Real Estate in Portugal
Rua Garrett 64,, 1200-204 Lisbon, Portugal, Lisbon
Sérvulo & Associados (SÉRVULO) is a Portuguese full-service law firm with 20 years of existence, which occupies a leading position in the Portuguese legal market. Recognized for the quality of its legal services in all relevant areas of law and strategic sectors, SÉRVULO has a highly competent multidisciplinary team of more than 100 lawyers, motivated by a single purpose: to transform academic research and accumulated knowledge in the design of sound legal solutions, thus creating added-value for its clients.
SÉRVULO is trusted by a vast number of the main private and public entities, both domestic and international, in the Portuguese-speaking legal markets and in all the most significant economic sectors.
SÉRVULO is not focused on lawyer headcount, but instead on the perfectionism of its team’s work. It houses a roster of lawyers that are fully capable of facing all the challenges that may arise at any time and in any field of the Law.
A full list of all of the firm’s lawyers can be found at WWW.SERVULO.COM.
The firm has been shaped by the links to academia that many of SÉRVULO’s partners and associates have, such that one of the firm’s main strengths is its ability to build solid bridges between the theoretical knowledge and active legal practice.
SÉRVULO is committed to providing legal services of high added-value in those practices that are most relevant to the strategically important areas of business. SÉRVULO rewards merit and encourages the continuous acquisition of knowledge and other professional skills, an attitude which in turn is reflected in the quality of the services rendered.
SÉRVULO is the only Portuguese member of three international networks of law firms (LEGALINK, CATHAY ASSOCIATES and ROXIN Alliance), which allows us to provide comprehensive legal advice to our clients at the global level. SÉRVULO also maintains close relationships with several leading law firms in the Autonomous Regions of Madeira and Azores and in key international jurisdictions, such as Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe, Macao and East Timor (SÉRVULO LATITUDE⦵)Show more +
At SÉRVULO since 2017, Eduardo Gonçalves Rodrigues is a partner in the Real Estate, Tourism and Urban Planning department. He graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the Lisbon School of the Catholic University of Portugal, in 2003, and he also graduated in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon, in 2000. He is a member of Ad Urbem - Association for the Development of Urbanism Law, the Portuguese Urbanists Association and the College of Urbanistic Architects of the Order of Architects. He teaches the Training Course for Expert Evaluators of the Center for Judicial Studies. He regularly participates in conferences and training courses as a speaker in his areas of expertise. He was the coordinator of the Urban Planning Department of Worx - Real Estate Consultants between 2016 and 2017, an associate at the Real Estate and Urbanism Department of Garrigues Portugal between 2007 and 2016, and a lawyer at SÉRVULO in 2006.
“Eduardo Gonçalves Rodrigues has expertise in law and architecture and is an amazing force within the team” (The Legal 500, Real Estate and Construction - 2020).
- Legal advice to public and private entities in the area of urban planning law, namely in procedures for drawing up or reviewing planning instruments, delimiting execution units, performing allotment operations and negotiating urban contracts (planning contracts and urbanisation contracts).
- Follow-up of urban, tourist, commercial and industrial licensing procedures. Legal assistance to architecture and urbanism studios.
- Assistance in real estate transactions including, in particular, conducting due diligences on real estate assets, collaborating in evaluations, structuring of sales processes and negotiations on urban rehabilitation and new construction projects. Collaboration in the assembly of real estate and tourism investment projects, structuring of tourism exploration models and horizontal ownership.
- Legal advice to real estate investment organizations and their management companies.