About us

About Us

ADCA is a law firm based in Angola with strong links across the globe, ensuring we are well-positioned to respond to the most sophisticated client needs. We work closely with our clients and pride ourselves  on a deep understanding of their business, allowing us to work together in partnership with them.

ADCA is a member of DLA Piper Africa, a Swiss Verein whose members are comprised of independent law firms in Africa working with DLA Piper.  

We provide legal services across a wide range of specialist fields in which we have gathered experience, with a focus on deal-making and  corporate advisory services. We tailor our legal practice to the changing face and vitality of the Angolan economy and to our clients international standing and aspirations. Everything we do reflects our complete dedication and strict compliance with professional standards.

ADCA has been distinguished by the main international directories:

  • Recognised as Band 3, Global Business Law Firm by Chambers and Partners 2019;
  • Distinguished in Corporate & Finance as Tier 3 by IFLR1000 2019;
  • For the fourth consecutive year distinguished as Best Real Estate Law Firm in Angola, by Euromoney Real Estate Awards 2019
  • ADCA won the Corporate INTL Global Awards 2019.
  • DLA Piper Africa distinguished as Leading Regional Law Firm by Chambers and Partners Global 2019.
  • DLA Piper Africa ranked in first place by Mergermarket 2018.

Our Priorities


ADCA’s legal activities are based upon the professionalism of our lawyers and support staff through innovative and efficient approaches that add value to our clients business and avoid legal problems in the short to long term.


The success of ADCA's legal operations are testament to our dedication to meeting our clients' needs by making our services available to our clients whenever they need them.


ADCA  works in a way that encourages direct access to our clients. Communication is our priority. ADCA ensures clients are involved in each step of the process, making sure that the best solutions for our clients is identified and then communicated to the clients in a timely fashion.

Professional Ethics

The legal work conducted at ADCA is always carried out in accordance with the legal standards in force as outlined in the Bar Association of Angola.


ADCA is committed to identifying and understanding our clients' needs.

Local know how, global service

ADCA, a leading Angolan firm, is a member of DLA Piper Africa, offering clients top level legal advice in all areas of Business Law. Our team of Angolan lawyers and international consultants, as well as our exclusive relationship with DLA Piper, ensure seamless legal services wherever clients' projects are.

DLA Piper Africa combines the resource and expertise of DLA Piper’s global practice together with leading business law firms across the African continent to provide an unrivalled pan-African service.


Doing business in Africa offers unique opportunities and challenges. With this comes a need to understand the cultural, economic and political nuances that exist across the vast continent. 

DLA Piper understands this need and is one of the most active law firms on the continent, with a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers working across numerous sectors.  Through our extensive global reach and strong local market knowledge, we deliver seamless legal services to a broad range of clients, including project sponsors, governments, parastatals and banking and financial institutions.

View a full list of DLA Piper Africa members.  


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