IBERIAN LAWYER Awards please us to announce the award for "Lawyer of the Year" with Guilherme Dray in the category of "Public Sector Employment" 2024!

Our labor team, Ana Paula SantiagoEstela Guerra, and Joana Fuzeta da Ponte also attended the gala ceremony in Madrid!

Access to all winners here: Iberian Lawyer Labour Awards 2024, the winners - Iberian Lawyer


We're thrilled to announce our membership with Trustlaw, a Thomson Reuters Foundation service that helps law firms to provide pro bono legal services to NGOs and social enterprises pursuing to create social change around the world!

TrustLaw is the world's largest pro bono network with over 6,500 members in 190+ countries.

Learn more at: https://lnkd.in/dwCZYjpx


In the 2023 rankings, IFLR1000 distinguished MACEDO VITORINO and our partners Susana Vieira, André Vasques Dias, Antonio de Macedo Vitorino and João de Macedo Vitorino, in the practice areas such as "Corporate and M&A", "Private Equity and M&A", "Banking and Finance", "Capital Markets: Debt", "Capital Markets: Equity", "Project Development", "Project Finance" and "Restructuring and Insolvency".

Access the link: https://lnkd.in/eYgikqd


Portugal is the European country with the highest average hours of sun exposure and has been taking advantage of this by becoming one of the most progressive countries for renewableenergies.

Solarplaza and MACEDO VITORINO have collaborated to create a roadmap for navigating Portugal's energy regulations, presented in our latest white paper.

Download the full article here: https://shorturl.at/bhlpq
Learn more about Solarplaza Summit Portugal: https://shorturl.at/gpxWZ


Last week, our Madrid team had the pleasure of hosting an informative discussion alongside MACEDO VITORINO and RBC Capital Markets on the key challenges and opportunities in the offshore wind market in Spain and Portugal.

Partner David Diez and Senior Associate Ignacio Soria discussed with their fellow panellist the upcoming auctions and the key challenges and opportunities for the sector. Partner Emmanuel Ninos participated in the discussion on the “Lessons Learnt and Best Practices from Northern Europe”.

Thank you to everyone who attended, our co-hosts and great panellists João de Macedo Vitorino (MACEDO VITORINO), Ralph Ibendahl, CFA and Nicolas Mazzoli (RBC) for the insightful discussion.


A delegation of attorneys from Nebraska visited Macedo Vitorino's premises on May 16, 2022.  

The group came to Portugal in the context of a CLE Abroad Program - CLE Abroad is an American Organization dedicated to promoting international exchange for US Lawyers by partnering with US Bar Associations and other legal organizations. CLE stands for Continuing Legal Education

MV Partner Guilherme Dray received the group, presented them a general overview the Portuguese Legal System and discussed briefly the impact of Covid-19 in Portugal and particularly how it affected labor relations, as well as being one of the scientific coordinators of the Green Paper on the Future of Work

MV Partner Cláudia Fernandes Martins, and Senior Associate Cláudia Trindade also provided a lecture on Women's/ Gender Issues: the impact of Portuguese culture on a Woman's career, particularly for Women in Law; and what it is like to be a service provider when it comes to motherhood and childcare.

Both lawyers also spoke a little bit about themselves, what brought them to the legal field and talked briefly about Portuguese Law Practice compared to Law Practice in other European countries, in their experience.

This lecture was moderated, designed and planned by Simona Segundo, former trainee lawyer at Macedo Vitorino and current Head of Communications. Simona is also part of the CLE Abroad Portugal Team. 

Thank you CLE Abroad and Nebraska State Bar Association! 


On September 20, João de Macedo Vitorino participated on the Webinar Free Legal Aid, in collaboration with Pro Bono Portugal, where he talked a little bit about our experience in MACEDO VITORINO with Pro Bono work, what was like receiving First Firm of the Year award by Pro Bono Portugal on February 2, 2020 and being the first firm in the Pro Bono Portugal secondment program, which began in September 15, 2021. 

If you wish to find out more please download our PDF presentation down bellow. 


A group of American attorneys from California visited Macedo Vitorinos’ premises.

Our partners Guilherme Dray and António de Macedo Vitorino received and presented them a general overview on Portugal, including its legal system and business opportunities.

This visit follows a previous one from a group of NYC’ lawyers and it is part the MVA’s partnership policy. These events will continue throughout 2020 with new groups of lawyers coming from Missouri, Nebraska, Dallas and Virginia.


António de Macedo Vitorino will be participating at the 3rd edition of the "NPL Iberian Forum", which will take place on October 11, at the Pestana Palace Hotel, in Lisbon.

The managing partner of Macedo Vitorino & Associados will moderate the session "Vision and expectations of the main advisors in the NPL market", where will be present the opinion and experience of the main advisors of the NPLs market and their best practices in order to encourage and make profitable the purchase and sale of debt portfolios.

Beside the session "Vision and expectations of the main advisors in the NPL market", at this forum will be analysed how technology and Big Data can favour the success of the purchase-sale operations in the different stages. Will also be shared the vision of suppliers, service providers and funds on this topic, making it possible to know the reality of this sector, which is still very active.

To know more please go to “NPL Iberian Forum”


Last week the city of London received the "NPL Europe 2017 Summit", and Macedo Vitorino & Associados participated in the Portuguese block, represented by the managing partner António de Macedo Vitorino.

"Looking for a Solution for Portugal's NPL Problem" was presented by António, who discussed the reasons for Portugal present the third highest NPL rate in Europe (where we are and how did we get here?), the Portuguese Government’s proposals to solve the Portugal’s NPL problem (the Official Positions) and what the banks can do to solve the problem (the Way Forward).

To learn more see our presentation in the PDF or read the brochure "Looking for a Solution for Portugal’s Non-Performing Loans".