Areias & Associados


Lisbon, Porto and Chaves


We are an independent Portuguese law firm whose vision is to be a strategic partner of our clients in the development of their business. 

With offices in Chaves, Porto and Lisbon, our team is committed and has the high level of knowledge, skills and experience needed to advise our clients, with an innovative spirit in search of new solutions, able to work with other professionals. and in multidisciplinary teams with strong international links. 

Focusing on our customers' needs, we provide services in four major areas: business development and startups; risk management, compliance and litigation; digital transformation; Private customers. 

Our attorneys are involved and are active members of a range of national and international associations, including the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the European Legal Tech Association (ELTA), the ASSOFT (Portuguese Association of Software). IAPP - International Association of Privacy Professionals and Legalmondo, the first international legal services platform. 

Our company is a committed partner of Startup Lisboa since 2014 and a frequent supporter and participant in incubation and acceleration programs, providing training and advice to new companies in Portugal. 

We believe in building business and growing together with our customers.

Number of lawyers: 5+


  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Litigation
  • Data Protection and Privacy Law
  • Start Ups


Contact Details



Jose Varanda:

 Areias Lawyers