\ Areas of Expertise

Alves Mendes & Carlos Picoito develops its professional activity and competences in different legal areas.

Among the services provided within the different activity sectors, we would like to highlight Commercial and Corporate, Banking and finances, Tax, Real Estate, Labour, Family and Litigation.

Commercial and Corporate

  • Companies’ acquisition and sale
  • Companies mergers, divisions, transformations and dissolutions
  • Risk capital
  • Companies’ insolvencies and restructuring
  • Legal support to commercial activities licensing and practice
  • Negotiation, elaboration and follow-up of commercial contracts preparation
  • Legal advice to the activity practiced though electronic commerce
  • Legal audits
  • Debts and companies restructuring
  • Stock markets

Banking and Finance

  • Funding operations
  • Leasing
  • Factoring
  • Derivative Financial Instruments
  • Investment Fund Management Companies


  • Direct and indirect taxes
  • Property
  • Litigation
  • Companies restructuring and internationalization processes
  • Merger, acquisition and reorganization operations
  • Real estate operations and assets transfer
  • Corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructuring
  • Judicial challenges
  • Opposition to tax enforcement
  • Tax reversals

Real Estate

  • Transfer of real estate assets
  • Rental
  • Real Estate contracts
  • Legal audits
  • Transition to NRAU [New Urban Rental Regime]


  • Legal audits
  • Individual and collective Hiring
  • Social Security
  • Occupational Accidents
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Confidentiality and exclusivity agreements
  • Human resources management
  • Follow-up of companies and commercial establishments’ merger, acquisition and closure

Family and Inheritance

  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Divorce
  • Regulation of the exercise of parental responsibilities
  • Legal separation of persons and assets
  • Assets inventory and out-of-court division
  • Donations, wills and agreements as to succession

Arbitration and Litigation

  • Litigation prevention and resolution
  • Legal assistance in Litigation, Commercial and Corporate, Banking, Labour, Tax, Criminal and Civil