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CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut distinguida em 14 áreas de prática

Chambers and Partners 2019

8/3/2019

A CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut foi distinguida pelo prestigiado diretório Chambers and Partners Europe 2019 em 14 áreas de prática, das 21 analisadas pela publicação.

A área de Energia voltou a obter a classificação máxima – Band 1 - com os Clientes a recomendar a equipa pela qualidade e senioridade dos advogados.

O diretório atribuiu a classificação de Band 2 às áreas de Resolução de Litígios, Corporate e M&A, Direito do Trabalho e Seguros.

As áreas de Direito Bancário & Financeiro, Direito da Concorrência, Propriedade Intelectual, Private Equity, Direito Público e Insolvências & Reestruturações mantiveram a classificação de Band 3.

A área de Direito Fiscal e Mercado de Capitais obtiveram a classificação de Band 4.

A Chambers and Partners 2019 distinguiu 16 advogados da CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut.

 

O que diz a Chambers and Partners Europe sobre cada um dos advogados destacados*:

 

Na área de Energia, a sócia Mónica Carneiro Pacheco e o associado João Marques Mendes foram reconhecidos como Notable Practitioners.

Mónica Carneiro Pacheco: "very experienced and knowledgeable of energy sector law."

João Marques Mendes "acts for key energy clients on a variety of corporate and M&A transactions, offering further regulatory support. He is additionally skilled in handling litigious matters within the natural resources sector. He is particularly well-versed in solar, wind and hydropower projects".

Na área de Banking & Finance, os sócios António Payan Martins e Francisco Xavier de Almeida são destacados como Notable Practitioners.

António Payan Martins: He is good at managing clients' expectations and always tries to reach an agreement in a constructive way."

Francisco Xavier de Almeida assists domestic and international banks and financial services companies with financing agreements or regulatory issues. His practice extends to structured finance.

 

Na área de Mercado de Capitais, Francisco Xavier de Almeida foi também destacado como Notable Practitioner: advises multinational banks and other financial institutions on the full spectrum of capital markets mandates, spanning equity, debt and securitisation. He also handles related litigious matters and regulatory issues.

 

Na área de Concorrência, a Chambers and Partners reconheceu o sócio Luis Romão: "he is very client and business oriented".

 

Na área de Direito Societário, o diretório destacou os sócios Francisco Xavier de Almeida e João Caldeira.

Francisco Xavier de Almeida: a pragmatic lawyer "who facilitates the deal and has agood understanding of clients' needs."

João Caldeira: "very experienced".

Na área de Resolução de Litígios, foram reconhecidos os Sócios Joaquim Shearman de Macedo, Nuno Pena, Miguel Esperança Pina e Rita Gouveia.

Joaquim Shearman de Macedo: represents an impressive roster of clients in shareholder, civil liability or construction disputes, including damages claims, and assists companies with both litigation and arbitration proceedings. He demonstrates further skill in corporate crime mandates and is described as "accurate, insightful and very thorough."

Nuno Pena: "very passionate, charismatic lawyer who cares about our objectives." His broad practice spans civil, commercial and banking litigation and he regularly represents financial institutions and large domestic or foreign corporates.

Miguel Esperança Pina: "excellent" and regularly represents international corporations, banks and state-owned companies. He advises on a variety of complex and high-value litigation and arbitration proceedings, including those with a cross-border element.

Rita Gouveia: "skilled and smart" Rita Gouveia frequently assists significant clients with financial litigation, damages claims and arbitration procedures. Interviewees speak highly of her, noting her "very good expertise in dispute resolution."

 

Na área de Direito do Trabalho, o diretório distingue as sócias Susana Afonso e Sofia Mateus.

Susana Afonso: The "fast, practical and experienced" Susana Afonso co-heads the department and wins plaudits for her "great commercial capabilities." She advises on reorganisation processes, including transfers of undertaking, workforce reduction and liaisons with the unions. Her expertise extends to disciplinary procedures and subsequent judicial claims.

Sofia Mateus: recommended for her "expertise in labour law and pragmatism in approaching difficult cases." She co-leads the team and advises on downsizing operations, disciplinary actions and pension funds.

 

Na área de Seguros, a Chambers reconhece o sócio Joaquim Shearman de Macedo.

 

A área de Propriedade Intelectual é distinguida pela Chambers and Partners, que destaca o sócio e managing partner José Luis Arnaut e o associado coordenador, João Paulo Mioludo.

José Luis Arnaut: The "very effective" José Luis Arnaut combines his role as managing partner of the firm with his IP practice, which spans patents, trade marks and domain names. He regularly deals with issues at both the Portuguese and EU levels.

João Paulo Mioludo: "a hands-on lawyer who is very practical and knowledgeable." He advises on matters relating to trade marks, including prosecution, portfolio management and enforcement proceedings".

Em Private Equity, o reconhecimento vai para os sócios Francisco Xavier de Almeida e João Caldeira.

Francisco Xavier de Almeida: "hands-on practitioner who replies very fast and offers pragmatic solutions." He co-leads the team and is accomplished in the areas of private equity and investment.

A equipa de Direito Público, na qual é destacada o sócios, Gonçalo Guerra Tavares é reconhecida por: "availability, technical competence and client orientation" e pela "ability to communicate in our language, not only in legalese."

Na área de Direito Fiscal, a equipa é reconhecida pela clareza e experiência em assuntos transnacionais e o sócio Patrick Dewerbe pela sua "availability and speed of response".

 

* As citações retiradas do diretório Chambers and Partners 2019 foram mantidas no idioma original para correspondência total com o que foi dito pelos clientes.