VdA is the leading firm in Forty under 40 awards with 38 nominations.

It is shortlisted, in 19 team categories, with the areas of Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets (debt & equity), Energy, EU&Competition, Fintech, Infrastructure and Constructions, Insolvency & Restructuring, Insurance, IP/TMT, Labour, Life Sciences and Pharma, Litigation, M&A, Private Equity, Public Law, Real Estate, Tax and White Collar Crime.

In these awards, which also distinguish the best lawyers in the Iberian Peninsula under the age of 40, VdA also stands out with 19 individual nominations:



​André Gaspar Martins

​Public Law

​Ângela Viana


​Carlos Couto


​Catarina Carvalho Cunha 

​Arbitration; Insolvency & Restructuring

​Inês Perestrello

​Infrastructure and Construction

​Joana Bernardo

​White Collar Crime

​Lisa Ventura Lopes

​Real Estate

​Marta Flores da Silva


​Olivier Bustin

​Energy; Infrastructure and Construction

Orlando Vogler Guiné

Banking & Finance; Capital Markets (debt & equity)

​Pedro Fontes

​Life Sciences and Pharma

​Pedro Pires Fernandes


​Sofia Bobone

​M&A; Private Equity

​Tiago Bessa


​​Tiago Cochofel de Azevedo


This year’s edition has an international jury with General Counsels and Heads of Legal.

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