Iberian Lawyer has released the nominees for the Forty under 40 Awards 2021, the awards that recognise the achievements of the new generation of leading lawyers in their practice area, who are shaping the future of the profession.

Held annually, the Iberian Lawyer's Forty Under 40 Awards honour lawyers from across the Iberian Peninsula who are under the age of 40.

VdA has 25 lawyers nominated: in Arbitration – Filipe Rocha Vieira and Pedro Pires Fernandes; Banking & Finance – Carlos Couto; Capital Markets – Carlos Couto and Orlando Vogler Guiné; Energy – Ângela Viana; EU & Competion – Marta Flores da Silva and Sílvia Bessa Venda; Infraestructure and Constructions – Inês Perestrello; Insolvency & Restructuring e Insurance – Carlos Couto; IP/TMT – Tiago Bessa and Maria de Lurdes Gonçalves; Labour – José Fernando Barata; Life Sciences and Pharma – Pedro Fontes; Litigation – Filipe Rocha Vieira and Maria Eliseu; M&A and Private Equity – Sofia Bobone; Public Law – André Gaspar Martins and Marco Caldeira; Real Estate – Lisa Ventura Lopes; Tax – Francisco Cabral Matos; White Collar Crime – Joana Bernardo and Rui Costa Pereira.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, to be held on 23 September in Madrid.

Find out more here.