‘The lawyers demonstrate thorough knowledge of client’s matters, coming up with practical solutions to solve problems.’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Legal 500

Serra Lopes lawyers have a solid knowledge base, they are very dynamic and results-driven.’    'the team is dedicated, available, pragmatic and constructive.'                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Chambers Europe

Acknowledged as one of the leading Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) teams, with a track record in many of the most high-profile corporate transactions that have taken place in Portugal in recent years. We are also dedicated to the corporate follow-up of Clients in several key areas such as Start-Ups, Compliance, Corporate Governance, Commercial Contracts.

SLCM is a leader in Portugal in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), particularly in Privatizations, Joint Ventures, Private Equity, ensuring the follow-up of transactions in all its phases, including:

  • Analysis and drawing up of contractual structures tailored to the intended transaction
  • Due Diligence
  • Negotiation of appropriate contractual instruments (e.g., Subscription Agreements, Share Purchase and Sale Agreements, Shareholder Agreements, Joint-Ventures Agreements)

In the corporate follow-up to its Clients, SLCM aims to:

  • Enhance compliance procedures of its Clients, ensuring fulfilment of any applicable rules and regulations
  • Adapt corporate governance models to the vision and objectives of its Clients
  • Establish rigorously high standards in contractual instruments made available to its Clients, in order to enhance the continued growth of its businesses


  • Through in-depth knowledge of the Client’s business
  • Introducing tailor made solutions to meet Client’s needs
  • Enhancing the completion of value-added transactions to the customer

To whom?

Our experience includes legal advice to clients in a wide range of activity, with particular focus on Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Banking & Finance Services, Healthcare, Media & Telecommunications, Energy and Real Estate.

With who?

With its highly specialized multidisciplinary teams, SLCM offers its clients comprehensive and global advice in several key practice areas, namely in European Law and Competition, Tax, Planning, Data Protection and Labor Law.

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