Aceris Law’s Portugal Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Portugal, i.e., where Portuguese law applies, a contract is executed in Portugal, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Portugal, or the Portuguese State or a Portuguese State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned Portugal and neighbouring States.
We maintain permanent access to offices in Lisbon to meet and work with clients, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference. Our Portugal Arbitration Lawyers Desk also has access to Portuguese jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking English and reading Portuguese.
Our Portugal Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Portuguese lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Portugal.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Portugal. For example, Aceris Law’s Portugal Arbitration Lawyers Desk represented a client in an ad hoc arbitration regarding the sale and leaseback of a plane between a Portuguese company and an Angolan company. We have also served in an UNCITRAL arbitration regarding a construction dispute in Angola. We also have significant experience in other Lusophone countries, including Brazil and Angola, and have served as counsel in dozens of arbitrations with their seat in other E.U. countries.
By having a dedicated team of arbitration lawyers for arbitrations concerning Portugal, Aceris Law ensures that arbitrations involving Portugal are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills, which are important for the successful outcome of an international arbitration.
To learn more about Aceris’ Portugal Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.