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GPA and DRA Advogados (office headed by Dr.ª Dulce Lara Reais) 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 LRA 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

With regard to foreign investment, the partnership between GPA Network and LRA 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.


GPA NETWORK - Angolan Desk 

Pedro Cantista (Angola Desk Managing Associate)
Edifício Amoreiras Square
Rua Carlos Alberto da Mota Pinto, 17 – 3º B
1070-313 Lisboa
T: +351 213 121 550



Largo 17 de Setembro
n.º 3 - 4.º Sala 423
Luanda, Angola
T: +244 94 051 79 73

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