VdA maintains its prominent position as a reference firm in Chambers Global 2020 directory, maintaining several practices at Band 1 and 33 individual nominations.

Internationally, VdA Legal Partners is also in the spotlight, with 10 jurisdictions referenced by the directory, remaining in Band 1 on “Leading Law Firm Networks Department - Africa Wide” category, and the only Portuguese lawyer referenced in the category of Africa Wide - Dispute Resolution.

"VdA is known for Market-leading independent firm with a formidable reputation in the cross-border transactional space. The Lisbon-based practice has a burgeoning international profile with teams covering 13 jurisdictions, including integrated services in lusophone Africa, Franco-Africa and Timor-Leste. The firm is particularly highlighted for its strong presence in Angola. For multi-jurisdictional work which extends beyond the firm's footprint, it engages with trusted co-counsel, drawing upon its non-exclusive list of partnership firms across Europe, America and Africa. VdA frequently collaborates with highly rated firms from the UK and USA, which also includes the regular secondment of lawyers"

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