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José Maria Corrêa de Sampaio

Abreu Advogados



José Maria Corrêa de Sampaio has more than 25 years of experience, dealing with complex transactions in M&A in Portugal and also in other jurisdictions. Widely recognized as an expert lawyer in M&A deals, Jose Maria co-heads the Corporate and M&A practice and regularly advises in the banking and insurance sectors. He is co-coordinator of the financial law and corporate law practice areas, as well as Mozambican Desk at Abreu Advogados. He has experience in the area of commercial litigation to which he has dedicated a significant part of his career, as well in arbitration proceedings and he is a referenced arbitrator in a number of national arbitration centres. José Maria Corrêa de Sampaio is involved in private investment operations in Angola and Mozambique, providing legal advice and supporting the interchange with lawyers at Abreu International Legal Solutions in those countries. Abreu Advogados Mozambican Desk is known for its experience advising companies in corporate, real estate and energy matters. Its clients include major banks, airlines and construction companies. The firm also has recognised expertise in handling arbitration, finance and regulatory cases