Abreu Advogados


Abreu Advogados is a Portuguese independent full-service law firm set to provide legal advice in this changing society and for over 30 years has been working daily to ensure that new solutions are created for every industry.

As the world changes and new challenges unexpectedly arise, people’s mindsets and the way business is conducted call for innovative, fast-adapting lawyers. Abreu Advogados invests in multidisciplinary, borderless teams that tackle increasingly complex transactions, breaking down barriers and established models, presenting a business-oriented vision and cost-effective solutions, anticipating its client’s needs.

Abreu Advogados is amongst the largest firms in Portugal, with a team is composed of more than 220 fee earners and over 330 professionals. Present in 10 locations, with offices in Lisbon, Porto and Funchal, as well as strategic partnerships in the Portuguese speaking countries, such as Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Macau and Timor-Leste.


Francisco Patrício, a Partner at Abreu Advogados since 2011, specializes in corporate restructuring and insolvency. With expertise in advising major economic groups, his practice is especially focused in pre-insolvency phases (SIREVEs, PERs, or PEAPs) and access to emergency financing, investment and turnaround support. Francisco also assists debtors and creditors in special revitalization proceedings and recovery plans, focusing on resource maximization. His extensive experience ensures effective guidance through challenging situations for national and international clients.