Vieira de Almeida & Associados (VdA) maintains its leading position in national advocacy, according to the international guide Chambers Global, one of the most renowned international guides in advocacy.

This guide, that identifies leading law firms in the advocacy market in more than 180 countries, distinguishes VdA in five practices: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, M&A and Corporate and Projects.
Of these five practices, four are ranked in Band 1, having Projects risen from Band 2 to 1. This year Paula Gomes Freire (Banking & Finance and Capital Markets), Sofia Ribeiro Branco (Dispute Resolution), Hugo Moredo Santos (Capital Markets) and Orlando Vogler Guiné (Capital Markets) are highlighted in personal rankings.

VdA has three new entries: Pedro Simões Coelho (partner) in Banking & Finance, Jorge Bleck (partner) in Corporate M&A and Miguel Pinto Cardoso (partner) in Dispute Resolution.