MIRANDA & ASSOCIADOS (“Miranda”) is a full-service Portuguese law firm, head-quartered in Lisbon, Portugal. The Firm has a staff of almost 160 people, of which more than 110 are fee-earners. Over the years, the Firm has gained recognition as one of the most preeminent and internationally oriented Portuguese law firms.
Their aim is to combine the highest international standards with local expertise so they can provide a seamless assistance to the top corporations in their most important and challenging assignments, both in Portugal and overseas.
Through over almost 35 years of experience, our lawyers have developed extensive and widely recognized expertise in a large number of industries and fields of law.
MIRANDA is the founding member of the MIRANDA ALLIANCE (“Miranda Alliance”), a network of law firms and lawyers predominantly, but not exclusively, based in Portuguese-speaking countries. The Miranda Alliance currently covers 15 jurisdictions: Angola, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Senegal, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste; and with a liaison office in the USA (Houston).
As a full service legal services provider, they are ranked in various categories and practice areas. Highlights include the International Law Firm of the Year at the Africa Legal Awards in 2019, and the recognition as the winner of Lusophone Africa Law Firm of the Year in the Chambers Africa Awards in the only four editions of this category - 2018, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
VPQ Advogados is a Cape Verdean full-service law firm.
It emerges with a clear project to adapt to the expectations of local and international clients, combining high technical expertise with in‑depth knowledge of the market.
As an exclusive member for Cape Verde of Morais Leitão Legal Circle, a network of leading Portuguese-speaking law firms, which includes Morais Leitão in Portugal, ALC Advogados in Angola and MDR Advogados, VPQ Advogados is part of an international team with more than 250 lawyers available to work in Portuguese-speaking countries, ensuring the best possible response to the needs of clients in the most varied jurisdictions, namely in Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique and Portugal.
MF&A Moçambique is part of the MF&A Group, which consists of MF&A Portugal, MF&A Moçambique, Ecofield, and MF&A - São Tomé and Príncipe branch. It specializes in environmental consulting and provides a comprehensive range of integrated global services. The MF&A Group has recorded over 700 completed projects across its companies.
NAVEX, part of GRUPO ETE, is the largest Shipping Agent in Portugal and a leading Logistics Operator. Present in mainland Portugal, Madeira, Azores, Cape Verde and Belgium NAVEX with more than 50 years experience servicing all types of vessels and cargoes. NAVEX aims to build solid partnerships with Portuguese and Cape Verdean exporters and importers. This goal is materialized by designing the best multimodal transport solutions, whether containerized, general cargo or project cargo, capitalizing on the Group´s synergies and the vast International network in which it is integrated.
Linklaters advises some of the largest companies and financial institutions in the world, as well as States and public entities, in their most demanding transactions and activities. With 30 offices in the world's largest business and financial centres located in 20 different countries, Linklaters has sought to honour its customers’ trust by combining not only technical expertise and understanding of their interests and activities, as well as ensuring a level of services compatible with the requirements of the transactions in which they intervene and the entities to which it renders services. Having started its activity in March 2002, Linklaters, in Lisbon, was the first of the Magic Circle law firms to establish a presence in Portugal, in order to serve its clients in this country, in its activities in the Iberian Peninsula and around the world.
Quadrante Group, with more than 20 years of experience, provides engineering and architecture consulting services in the areas of Buildings, Transports, Industry and Energy, Water Utilities, Environment and Climate Change, and multidisciplinary projects located anywhere in the world, where flexibility, adaptability to specific conditions and speed of delivery are essential conditions for success. With a team of 170 employees and offices in three continents, our mission is focused on the continuous pursue for sustainable, economically optimized and technically advanced solutions – DESIGNING . DELIVERING . ADDING VALUE
LNEG is a State Laboratory acting in the fields of Energy and Geology that conducts research, demonstration and knowledge transfer including technical and technological assistance and laboratory support aimed at companies.
Rosseti Engenharia, a Luso-Brazilian company with more than 10 years of experience and in strong expansion, provides integrated services under EPC and BoP in the field of Renewable Energies, namely Solar, Wind and Water.
Trama TecnoAmbiental (TTA), based in Barcelona, Spain, is an international consulting and engineering company that specializes in distributed generation through renewable energy sources, energy management and efficiency, rural electrification, self-generation, integration of renewables in buildings, sustainable architecture, as well as, specialized training, education and technological development related to its activities.
A pioneering company in this sector with more than 30 years of experience, TTA offers its clients a solid background in carrying out projects from their evaluation and design phases, through to implementation and subsequent monitoring and maintenance.
TTA’s execution of numerous studies and projects, in Spain as well as in more than 40 countries in Latin America, Africa, Oceania and Europe and more recently in Asia, has consolidated the company as a point of reference in rural electrification through Microgrids using Solar Generation. TTA also offers services from its regional unit in Kenya and its office in Vanuatu.
TTA’s projects demonstrate the skills, flexibility and strong technical background of its highly motivated, multidisciplinary team, as well as the company’s firm commitment to providing high quality services and solutions that are technically, socially and environmentally optimal, integrating and harmonizing the needs of its clients with those of all related parties.
APP-Lda was established in 2000 to provide integrated management of energy, water and sanitation services in Urb. De Ponta Preta (Ilha do Sal-Cabo Verde). We work for sustainable development and believe in the energy transition.
VdA is a portuguese independent law firm. Our international footprint is one of the largest among the leading Lisbon-based law firms being present in ten jurisdictions, including francophone Africa, through VdAtlas - a fully integrated network of indepedent law firms
Hidroerg is dedicated to the design, execution, operation and management of systems for electricity production from renewable natural resources. Established in 1989, it operates jointly with its subsidiaries nine power plants with an installed capacity of 33 MW and an annual output of 100 GWh. It aims to be a reference in the renewable energy sector, with a greater focus on water resources, within a framework of sustainable development and social and economic value generation in the areas where it operates.
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Energy of Cape Verde is headed by Minister Alexandre Dias Monteiro. This is the Ministry that oversees the energy area.
CJR Renewables offers an EPC/BoP integrated service for the construction of wind farms. Operating across all stages of the process of implantation of a project and offering turnkey solutions. Founded in 2002, CJR Wind is present in Europe and Latin America.
The main objective of the CE-CPLP is to facilitate and strengthen business relations between associations and business entities of countries affiliated to the Business Confederation of the CPLP, increasing business, imports and exports in economic areas where these countries are included.
INEGI is a University-Industry Interface Institution dedicated to the realization of Innovation Activity and Technology Transfer oriented to the industrial fabric. Born in 1986 within the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. With legal status of Private Non-Profit Association and with the status of «Public Utility», it assumes itself as an active agent in the development of the Portuguese industrial fabric and in the transformation of the competitive model of the national industry.
Cabeólica, SA is an innovative Cape Verdean company within the national wind energy sector. Its 4 wind farms produce roughly 25% of the electricity demand of the country, enabling Cape Verde to be placed amongst the countries with the highest wind energy penetration worldwide.
The Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) is a science and technology higher education school with a century of history. It was the first school in Portugal to offer a course in Energy and Environment Engineering, with special emphasis on renewable energies and energy efficiency.