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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 a group of lawyers with a high level of experience, expertise and reputation, who present successful solutions and results to their clients.

Our lawyers are deeply familiar with the legal, regulatory and market environment in Angola and have played a leading role in the most emblematic transactions and projects that have taken place in Angola in recent years.


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

ASP Advogados wins the "National Law Firm of the Year" award by IFLR in the Africa Awards 2022, in recognition of the legal innovation applied in the various cross-border transactions that this firm has advised on.

IFLR Africa Awards 2022


Band 3

"ASP - Sociedade de Advogados R.L. is an established law firm that continues to be well regarded in the Angolan market for its active presence in the oil and gas sector. The Luanda-based team is regularly retained by key companies engaged in the energy, technology and financial industries to act as counsel on complex corporate, regulatory and tax mandates. It also assists with restructurings and M&A. Clients benefit from the firm's international association with Portuguese law firm VdA".

Chambers Global, 2023


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

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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