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

+351 21 312 13 30

+351 21 356 29 08

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Managing partner: Nelson Raposo Bernardo
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Number of lawyers : 45
Languages : Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, Italian and Polish

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.

  • Arbitration
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Capital markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Construction
  • Energy and natural resources
  • EU and Competition law
  • Foreign investment
  • Labour
  • PPP (public-private partnerships)
  • Private equity
  • Project finance
  • Projects and infrastructures 
  • Public works
  • Real estate
  • Restructuring & insolvency
  • Shipping
  • Tax

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction
  • Consumer Goods
  • Distribution and Retail
  • Energy and Projects
  • Hotels and Tourism
  • Insurance
  • Logistics
  • Media and IT
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Health
  • Ports & Logistics
  • Real Estate
  • Renewable Energy
  • Shipping
  • State and Government
  • Telecommunications

Paseo de la Castellana, n.º 126 – 8ª
City, Postcode  28046 Madrid
Country Spain

T: + 34 917 450 874
F: + 34 915 611 850

Skylight Building – 14º piętro, Zlote Tarasy, Ul. Zlota 59
City, Postcode  00-120 Warszawa              
Country Poland

T: + 48 22 457 7630
F: + 48 22 457 7601

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