VdA now has 15 practice areas ranked Band 1, among the 20 practice areas considered for the Chambers Europe 2019 rankings. VdA is the most outstanding firm in Portugal in the ranking which annually recognises the leading corporate law firms in Europe.

Having been nominated in 20 practice areas, VdA achieved fifteen rankings in Band 1, two in Band 2, two in Band 3 and one as “notable practitioner”. The firm’s Insurance, Real Estate and Tax practices are now included in Band 1, its Energy & Natural Resources practice rises to Band 2, General Business Law: Oporto is classified as Band 3 and a new practice area, Shipping, enters the ranking. This year, VdA’s Life Sciences practice area was also autonomously recognised, having directly entered Band 1.

In terms of individual rankings, VdA now has 59 lawyers (including 6 new entries) ranked in different practice areas and sectors.

For more information, see our Awards & Rankings page.