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ADCA provides legal services in a wide array of practice areas, advising especially on the legal structuring of investment processes and on companies’ day-to-day activities.

We adapt our practice to evolving realities, most notably to the dynamic of the Angolan economy and our clients’ international positioning.

Our work is guided by an unwavering dedication and strict compliance with professional rules.

Our legal fees are based on the criteria of fairness and balance.

Practice Areas

Foreign Investment

The practice area of Foreign Investment is one of the most important areas within ADCA law firm, in light of the global surge of investment routes that have headed into Angola, due to the potential of investment that the country has revealed over the last decade. ADCA has also a vast experience in following up procedures of implementation of business structures in Angola.

Our Clients

Among ADCA clients, we point out all multinationals and international companies, in sectors such as production, distribution, investments, consulting and provision of services, including companies that operate in the movement of goods, services and capital, from or to Angola.

Our Added-Value

The legal services provided by the Foreign Investment team of ADCA law firm cover all items that make up the process of setting up foreign representations in Angola, including the necessary tracking of the structures after the implementation stage, notably in terms of Labour Law, Immigration, Licensing, Permits, profit and/or dividend repatriation from Angola to foreign countries.

Among others, we highlight the following services in this area:

  • provision of information and elaboration of opinions on matters related to international trade and customs;
  • provision of information and elaboration of opinions on matters related to international business transactions and disputes arising from that;
  • provision of legal advice on the import of goods, finished goods and raw materials;
  • provision of legal advice to investors in terms of the optimization of resources existing in the country;
  • development of global strategies with a view to reducing costs and taxes in the process of setting up companies and/or representations;
  • obtaining, legalizing and compiling the paperwork needed to submit investment projects to the competent Angolan authorities;
  • elaboration and negotiation of investment contracts, under the Investment Law;
  • representation of clients before the Angolan supervision authorities of the respective industry;
  • negotiation, by representing the client, with the Angolan regulatory and supervision authorities;
  • duty to impart information to the Angolan supervision authorities and other necessary formalities before the State authorities;
  • follow-up of any requests for amending the investment projects;
  • elaboration of contracts and other necessary paperwork;
  • provision of information and elaboration of opinions regarding relevant legislative amendments, particularly in terms of the foreign investment legal framework, tariffs and investment fiscal framework and the performance of specific activities.

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Economic Sectors

  • Industry
  • Environment
  • Banking and Financial Activity
  • Civil Construction and Public Works
  • Projects and Infrastructures
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Management
  • Consulting and Real Estate Evaluation
  • Temporary Employment
  • Distribution and Logistics
  • Oil, Energy and Mining
  • Electricity and gas
  • Commercial Aviation, Air Transport and Handling
  • Tourism and Leisure
  • Retail and Consumption
  • Food Sector and Restaurant Activity
  • Information Technologies and Telecommunications
  • Security