Catarina Levy Osório

ALC Advogados - Angola

Managing Partner

Masuika Office Plaza Edifício MKO A Piso 5
Escritório A, Talatona, Município de Belas

+244 926 877 478

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Catarina has relevant experience in Angolan law, and is skilled at assisting with complex cases related to investment funds and corporate and tax laws, with additional capabilities in private investment, tax, labour and contractual issues.

Is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners, and Legal 500, on Corporate and M&A.

She often participates as speaker in seminars and conferences and is the author of several articles in Angola jurisdiction.

ALC Advogados ( was founded in 2010 by Catarina Levy Osório and Helena Prata Ferreira, both entrepreneurs female lawyers aiming to work in and for Angola.

Since the beginning, ALC Advogados is proud to have people of various backgrounds and generations, adding different values and experiences to the advice we provide to our clients.

Equality of opportunities, on the job training and attention to details have always been a concern, and our lawyers are prized and recognized for the excellence of their service.

Being a member of the Morais Leitão Legal Circle, ALC Advogados benefits from an ambitious training program in a variety of areas and themes, and this has been very important for our lawyers and for the services ALC provides.

  • Advised a major angolan construction company in the acquisition of an operation with assets in Angola, Portugal, Mozambique and Cape Verde, being Catarina the partner coordinating the leading firm. 
  • Advised an Angolan leading company in the retail share market on the drafting and negotiation of both a JVA and a facility agreement in relation to the construction, commissioning and a operation of an industrial complex for the processing and industrial production of wheat flour in Luanda.
  • Advised an asset management company in the constitution and negotiation of investment and real estate funds. She assisted the client in the capital increase in several investment funds, most notably the capital increase of a real estate investment fund.
  • Assisted a client on structuring a real estate project in Angola (allotment and the construction of a hotel/resort and a leisure area) in an underdeveloped area of the country. Conducting procedures before local authorities and advising on regulatory matters at the construction stage.

  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Project development

In Angola specialisation is not yet a trigger, thus lawyers are involved in projects that deal with a lot of areas of practice and are not yet divided in these sub-groups.

  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Industrials
  • Investment management
  • Mining
  • Real estate
  • Tourism

  • Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University, 1998)