Team


Partners


MC JURIST has currently 20 fee earners between our head office in Luanda and our liaison office in Lisbon.

MC JURIST is comprised of a team of customer focused attorneys and paralegals, with legal and practical knowledge of Angola and its laws.

NUNO DE MIRANDA CATANAS

Partner and Managing Director


Nuno is the firm´s founding partner and heads the Corporate Transactions and Investment Projects group. Nuno has been heavily involved in international transactions for 20-plus years, handling corporate and commercial issues. Upon conclusion of his traineeship, Nuno practiced for five (5) years in South-east Asia, notably in Macao and Hong Kong SARs and acted as Foreign Legal Consultant in Houston, Texas for a period of two (2) years, advising petroleum service providers primarily ...


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ANA MARTINS DE CARVALHO

Partner


Ana is the Head of Tax and Employment at MC JURIST. Ana has significant experience in Angola-related projects, especially on tax planning and day-to-day tax matters and other related areas, such as employment, social security obligations, and customs and importation duties.

Ana is usually in charge of providing legal assistance to Human Resources departments providing work force planning and recruiting strategies.



MIGUEL SOBRAL SANTOS

Partner


Miguel is a member of the Corporate and Private Investment Department and has been advising corporate clients that wish to adapt their structures to the demands of a constantly changing market in various areas of corporate including, implementation and development of investment projects; mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures and shareholders´ agreements; incorporations, capital increases and reductions; transformations, dissolutions; corporate restructurings, corporate governance; and due diligences.



CÁTIA SALGADO

Partner


Cátia is a partner and the CFO of MC JURIST. Her practice is mainly focused on employment, customs and litigation matters.
Cátia has experience in advising local and international clients on a range of employment related issues such as drafting employment contracts, including benefit and incentive schemes, salary structures, cross-border employment contracts, advising clients on local and international policies and best practices, preparing disciplinary proceedings, conducting due diligence investigations ...

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ALEXANDRE PESSOA VAZ

Partner


Alexandre is a part of the Corporate and Private Investment team.

Alexandre is experienced in general commercial and real estate law advising domestic and international clients in respect of mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures, commercial agreements, promissory agreements, lease agreements and other related matters in the Angolan jurisdiction.



LAURA MAIA LUCENA

Partner


Laura is a member of the Corporate and Investment Department, where she has been focusing her practice in the Oil and Gas sector and industrial property rights in Angola.

Relevant experience includes preparation and review of documents and legal advice particularly related to foreign exchange structuring, maritime and port regulations, importation and exportation customs procedures and industrial property regulations.


ÓSCAR RICARDO AZEVEDO

Partner


Óscar is part of the Corporate and Investment team. His broad practice includes advising on public mergers and acquisitions, private acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, capital markets, general company law, corporate governance, commercial agreements, insolvency and group restructurings.

Óscar is a member of both the Portuguese and Angolan Bar Association.