10 VdA partners are nominated by Legal 500 in a new category distinguishing Leading Lawyers for 7 consecutive years in their respective practice areas.

VdA is present in the "Hall of Fame" through: António de Magalhães Cardoso, Mário Esteves de Oliveira, Fernando Resina da Silva, João Vieira de Almeida, Jorge Bleck, Magda Cocco, Manuel Protásio, Miguel Marques dos Santos, Nuno Ruiz and Pedro Cassiano Santos.

The 8 featured practice areas are: Commercial, Corporate & M&A and TMT (with 2 nominated lawyers) and Banking & Finance, EU&Competition, Intellectual Property, Projects & Project Finance, Public Law and Real Estate and Construction (1 nominated lawyer per practice area).