Banking & Finance in Portugal
Rua dos Remolares 14, 2º, 1200-371, Lisbon
Luiz Gomes & Associates (Luiz Gomes) is a new law firm resulting from the association between André Luiz Gomes and other distinguished lawyers. Originating from reputable law firms in Lisbon, lawyers at Luiz Gomes share the same view of the legal practice as an independent and responsible profession, destined to serve clients in a complex and challenging world.
The firm is especially dedicated to providing legal advice to companies operating in various sectors of activity, focusing in commercial, banking and financial areas of law, both internally and in cross-border transactions, administrative law, tax and dispute resolution.
For us, competence, responsibility and ethics are key and we are committed with excellence, innovation, development and sustainability, in a firm that respects differences, promotes an effective equality of opportunities and a healthy balance between professional and personal life.
We are firmly set in staying in the front line of the legal industry and we are aware of the role of lawyers as guardians of freedom and the rule of law.Show more +
Florbela Pires specializes in internal and cross border financial transactions and contracts. She has been advising credit institutions, financial companies and other clients in regulatory matters, and in the structuring of offers of securities.
She also advises private and public entities in re‑privatization proceedings and clients in insurance matters.
Before being a partner at Luiz Gomes & Associates, Florbela was a senior associate at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira for more than a decade.
She started her career at the Portuguese Securities Commission, and later at the Portuguese Government as a legal drafter and advisor to the Council of Ministers.
Florbela led a team of Law teachers in West Africa (Guinea-Bissau) and was a member of the civilian support group at the United Nations Mission of Support In East Timor.
After graduation, Florbela has taught Law at the University of Lisbon Law School and is frequently invited to lecture on post-graduation courses and conferences on matters of Private International Law, Insurance Law and Securities Law.Show more +