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CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut distinguished by The Legal 500

17 April 2020

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut holds a top position in the ranking of the prestigious international directory, The Legal 500, in 11 practice areas and collects 19 individual nominations, among which four lawyers are considered Leading Individuals in five practice areas. The Firm reinforces its leading position in the restructuring and insolvency area with the distinction of Leading Individual attributed to Joaquim Shearman de Macedo.

José Luís Arnaut - Leading Individual, integrating also the Hall of Fame in Intellectual Property
Susana Afonso - Leading Individual, integrating also the Hall of Fame in Employment and Pensions
Mónica Carneiro Pacheco - Leading Individual in Energy & Climate Change
Joaquim Shearman de Macedo - Leading Individual in two areas of expertise, Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency

As for the new generations of lawyers, The Legal 500 highlights the performance of João Marques Mendes in the area of Energy & Climate Change and of João Paulo Gomes in Employment and Pensions, giving them the Rising Star rating.
The directory highlights once again the excellence of CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut's service and advice, which is transversal to the firm's practice area.
The Legal 500 is considered one of the most prestigious guides in the legal market worldwide, dedicated to the comparative analysis of law firms. This analysis is based on the opinion of clients, peers and the distinctive skills of each law firm.