Irina Neves Ferreira
Name: Irina Neves Ferreira
Firm Name: ALC Advogados
Jurisdiction: Angola
Practice Area: Tax Law


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Professional Biography:

Irina Neves Ferreira joined the firm in 2013. She is a lawyer with considerable international experience, especially in the Angolan jurisdiction. In this market she has been involved in operations concerning private investment, insurance law, real estate (including the support to the negotiation of lease contracts for petrol companies), tax law, foreign exchange law and customs. She is also highly experienced in corporate compliance attained throughout her experience as counsel for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region in the international compliance team of a multinational company in the IT area.

In the area of corporate and commercial law she has acted as legal advisor in several mergers, acquisitions and disposals of companies, including the acquisition and disposal of companies with head offices in Portugal and Angola, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients in various sectors, such as the oil sector, construction, information technologies and communications. Irina also provides general legal advice to numerous national and foreign companies in the areas of commercial and corporate law.

EducationLaw Degree (Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2003). Postgraduate Studies in Information Society Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2007). Specialization course: “Introduction to the common law” (ISCTE and Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2008).

Firm Description

We are a leading company in the Angolan market, as we believe in a truly independent advocacy focused on the client. We have a strong and multidisciplinary team of lawyers and combine solid local knowledge with vast international experience, thus enabling us to provide excellent legal services in the Angolan market.

We work with national and international clients, offering highly relevant assistance in strategic sectors such as banking and insurance, energy and natural resources, real estate, construction, industry and services. The high quality of our work, combined with effective availability, allows us to be fully committed to our clients in the most challenging transactions in their sectors of activity.

We are exclusive members in Angola of the Morais Leitão Legal Circle network, which also includes Portugal, Mozambique, Macau and Hong Kong. Our participation in international networks represents an outstanding advantage to our clients as we are prepared to follow them to different markets and jurisdictions.

 

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