independent law firm founded in November 2013 by Alexandre Mendes, lawyer with 20 years of experience including working as an associate with highly prominent law firms in Lisbon, Brussels and Washington, DC, with the purpose of providing specialized legal services to its clients in a wide range of business law areas such as Commercial Law, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking and Finance Law, Employment Law, Data Protection Law, Antitrust and Competition Law, Real Estate and Litigation connected with these areas.
The firm has assisted since its foundation domestic and foreign businesses, from startups to multinational corporations, as well as entrepreneurs, business managers and private clients, with whom the firm maintains close and trusting professional relationships based on the full dedication to each and every matter entrusted to it and the direct and permanent involvement of experienced lawyers who ensure the quality of service in each legal advice provided to its clients.
In addition to providing assistance in relation to the day-to-day operations of its clients in Portugal, the firm also advises on cross-border transactions involving not only Portugal but also other Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions. Thanks to its strong international projection, the firm also has the capability to assist its clients in other jurisdictions taking advantage of a wide network of trusted partners based abroad. The working languages of the firm are English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
The firm has extensive experience in the representation of Portuguese and foreign businesses in a broad range of sectors in Portugal and other Portuguese-speaking countries, notably in regulated sectors, such as the finance sector including not only banking but also payment services, capital markets and insurance, as well as in the pharmaceutical and automotive sectors. The firm also has wide experience in advising clients in the distribution, manufacturing and services sectors. The firm is primarily active in the following areas of practice: