Pimenta e Associados (”PIMENTA”) was formed in 2005 and has earned the status of one of Mozambique’s leading and fastest growing firms. Pimenta is headed by Managing Partner Paulo Pimenta, who is admitted to the Mozambican and Portuguese Bars and has more than 15 years of practice in Mozambique. The Firm has another two partners, Filipa Russo de Sá and Daniela de Carvalho, and 18 fee earners in a total staff of nearly 30 people. Through its exclusive international links the Firm achieves a unique combination of local knowledge and international standards. The Firm is reputed as one of the Mozambican law firms with a special vocation to assist foreign investors and transactions with an international component. Pimenta has offices in Maputo and Pemba.
Pimenta is the Mozambican member firm of the Miranda Alliance, a network of independent firms and offices founded by Miranda and covering the following jurisdictions: Angola, Brazil, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste. We also have liaison offices in the U.S. (Houston), the U.K. (London) and France (Paris) to provide closer support to our clients.
The firms in the Alliance are united by a common business strategy and shared values, which enable them to collectively offer legal services that address the international and local needs of clients on a truly coordinated basis.
Pimenta e Associados´s main areas of practice include: Corporate Law, Contract and Commercial, Agriculture, Tourism, Oil & Gas, Energy Law, Real Estate, Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Project Finance, Employment Law, Taxation, Environmental Law, Litigation and Arbitration, and Foreign Investment.