VdA is the Portuguese law firm with the largest number of practice areas to be considered by Who's Who Legal as well as the firm with the most individual nominations in what concerns practitioners. After having been awarded the prize for Best Firm of the Year by this acknowledged international guide, VdA maintains its leading position with ten of its practice areas and 16 names referenced by the guide. Indeed in five out of the ten areas nominated there is more than one lawyer to be identified.

Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Tax, Project Finance, Regulatory Communications, Competition, Capital Markets, Life Sciences, Banking and Public Procurement are the areas included in the guide and António Magalhães Cardoso, Fernando Resina da Silva, João Vieira de Almeida, Manuel Protásio, Margarida Couto, Nuno Ruiz, Paula Gomes Freire, Paulo de Barros Batista, Paulo Pinheiro, Pedro Cassiano Santos and Tiago Marreiros Moreira are the partners referenced alongside Of Counsel Miguel Mendes Pereira and managing associate Joaquim Pedro Lampreia.

João Vieira de Almeida, VdA's managing partner says he is "proud to see VdA acknowledged in such a way, especially as these nominations consider votings by our peers, whom we respect and consider highly".

For more information, please visit Awards & Nominations.