We pride ourselves on providing an excellent service, backed by years of immigration experience. We have a deep understanding of Portuguese immigration laws and procedures. We know what decision makers expect and demand. At the start of every legal process, our immigration attorneys take the time to fully understand your goals for both work and family life in Portugal, and create strategies to achieve each goal quickly and effectively.

Carefully guiding you through the complex legal immigration process, we continually keep you apprised and answer all your questions.

  • Employment Based Residency Permits

  • Employment Based Work Permits

  • Highly Skilled Migrant Worker Permits

  • Company Registration for Highly Skilled Migrant Workers

  • Employment of Foreign Workers

  • Registering EC Service Provision Employment

  • Temporary Work Visas

  • Self-Employment Visas

  • Business Plans

  • Investor Visas

  • Family Residency Cards

  • Family Work Permits

  • Family Visitor Visas

  • Naturalization & Citizenship

  • Permanent Residency

  • Student Graduate Visas

  • Translating Foreign Documents

  • Review and Compliance Check

  • Registering at City Hall

  • Immigration Appeals

  • Litigation


Our team is experienced in advising national and international individual clients and companies about Tax Incentive Programs for Real Estate Investment and Tax Regime for Non-habitual Residents; Corporate restructuring and tax investment optimization, at a national and international level; Providing legal advice to individuals and companies to resolve international double taxation issues;

Real Estate

We have provided legal support in every aspect of the Portuguese real estate market. Our expertise goes from structuring and negotiating your real estate projects up to investment, providing full support in due diligence processes, purchase and sale, sale and leaseback, forward funding and construction.

Our team also tackles urban development and spatial planning. We give advice not only about obtaining the necessary approvals and administrative procedures in regards to urban planning and rehabilitation, but also on any litigation and enforcement related to various urban planning instruments.


Our Corporate practice includes a wide range of topics, from setting-up company structures, to day-to-day management or support in more complex restructuring and investment structures.

We cover the following topics in-depth:

  • Setting-up and winding-up of companies

  • Shareholder relationships

  • Due diligences

  • Corporate governance

  • Corporate advisory

  • Exit operations

  • Commercial law issues


Azevedo Legal team focus much of its work in Labour Law and Social Security, assisting all types of companies in matters relating to this area of practice.


We have a specialized team that provides regular support to HR departments, advising Clients from various areas monitoring of labor due diligences and also within relevant transactions for the acquisition of companies or establishments.


We advise and represent Clients in day-to -day operation and also in administrative proceedings regarding labor or social security misdemeanors and in legal proceedings at all levels.

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