Who's Who Legal recently released the first results of the 2022 ranking, naming the best lawyers in their practice area, through peer and client recommendations.

VdA remains in great prominence with several lawyers highlighted in the areas disclosed by the ranking: Banking, Data, Mining, Telecoms, Media & Entertainment and Transport.

In the category of "Global Elite Thought Leaders 2022", Pedro Cassiano Santos and Tiago Marreiros Moreira are the distinguished lawyers in the areas of Banking - Finance and Corporate Tax, respectively.

Jorge Bleck and Paulo Olavo Cunha are the lawyers nominated as "Thought Leaders 2022" in the area of M&A & Governance.

Hugo Moredo Santos, Manuel Protásio, Paula Gomes Freire and Pedro Cassiano Santos were nominated as "Global Leader - Recommended" in Banking - Finance. The latter was doubly nominated in Banking - Regulatory.

In the category of "National Leader - Recommended" in the area of Iberia - Banking, the lawyers nominated are Hugo Moredo Santos, Paula Gomes Freire and Pedro Cassiano Santos.

In the category Data - Data Privacy & Protection 2022, VdA counts with the recognition of Inês Antas de Barros, Magda Cocco, Margarida Couto and Helena Correia Mendonça as "Global Leader - Recommended". Magda Cocco accumulates the same distinction in the category of Data - Data Security 2022.

In Data - Information Technology 2022, in the area of Information Technology, as "Global Leader - Recommended", the lawyers Fernando Resina da Silva, Magda Cocco, Margarida Couto and Catarina Mascarenhas are the distinguished.

The "National Leader - Recommended" in the Iberia - Data category are Fernando Resina da Silva, Inês Antas de Barros, Magda Cocco, Margarida Couto, Ricardo Bordalo Junqueiro, Catarina Mascarenhas and Helena Correia Mendonça.

In Mining 2022, Manuel Protásio was recognised as "Global Leaders - Recommended".

In Telecoms, Media & Entertainment 2022, Fernando Resina da Silva, Magda Cocco, Margarida Couto and Catarina Mascarenhas are the VdA lawyers distinguished as "Global Leaders - Recommended".

In Transport 2022, Magda Cocco as "Global Leaders - Recommended" is the only Portuguese lawyer distinguished in the area of "Transport - Space & Satellites".

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