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Lawyers Funchal

 List of Portuguese lawyers conversant in English in the Funchal area - Madeira Island

This list is provided for the information of Australian travellers and those needing legal assistance in Portugal. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list. Whilst every care has been taken in preparing this list, the Australian Embassy, Lisbon, cannot accept any responsibility for the ability or probity of the practitioners included, nor for the fees which they might charge.


F. Castelo Branco, P. Rebelo de Sousa & Assoc. (in association with Simmons & Simmons – international law firm based in London)
Grupo Legal Português – also in Lisbon
Rua da Queimada de Cima, Nº 33 – 3rd Floor
9000-065 FUNCHAL
Tel.: (+351) 291 202 260
Fax: (+351) 291 202 261

Areas of Practice: Administrative law and Public Tender, Banking, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance, Company and Commercial, Competition, Employment, Environmental, Equity Offerings, European Union Projects, Immigration, Insolvency, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Madeira International Business Centre, Mergers and Acquisitions, Privatisation, Property, Securitisation, Shipping/Aviation, Tax, Telecommunications and Utilities

Spoken languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish



Dr. Henrique Pontes Leça & Assoc.
Praça do Municipio, 8 – 1º Dtº
9000-072 FUNCHAL
Tel.: (+351) 291 221 833
Fax: (+351) 291 221 833

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Commercial, Debt Recovery, Family, House Purchase/Conveyancing, Insurance, Labour Relations, Partnerships, Real Estate Purchase, Tax – Offshore.

Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish

SMS Advogados
Rua Dr. Brito Câmara, 20
(Em frente ao Edificio 2000/In front of the “2000” Building)
9000-039 FUNCHAL
Tel.: (+351) 291 209 900
Fax: (+351) 291 209 920

Areas of Practice: Practice all different areas of the Law

Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French, German, Spanish and Italian

Tranquada Gomes & Coito Pita – Sociedade de Advogados
Rua do Esmeraldo, 47 – 1st Floor
9000-051 FUNCHAL
Tel.: (+351) 291 227 772
Fax: (+351) 291 227 470

Areas of Practice: Commercial, administrative, labour, litigation, financial, taxation, etc.

Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish and Italian



Last reviewed June 2011