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 13-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 on Angolan law. Nuno is a licensed lawyer in Angola, Portugal and Macao.

In Angola, Nuno has been involved in many major high-profile transactions, with a special emphasis on corporate and investment law for the following industry sectors:

ENERGY (PETROLEUM AND POWER GENERATION): In the Energy field, Nuno has significant experience in assisting oil-field contractors in their operations, including corporate, foreign exchange (payment structures), customs and environmental/ regulatory legal issues and other day-to-day business matters.

CORPORATE, BANKING, FINANCING (both the regulatory and restructuring, as well as providing advice on loans and financing structures): Nuno has also assisted a significant number of major international financial and banking institutions both on establishing and/or restructuring their business, as well as assisting them in the granting of finance to the Angolan State and private entities in infrastructure projects.

CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE (major real estate projects for residential and office purposes, as well infrastructure projects): In recent years Nuno has been working closely with both real estate developers (land law issues), as well as with construction companies, including major international engineering and construction groups.