Raposo Bernardo


Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo
Ed. Aviz, nº 35, 18º
1050-118 Lisboa

+351 21 312 1330

+351 21 356 2908

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Contact: Nelson Raposo Bernardo
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Raposo Bernardo is an international law firm, with presence in 8 countries between Europe and Lusophone Africa, and the very first Portuguese law firm opening an office in Spain.

Our track record illustrates the quality of our client relationships and the diversity of the transactions we have been involved in. Internationally we have handled some of the largest and the most cutting-edge and challenging operations, For instance, we are proud to quote an analyst of LegalBusiness magazine (The Legal500 group) after the one and only major banking operation in Iberia: “Raposo Bernardo has cracked the Iberian legal elite”. Our approach also stands for its effervescent cross selling between practice areas, and between different countries where we are located.

The local experience and expertise of our multiple offices are gathered in a unique methodology enabler of synergized opportunities and bridged interests between Iberia and Eastern and Central Europe and Africa, creating and reassuring our client’s strategically important and complex deals.

Our underlying values of innovation, integrity and technical excellence, allied to very hard work, sector insight and unshakable team spirit have been rewarded by IFLR1000, Legal500 and Chambers and Partners recommendations, and by winning the leading categories of Best Law Firm in areas like M&A, Project Finance, Competition, Tax and Due diligence; and Full Service Law Firm for all the countries we have offices. These awards and distinctions come from the most considered media  such as Finance Monthly, Corporate INTL, ACQ, Intercontinental Magazine, Deal-Makers, amongst many others.   
Raposo Bernardo has completed more than 20 years in the certainty it is directly competing with larger, long established law firms, offering strong client outcomes, closeness and a true sense of partnership. 

This is Raposo Bernardo and this is our commitment: to drive forward our Clients’ goals and ambitions – wherever they are whichever the matter.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • EU and Competition law
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Real estate
  • Energy
  • Restructuring & insolvency
  • Tax

Spain, Poland, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe