PLMJ gains recommendations in all 20 practice areas analysed and 54 individual recommendations
PLMJ leads the market Portugal as the only law firm in the country to be recommended in Bands 1 and 2 in all 20 practice areas analysed by Chambers and Partners – Europe. Every year, this prestigious international directory evaluates the work done by Europe's leading law firms and, in making these recommendations, Chambers highlights PLMJ's dominant role in the Portuguese legal profession as in international, full-service firm.
PLMJ has achieved recommendations in Band 1 for insurance, a category now independent from banking & finance, which maintains its place in Band 1; for competition, corporate M&A, dispute resolution, employment, energy & natural resources, intellectual property, real estate, restructuring & insolvency and TMT. Recommended in Band 2 are banking & finance, energy & natural resources (international), the Oporto office, planning, private equity, projects, public law, tax and transportation: aviation.
PLMJ also stands out for its individual recommendations,achieving 54 recommendations awarded to 41 PLMJ lawyers. This number has been rising over recent years and this year sees 3 more recommendations than last year. Among the specialists recognised by Chambers are PLMJ founding partner and head of the arbitration practice José Miguel Júdice, who is named Star Individual, and founding partner PLMJ Luís Sáragga Leal, who is named Senior Statesmen.This year also sees the introduction of the new category of Eminent Practitioner, and partner Abel Mesquita achieves this status in Employment. These are the highest levels of recommendation awarded by Chambers.
All these recommendations highlight PLMJ's experience in...