Lisbon, Portugal – Abreu Advogados, a leading law firm in Portugal, has expanded its urban planning and land use, public works, and environment practice by adding three new lawyers to its team. This move highlights the firm’s commitment to providing diverse services and reinforcing the expertise of its team.
The new members joining Abreu Advogados are Ana Rodrigues de Almeida, who will be a professional partner, and Laëtitia Ferro Rodrigues and Tiago Salgueiro Mendes, who will both join as associates.
Inês Sequeira Mendes, the managing partner of Abreu Advogados, expressed the firm’s investment and dedication to strengthening its public law and environment practice. This area has already garnered positive recognition, particularly in urban planning and spatial planning. The firm aims to seize internal and external growth opportunities in these fields, as Portugal is expected to witness major investment projects in property, tourism, industry, and energy. Hence, the addition of experienced professionals like Ana, Laëtitia, and Tiago is considered crucial in meeting the growing demands of clients in these sectors.
Ana Rodrigues de Almeida, professional partner at Abreu Advogados, expressed excitement about joining the firm, recognizing its strong position in the market and multidisciplinary team as vital factors in delivering excellent service and exploring new valuable projects. She also emphasized the willingness to learn from the experienced lawyers in the Public Law and Environment team and contribute to further strengthening the urban planning and land use planning area.
Ana Rodrigues de Almeida holds a law degree from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, along with a Master’s in Administrative Law from the University of Lisbon. Her previous experience includes working in various French institutions and advising NGOs on legal matters.
Laëtitia Ferro Rodrigues, an associate joining the team, holds a law degree and a master’s degree in law from the University of Coimbra. Her professional focus has been on general administrative law, administrative litigation, and tax law.
Tiago Salgueiro Mendes, also an associate at Abreu Advogados, graduated from the University of Lisbon with a law degree. He has pursued further education in several areas of Administrative Law and Economic and Financial Law. His expertise lies in public employment, town and country planning, the environment, public procurement, administrative litigation, and regulation.
Abreu Advogados’ expansion in the field of public law and environment through the addition of these three lawyers strengthens the firm’s ability to serve clients and take advantage of upcoming opportunities in Portugal.
In summary, Abreu Advogados has welcomed Ana Rodrigues de Almeida, Laëtitia Ferro Rodrigues, and Tiago Salgueiro Mendes to its urban planning and land use, public works, and environment practice. The move highlights the firm’s commitment to its team’s experience and offering diverse services to clients. These new members bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise, enabling Abreu Advogados to respond effectively to the evolving demands of property, tourism, industrial, and energy investment projects in Portugal.