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.
Alexandre Mendes Advogados | AM Legal is an independent law firm founded by Alexandre Mendes in 2013 with the objective of providing quality legal services to its clients based on the vast experience of its founder in dealing with local and international companies and corporate groups in various business law areas, both in Portugal and abroad.
Since its foundation, the firm has been advising national and multinational businesses in a wide range of areas, such as contracts, corporate and mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance, employment, data protection, competition, real estate and litigation. There are also individuals among its clients, notably entrepreneurs and business managers, both local and foreign.
The firm seeks to build and maintain long standing and stable business relationships with its clients based on trust in accordance with the following principles: a) full dedication to each matter entrusted by its clients including the most appropriate study to each case, b) exigency in meeting high quality standards of service, c) responsiveness and efficiency thanks to the direct and permanent involvement of senior lawyers in each matter and d) transparency and integrity in the fulfilment of professional obligations.
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 payment services, capital markets and insurance, as well as in the pharmaceutical, automotive and energy 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: