VdA was highlighted by Best Lawyers, a prestigious international directory dedicated to the business law sector.

The firm was distinguished as "Law Firm of the Year" in the "Intellectual Property Law" and "Technology Law" categories.

In the individual categories, VdA has six partners recognised as "Lawyer of the Year": Hugo Moredo Santos in Capital Markets Law, João Medeiros in Litigation Law, Magda Cocco in Technology Law, Margarida Couto in Telecommunications Law, Paulo Pinheiro in Health Law and Ricardo Bordalo Junqueiro in European Union Law.

This year VdA is highlighted in 10 new practices: Construction Law, Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice, Derivatives, Immigration Law, Information Technology Law, Insurance Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Mining Law, Privacy and Data Security Law, Structured Finance Law.

For the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers, VdA has 35 highlighted practice areas, 58 recommended lawyers and 111 nominations in total.

For more information see Awards & Rankings.