Gowling WLG helps co-ordinate legal services for clients who are pursuing business opportunities in Portugal. We also work closely with clients who are looking to do business outside of Portugal.

Members of our Portugal team speak Portuguese. The team is wholly committed to immersing itself in the culture and business practices of Portugal and is dedicated to offering companies and law firms world-class legal advice and personalised, responsive service.

As regular visitors to clients and law firms in Portugal, we can refer international clients to our best friend Portuguese firms most suited to assist in transactions and projects across a range of key sectors.


We have assisted leading Portuguese businesses with their legal work around the world. This work has included:

  • assisting a Portuguese oil company with the English aspects of a financing
  • assisting a Portuguese hotel owner with a management agreement in Portugal
  • assisting a Portuguese hotel company with its expansion outside of Portugal
  • assisting various companies with their standard contract conditions in Portugal
  • assisting companies with their data protection requirements in Portugal
  • advising UK companies on the sale of Portuguese subsidiaries
  • advising on the purchase of UK companies by Portuguese clients

To learn more about how we can help you succeed in Portugal and beyond, please contact Sally Pinkerton or Christopher Alam.