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GDA Advogados is a Mozambican law firm with a dynamic and highly reputed team, which combines international background with a deep understanding of the Mozambican market, offering a full legal service to international investors and local businesses in a wide range of industries and sectors.

With a long term strategy and a strong focus on technical expertise, ongoing training and investment in work processes and technology, GDA Advogados stands out for its deep understanding of the clients' businesses and for providing practical solutions to complex matters. 

GDA Advogados is particularly focused on the energy, infrastructure and banking & finance sectors.

GDA Advogados is the exclusive member of VdA Legal Partners in Mozambique

"This firm is newly recognised due to market recognition of its significant work assisting clients with corporate, tax and customs matters. One source explained that the group is "responsive, clear in its advice, knowledgeable and business-driven." Another interviewee commented positively on the firm's "technical quality." The firm has a partnership with significant Portuguese firm VdA. Founding partner Guilherme Daniel has an emerging presence in the Mozambican sphere, assisting significant players in the technology, financial services and oil and gas industries. Sources say he is "very dedicated" and "accessible" when handling matters. One client further noted that he is "helpful and cordial." He is also experienced advising on corporate, customs and regulatory matters."- Chambers Global, 2020

" Guilherme Daniel & Associadoswhich works in association with Portuguese firm Vieira de Almeida, is focused on banking and finance work. The firm is often mandated by lenders on financing deals in the real estate and food and beverage industries, and on the debt restructurings of state owned companies, where the banks are creditors. During the research period the firm worked for joint venture partners, acquirers and sellers on M&A deals in the real estate, aviation and security sectors. In project development the firm advised developers on large LNG, solar and gas power plant projects." - IFLR 10002020

" Guilherme Daniel & Associados, maintains a focus on the energy, oil and gas, infrastructure and telecoms sectors, and has recently handled the financing aspects of major projects taking place in the country. Guilherme Daniel and senior associate Gonçalo Barros Cardoso are the key contacts. The firm is associated with leading Portuguese firm VdA
‘Guilherme Daniel is always available and willing to take on the most sensitive work.‘ ‘Gonçalo Barros Cardoso is very knowledgeable.‘ "- Legal 5002020

Client Centered. Local Knowledge. Global Reach.

VdA Legal Partners is the brand name that brings together all lawyers and independent law firms affiliated with Vieira de Almeida for the provision of integrated legal services in Lusophone and Francophone Africa, as well as Timor-Leste. 

We offer a unique blend of international technical expertise with a commercial mindset and in-depth knowledge of local markets. Each instruction received by VdA Legal Partners is diligently handled by multidisciplinary teams comprised of subject-matters specialists and local practitioners.

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