VdA is highlighted in the Leaders League ranking, which every year distinguishes the best law firms and the best lawyers in the Portuguese market by practice area, this year awarding VdA with 25 nominations, being the only law firm with all categories in “Leading”.

 Leaders League ranked VdA as one of the best law firms in six different practices: Banking & Finance, M&A e Corporate, Corporate Tax, Restructuring & Insolvency, Private Equity e Real Estate.

 In the Leading Lawyers category, VdA's distinguished lawyers are in M&A and Corporate, João Vieira de Almeida, Cláudia da Cruz Almeida, Jorge Bleck, Helena Vaz Pinto, Paulo Trindade Costa and Paulo Olavo Cunha; in Private Equity, João Vieira de Almeida, Cláudia da Cruz Almeida and Paulo Trindade Costa; in Restructuring & Insolvency, Cláudia da Cruz Almeida, Frederico Gonçalves Pereira, Filipa Cotta and Tiago Correia Moreira; in Real Estate, Pedro Ferreirinha and Miguel Marques dos Santos; in Banking & Finance, Paula Gomes Freire, Pedro Cassiano Santos, Hugo Moredo Santos, Benedita Aires and Tiago Correia Moreira; and in Coporate Tax, Tiago Marreiros Moreira, Joaquim Pedro Lampreia, Samuel Fernandes de Almeida, Matthieu Le Roux and Conceição Gamito.