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GPA and JLF Advogados (office headed by Dr. José Luis Domingos - lawyer registered at the Angolan Bar Association and Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Angola - Luanda) have established a partnership for the provision of legal services in Angola. This partnership has as its first priority to provide its Clients assistance in all relevant legal areas, ensuring a quick response to the demands of domestic and foreign investors.

Especially suited for legal advice to companies' activity - either to their day-to-day operational activity as well as to specific operations and transactions - the partnership between GPA and JLF Advogados provides its Clients expert advice in implementing their investment in Angola, namely in the following areas of the law:


Oil & Gas

  • Contracts: Production Sharing (PSA) / Joint Operation (JOA) / Services Provision
  • Local Content
  • Environment

Investment

  • Registration and approval of projects before ANIP
  • Currency exchange advice

Immigration

  • Legal Opinion requests for work visas
  • Obtainment and extension of visas
  • Residence and Nationality

Labour

  • Employment Contract Drafting
  • Advice related to employment termination
  • Hygiene, Safety and Health at Work

Corporate

  • Incorporation of companies
  • Brand Registration
  • Mergers / Acquisitions / Capital increases
  • Assistance to the Board of Directors and General Shareholders Meetings / Secretarial Services

Banking

  • Preparation and assistance regarding the execution of Credit Agreements
  • Bank guarantees and other collateral
  • Pre-Litigation and Litigation

Insurance 

  • Legal Assistance to the development of policies
  • Assistance regarding Claims Management
  • Advice to Life and Non-Life insurance

Construction

  • Construction Contracts (including FIDIC)
  • Health and Safety
  • Arbitration & Conciliation

With regard to foreign investment, the partnership between GPA Network and JLF Advogados provides legal assistance to its Clients in structuring their investment from their country, helping to mitigate the cultural, linguistic and legal barriers often associated with cross-border transactions.


Contacts:

GPA NETWORK - Angolan Desk
José Limón Cavaco
Palácio Sottomayor, Rua Sousa Martins, nº 1 - 6º
1050-217 Lisboa
E: jose.cavaco@gpasa.pt 
T: +351 213 121 550


JLF ADVOGADOS 

Edifício Presidente 
Largo 17 de Setembro, nº 3
2º Andar - Sala 250
Luanda - Angola
E: advogados@jlf-lawfirm.com 
S: www.jlf-lawfirm.com 
T: +244 948 026 294

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