VdA is featured in Best Lawyers, an international ranking that analyses the best firms and the most outstanding lawyers in the various practice areas within the business law sector.

The firm has been distinguished as "Law Firm of the Year" in the "Litigation" and "Tax Law" categories.

In the individual categories VdA has 8 lawyers identified as "Lawyer of the Year": Partners Fernando Resina da Silva (Partner) in Technology Law, João Medeiros in Criminal Defense, João Vieira de Almeida (Managing Partner) in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Jorge M. Bleck in Corporate Law, Manuel Protásio in Project Finance and Development Practice, Miguel Pinto Cardoso in Litigation and Vanda Cascão in Energy Law and the Managing Associate Inês Antas de Barros in Privacy and Data Security Law.

In the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers, VdA is ranked in 35 practices, has 62 recommended lawyers and 116 nominations in total.

For more information see Awards & Rankings.