´Their service quality is excellent and above average. Availability to always look for solutions. Excellent articulation between “the legal” paths and the business ones.’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Legal 500

´The firm has a dynamic, proactive and intelligent team which is fully available to support us with tailor-made solutions.'                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chambers Europe

We combine a specialized team of lawyers, with in depth experience in many of the most relevant transactions that have occurred in recent years in the Portuguese market. SLCM provides wide ranging and innovative legal advice focused on meeting the challenges facing our clients.

The Banking and Financial services market is constantly and rapidly evolving. The impact of the last financial crisis is still being felt, having given rise to proliferation of innovative business structures and models that aim to replace more traditional activities.

SLCM provides services in the Banking, Private Equity, Capital Markets and Insurance sectors, including:

  • Setting up of credit institutions, financial corporations and collective investment undertakings, namely venture capital funds and securities and real estate investment funds;

  • Counselling in the structuring, negotiation, contracting and implementation of banking and financial operations, including credit restructuring and the sale of NPL (Non-Performing Loans) portfolios;
  • Monitoring and tracking of participants in the banking and capital markets, in particular in matters of compliance with prudential and behavioural supervision;
  • Advice on the structuring, contracting and implementation of national and/or international equity and/or debt securities issuance operations, including public and private offers;
  • Incorporation and monitoring of insurers and insurance intermediaries and counselling in the area of ??insurance and mediation.


  • Providing preventative and proactive advice
  • Structuring particularly complex national and international financial transactions
  • Developing innovative products and solutions

To whom?

SLCM provides advice to public and private organizations, legal organizations and individuals, particularly companies, banks, financial companies, collective investment undertakings, venture capital operators, investment funds and their management, issuers and insurance companies operating in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Energy, Health, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Tourism sectors.

With who?

SLCM offers its clients comprehensive and far reaching advice by setting up fluid multidisciplinary and highly specialized teams which benefit from the expertise in all relevant practice areas, namely Competition & Regulatory, Tax, Restructuring & Insolvency, Corporate and M&A, Real Estate & Planning.

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