We are
DLA Piper.

With a team of over 60 lawyers in Lisbon, we are the largest global law firm operating in Portugal. Our clients include companies listed on the Fortune 500 and many of the 100 largest Portuguese companies from a wide variety of business sectors.

Stärke durch lokale Exzellenz.

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Strong reputation

Our lawyers are frequently recommended by the most reputable international directories – including Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000 and Best Lawyers – for the excellence of their services.

Truly global

Lawyers in our Lisbon office are part of the DLA Piper global network, allowing you to work in a firm with more than 90 offices across the world and to be a part of teams which are specifically formed to meet the needs of each client.

Our achievements

Early careers development

We are proud to develop our trainees’ professional performance and capabilities by creating opportunities tailored to their own skills and profiles. For example, international secondments to challenge your legal knowledge combined with the opportunity to enjoy interesting and enriching experiences.

Collaborative environment

By working with us, you´ll have the chance to be part of an integrated, collaborative team where your colleagues share innovative approaches and insights, both nationally and globally.

Innovative project

Operating within DLA Piper since 2017, the Lisbon office has high goals and ambitious projects. In 2017 and 2018, we were shortlisted as Best Portuguese Law firm by Chambers and recognised among the most powerful brands in the market by Iberian Lawyer.

League leader

DLA Piper was ranked in 2017 as number one by Thomson Reuters for M&A deal volume in Europe for the fifth consecutive year. For the eighth consecutive year, DLA Piper earned the top legal advisor ranking globally for overall M&A deal volume in 2017, according to Mergermarket’s league tables.

Our people

“To be successful here I believe you need an innovative and creative spirit. You also need a client-oriented approach and the will to evolve and maximise your potential.”

— Sara
— Associate


“I prefer it here because there’s more opportunity for me to grow, and I work with people I like who respect our values.”

— António
— Partner


“I prefer it here because there’s more opportunity for me to grow, and I work with people I like who respect our values.”

— Nuno
— Financial Controller


Who we are

Our vision

At DLA Piper we strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. We believe that great businesses can make a better world. That’s why we work hard to achieve the best results for our clients, wherever they do business, and for our people, wherever they work.

We’ve created a culture where every voice counts and every success is recognised. And in the face of fundamental changes in the legal industry, we’re redefining the structure and approach of the traditional law firm.

Our culture and values

We’ve created a culture that encourages and values individual choice and opportunity, combined with inclusion and teamwork. We give, we share and encourage you to do the same.

Our culture is always open and always honest, strengthened by the four values we live every day: Be Supportive; Be Collaborative; Be Bold; Be Exceptional.

We redefine the possible

At DLA Piper, innovation and challenging the status quo are the vital spark to how we think and what we do. Together, we create exceptional experiences, outcomes and growth for our clients and people.

We make this happen with a culture where you bring your passion and individuality to work every day. We want you to reach your full potential as part of a diverse, global team that thrives on collaboration, and seizing opportunities and commercial edge.