ASP Advogados | Tier 3

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  • Practice head(s): António Penelas
  • Other key lawyers: Joana Pacheco; Marcelo Mendes

ASP Advogados is led by disputes, mining and labour partner António Penelas, and has a solid track record in advising clients on operational and regulatory issues, as well as restructuring matters across the oil and gas sector. Managing associate Joana Pacheco maintains a particular focus on the mining and energy industries, while Marcelo Mendes specialises in litigation and arbitration.

Key Clients: Standard Bank Angola; Trafigura Group Pte Ltd.; Puma Energy (Angola); KT – Kinetics Technology, SPA; SACYR, S.A.; Standard Bank de Angola, S.A.; Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft (“HL AG”); TDR Capital LLP (“TDR Capital”); I Squared Capital Advisors (US) LLC (“I Squared Capital”); BIOCOM; Unitel – Angola; Odebrecht Angola; Lusiaves, SGPS, S.A.; ANGOFLEX Industrial Lda.

Work highlights

  • Assisting Standard Bank Angola (acting as the financial adviser) on the privatisation process of Banco de Comércio e Indústria.
  • Advising Trafigura and Puma Energy on the sale of Sonangol shareholding in Puma Energy and the acquisition by Sonangol of Puma Energy shareholding in group Pumangol.
  • Advising KT Kinetics Technology in connection with its bid to ENI.


Source: Legal 500