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ASP Advogados is a leading law firm based in Luanda, Angola. Our ambition is to be recognized as the first choice for providing trusted legal advice to clients’ complex business and legal challenges in Angola.

ASP Advogados is the exclusive member of VdA Legal Partners in Angola

 ASP Advogados brings together some of Angola’s finest lawyers with the experience, skills and reputation capable of delivering successful results to our clients.

Our lawyers are deeply familiar with the legal, regulatory and business landscape of Angola, and have been involved in major headline projects and transactions, acting for both large international investors and leading domestic entities.


             IFLR AFRICA AWARDS - “National Law Firm of the Year”

              ASP Advogados  wins the "National Law Firm of the Year" award attributed by IFLR in the Africa Awards 2021, as a recognition of the legal innovation applied in the several cross-border transactions that this firm has advised on.


LEGAL 500 - Tier 3

ASP Advogados, is closely associated with major Portuguese firm VdA and advises on a variety of matters, with a focus on projects and project finance. António Penelas heads the firm and has experience in labour, disputes and mining law. Managing associate Joana Pacheco is heavily involved across the range of matters. 

Legal 500, 2021


"Established department that continues to be well regarded in the Angolan market for its active presence in the oil and gas sector. Regularly retained by key companies engaged in the energy, technology and food industries to act as counsel on complex corporate, regulatory and tax mandates. Also assists with restructurings and M&A."

Chambers and Partners Global, 2021


Client Centered. Local Knowledge. Global Reach.

VdA Legal Partners is the brand name that brings together all lawyers and independent law firms affiliated with Vieira de Almeida for the provision of integrated legal services in Lusophone and Francophone Africa, as well as Timor-Leste. 

We offer a unique blend of international technical expertise with a commercial mindset and in-depth knowledge of local markets. Each instruction received by VdA Legal Partners is diligently handled by multidisciplinary teams comprised of subject-matters specialists and local practitioners.

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