SAL & Caldeira


Av. da Marginal Nº 4985
1º andar – Prédio ZEN
PO Box 2830

+258 2124 1400

+258 2149 4710

Key contacts:

Contact: Sónia Sultuane
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Managing Partner: Eduardo Alberto Calu
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Founder Partner: Samuel Levy
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Founder Partner: José Manuel Caldeira
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 29
Network memberships: Amcham, CCIFM
Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish, French

DLA Piper Africa, Mozambique (SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda.) offers expert legal knowledge in key practice areas and works actively on legal reform in Mozambique. Firm’s major clients include most of leading petroleum and mining companies, foreign investors, international banks, many diplomatic missions and international NGOs.

The firm is ranked by Chambers Global Top Ranked, and Legal 500 EMEA Top Tier, IFLR 1000 Financial & corporate and Project Development as Tier 1 firm.

SAL & Caldeira is a member of DLA Piper Africa, an alliance of legal practices operating across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States of America.

  • Administrative Law, Corporate & Commercial
  • Litigation
  • Natural Resources
  • Immigration
  • Labour
  • Tax
  • Banking & Foreign Exchange

Samuel Levy

  • Working on a US$32 billion LNG Project in Mozambique.
  • Farm-in transaction a global top 10 company in the Area 4 of the Rovuma Basin. (US$3,6 billion)
  • A Japanese company, acquiring a participation in the largest mining company and in the rail and port infrastructure in Mozambique. (US$ 1.4 billion);
  • A Canadian company, negotiate, acquire and implement finance a 30MW solar power plant. (US$ 300 million).

Marla Mandlate Chade

  • Project finance for an Oil & Gas Company. (US$16 billion)
  • Energy Generation Company, assist initial public offering of shares. (US$ 100 million)

José Manuel Caldeira

  • Advice and drafting assistance in a variety of legal reform contexts. Assignments included land law and regulations, mining law and environmental legislation related to mining, roads financing law, telecommunications law, postal law, insolvency law, labour law and the code of civil procedure.

Eduardo Alberto Calu

  • Assisting a global top 10 leading oil company in tax aspects related to a US$2,8 billion farm in transaction for their entry into a US$32 billion project;
  • Assisting Mining, Oil and Gas companies in a broad range of tax issues arising during negotiations of concession contracts with the Government of Mozambique;

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Industrials
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Construction and materials
  • Gaming
  • Food and Beverage
  • Financial services
  • Fishery