Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados is an independent full-service law firm and one of the recognised leading firms in Portugal, with more than 200 lawyers and offices in Lisbon, Porto and Funchal (Madeira).  We have a significant international practice in all major areas of law and represent multinational corporations, international financial institutions and sovereign governments and their agencies, as well as domestic corporations and financial institutions.

To address the growing needs of our clients throughout the world, particularly in Portuguese-speaking countries, we established the MLGTS Legal Circle, an association with leading law firms in Angola, Mozambique and Macau (China).  We are the sole Portuguese member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, and maintain close contact with major law firms in Europe, the United States and South America.

Our EU and Competition Law team, based in Lisbon and Porto, is one of the leading EU and competition practices in Portugal.  We advise and represent clients in most of the high-value national and cross-border transactions, disputes and competition agencies’ investigations in or concerning Portugal, involving multinational corporations, financial institutions, the Portuguese Government and respective agencies, as well as domestic corporations.  We have an extensive experience representing clients on a wide range of industries, such as energy, financial services, communications, pharmaceuticals, broadcasting, advertising, land, sea and air transportation, retail distribution, logistics, mining, food and beverages, tourism and agriculture.