We are ATLAW

Who we are

Our story

ATLAW, Azevedo Lopes Lawyers is a Boutique Law Firm. Our law firm is focused on providing personalized legal services.  

We develop our legal activity based on the criteria of transparency, rigor and responsibility. Our main focus is to be close to our clients and their needs, aiming to be their natural choice.

We want the result achieved for our Client to be effective and appropriate, both from a legal and economic point of view. 

As a Boutique Law Firm, our office has the advantage of offering multiple benefits to private clients and small and medium-sized companies around the world.

Practice Areas

Our experience speaks for us

Corporate & Governance Law

"I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better." Abraham Lincoln

Our team provides support to clients at various stages of this practice, ranging from support in the creation, operation and daily management of companies to advising on restructuring and investment operations, which allows us to have the privilege of providing full support to projects from their embryonic stage.  

We are especially suited to conduct matters directly in the follow-up and drafting of commercial contracts as well as all kinds of services, in corporate reorganization and restructuring, capital increases and the dissolution and liquidation of companies.

Intellectual Property, Digital & GDPR

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." Steve Jobs

Digital law is the result of the relationship between the science of law and computer science, always employing new technologies. 

We focus our attention on guiding in the prevention and presentation of solutions related to digital law and the use of technology, providing our support, on a corporate basis, namely, in the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as, on a private basis, regarding the treatment of personal data.

Employment Law

"Be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

In the area of Labor Law, we provide legal advice on employment contracts and similar situations, assisting in all types of labor relations, disciplinary procedures and dismissals. 

All labor issues, as well as ongoing assistance to companies in the daily management of relations with their employees, benefit schemes, compliance with applicable rules and restructuring operations can count on the support of our firm.

Immigration and Nationality Law

"The Portuguese people are essentially cosmopolitan. A true Portuguese has never been Portuguese: it has always been everything." Fernando Pessoa

Our firm provides personalized legal advice to those who intend to reside in Portugal. 

We also provide full support to foreign investors who wish to benefit from the special regime of Residence Permit for Investment Activity in the national territory, known as Golden Visa, as well as to those who intend to obtain residence in Portugal by other means. 

We also provide support to foreign citizens in the phase of searching and obtaining documents aimed at obtaining Portuguese nationality.

Real Estate Law

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." Milton Berle

In the most varied real estate transactions, regardless of their size, complexity or geographical location, our firm provides the necessary legal advice for, among others, promissory contracts and deeds of sale, leases, loans, mortgages, among others. 

We also provide legal services in all its components and business models and in aspects related to investment support through bank financing, construction, promotion and real estate development, doing the usual real estate and financial due diligence for this type of projects.

Financial Industry

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Benjamin Franklin

We are recognized for offering high quality legal services in the financial sector, specializing in banking, insurance and asset management. We offer customized solutions for national and international clients, covering everything from banking regulations to ESG and GDPR compliance.

Whether navigating financial regulations, structuring sustainable operations or ensuring GDPR compliance, we are your trusted partner for outstanding legal services in the dynamic and ever-evolving financial sector.

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)

"Investing sustainably is not just a duty; it's the foundation for a sound and ethical financial future." Richard Branson

We offer legal advisory services specializing in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance). In particular, interpretation and application of European Union rules and regulations, such as the Taxonomy Regulation, SFDR and CSRD. Drafting and reviewing sustainability reports, prospectuses, contracts and other documents containing information on ESG factors.

We also provide support in structuring and implementing sustainable financial operations, such as issuing green bonds, assessing and managing risks and opportunities associated with ESG factors. We advise on the prevention and resolution of conflicts and disputes related to ESG law, including civil liability, defense of shareholder and stakeholder rights, and challenging decisions by supervisory authorities. Our services also include on and off-site compliance.

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Law is culture. What comes from the history of peoples and that makes up a set of rules that govern these human behaviors is predominantly dialectical.
Thus, Law and Culture are inseparable.
And at ATLAW this relationship is indelible.
We invite you to come and enjoy our Culture with us, unique authors in our country who will favor us with their art!


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