In-depth local knowledge. International standards of Excellence.

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.

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

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.

"Satisfied clients appreciate firm's experience and expertise.“


GDA Advogados is a dynamic law firm whose lawyers are well equipped to assist domestic and foreign companies with both contentious and non-contentious matters. The Maputo-based team offers a solid track record acting as counsel on project finance, real estate, public law and energy mandates. It is partnered with significant Portuguese firm VdA.

Chambers Global, 2024


LEGAL 500 - TIER 2

"As the exclusive member of VdA in Mozambique, GDA Advogados merges its international expertise with in-depth local market knowledge, providing comprehensive services to both international investors and local businesses across diverse sectors. The firm is led by founding partner Guilherme Daniel, who specialises in corporate, energy, natural resources, and infrastructure law, with a particular emphasis on the oil and gas industry. His team, including Lorna Guilande, Helna Vitoldás, and Kenny Laisse, brings expertise in the banking and finance, infrastructure, energy, and TMT sectors."

Legal 5002024



"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 10002024

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 Africa and 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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