English Speaking Lawyers in Portugal

Gabriel Guimarães Barreto Lawyer in Lisbon

Gabriel Guimarães Barreto

Head of Corporate Law Department

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Corporate English Speaking Lawyers in Portugal:

Our team of corporate English Speaking Lawyers in Lisbon will collaborate with you to start, develop and organize your company in Portugal. From the milestone of opening your first business, to deciding on the name of your company in Portugal, or even acquiring an existing company, we can help.

“We feel deeply proud when we help our clients from the dream of internationalizing their operations until the moment we incorporate the company and keep it in full operation. Portugal hides many opportunities and our mission is to help you explore new ventures in our country.”

by Gabriel Guimarães Barreto - Lawyer


Find out more about the Corporate Law Services our English Speaking Lawyers in Portugal offer

FORM A COMPANYOur English Speaking Lawyers in Portugal will guide you through the company formation process and advise you about the most suitable legal structure for your business, taking into account details such as the size of the company, the number of shareholders, the purpose of the business, and other issues that will have an impact on taxes.
GET A FISCAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBERNIF is the tax identification number before the Tax Authority and is necessary to perform any act in Portugal, such as registering taxes, establishing a business, opening a bank account, and for almost all other documents. Save time and money by letting our lawyers get the TIN in Portugal for you.
GDPR COMPLIANCETo become GDPR compliant you’ll need to store, maintain and protect both your client and employee data according to the new EU-wide regulations. Lexidy can help you become compliant while you focus on the running of your business. Start the process today and minimize any risk to your operations with our English Speaking Lawyers.
SHELF COMPANYA shelf company is a pre-formed company we have incorporated exclusively designed for sale, so you simply choose from our list and we’ll have it transferred to your name! You acquire a legally incorporated company – with all official documents, no debts and transparent accounting. With our English Speaking Lawyers you can save time & money!
REGISTRATION AS AN INDEPENDENT WORKERThe status of self-employed or self employed, also known as receipt worker in Portugal, is the Portuguese equivalent to Micro-entrepreneur Individual-MEI. It is not required to present a business plan, capital, nor in many cases is it necessary to prove any professional qualification. Save time and money by registering as a self-employed worker with our team of lawyers in Portugal.
OPEN A BANK ACCOUNTGive our Lawyers the possibility to represent you in the opening in your name of a bank account in a Portuguese bank of reference. The power of attorney can be signed in Portugal, but also in a notary´s office in your country. It contains prior provisions to protect you. It is the client who chooses when it comes into force and which powers/authorities to grant.
SUBSIDIARY OFFICE/ FILIALWe will act on your behalf to setup a subsidiary office of your company in Portugal. Our services also include advice about the most suitable legal structure for your business, taking into account details such as the size of the company, the number of shareholders, the purpose of the business, and tax implications.
BRANCH OFFICE SETUPWe will help you launch a Branch Office of your business without you travelling to Portugal. A branch office does not have its own legal identity, does not require a minimum share capital, and acts as an agent within the limit of the powers granted by the parent company. Setup a branch office efficiently with Lexidy.
PURCHASE A COMPANYOur multilingual experienced lawyers will guide you through the whole process, advising you on each step to perform the due diligence proceedings until everything is completed for your peace-of-mind.
REGISTER TRADEMARKA trademark is a sign that distinguishes one brand from another. Trademarks can be words, logos, devices or other distinctive features – or a combination of these. The trademark registration process takes from 5 to 10 months to complete if no oppositions are filed against your application.
DEBT COLLECTIONCollecting overdue debts without legal help can be a very time-consuming, stressful and frustrating process. The day-to-day running of your business should be your focus, not chasing debtors. Lexidy can help you reclaim the money you are owed - efficiently, legally, and conveniently.


We are here to help you with your business needs in Portugal



Gabriel Guimarães Barreto

Senior Associate - Abogado Head of Portugal

Gabriel understands that the mission of advocacy is to help people realize their projects. His focus is to help his clients to establish themselves in Portugal, since it is a promising destination for business and it enjoys an excellent quality of life. Gabriel has a law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, and currently is a Master's Degree candidate of Corporate Sciences at the University of Lisbon. He has experience in studies and projects in the areas of entrepreneurship and corporate, real estate and immigration law. You can contact him at

Ana Carolina Lourenço

Senior Associate - Abogado Head of Portugal

Ana Carolina is a Junior Lawyer from Lisbon, who studied Law at the University of Lisbon. She has a postgraduate degree in Business Law and Health Law, but her speciality is Corporate, Data Protection, and Credit Recovery. During her internship, she got used to working in a challenging and fast-paced environment, dealing with multiple projects and priorities. She is dedicated and enthusiastic, always showing a willingness to help and learn more about the subjects that are addressed to her. Languages: Portuguese, English, and Spanish. You can contact her at

Barbara Franco

Associate - Abogada Corporate Department

Barbara studied Law at University of Lisbon and she is specialized in Corporate Law. She is currently doing the Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance course at the University of Lisbon. In her early legal career, she practiced banking litigation, insolvency and debt recovery law. With a pragmatic attitude, she does not shy away from challenging projects and loves to keep on learning about business law innovation and implementation. Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French. You can contact her at

We are English speaking  lawyers in  Portugal that speak your language. If you would like more information or have any questions on any of our services, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. We want to be your EnglishPortuguese –French– and German– speaking lawyers for all your legal needs. Contact us, we would be happy to assist you in any way we can.

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Lisbon Office

Rua Joaquim António de Aguiar n.º 43, RC Esq
+351 21 020 0969

Barcelona Office

Avenida Diagonal 442 3º1ª

,08037, Barcelona
+34 933 443 365

Madrid Office

Calle Villalar 7, Bajo Izquierda
28001, Madrid
+34 914 547 020

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