ASP | Tier 3

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

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. The firm acts as local counsel on significant oil and gas projects alongside VdA and its head of practice João Afonso Fialho.

Key Clients: KT – Kinetics Technology, Schlumberger – Angola, Meteo France International, Biocom, Odebrecht Angola

Work highlights

  • Assisting Biocom, a major Angolan bioethanol, sugar and electricity producer, in all its activities, mainly with the restructuring of two loans.
  • Assisting KT – Kinetics Technology in connection with bidding for and implementation of an optimisation project for the Luanda refinery.
  • Advising Schlumberger in the respective judicial inventory proceedings for the relatives of two former Schlumberger’s employees who passed away in a helicopter crash in 2015.


Source: Legal 500