Joao Verdades dos Santos
Acumum – Counsel – Dual Qualified Lawyer in Portugal & Luxembourg
Acumum is an award winning boutique set of legal, tax, fiduciary and accounting firms, located in the tax & fiscal efficient European jurisdiction of Malta. Believing in long-term relationships, we provide holistic, sustainable and practical solutions to clients, whilst being committed to a superb level of client service. Recognised and respected by numerous international networks and organisations, notably winning Best Law Firm at the Malta Best in Business Awards.
Expertise & Accomplishments
A quad – lingual dual qualified Portuguese lawyer admitted in Luxembourg (2012), with over 5 years in-house experience in the Grand Duchy in Insurance, Domiciliation Services, Corporate and Commercial Law, M&A, Private Equity, Alternative Investment Funds, Real Estate, amongst other areas. Offering a range of practice in Malta, Luxembourg, Portugal, France, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique.
- Corporate law advisory regarding the setting up of several investment structures
- Liaison with Banks, Investors, Big4´s and other service providers
- Setting up of a start-up Private Equity fund
- Partnership with an investor/consultant to set up a Real Estate Investment Fund
- Partnership with a French/US consultant to set up a Real Estate & Property Management Structure
- Real Estate Investments in Portugal directly owned by developers, HNWI and banks
- Handling several portfolios of property in Lisbon, Oporto, the Algarve and other seaside areas
- Looking for investors for a Portuguese closed Real Estate Fund
- Assisting non-EU investors with relocation and visa applications
- Providing legal consultancy and advisory services to Portuguese SME´s wanting to export their services and products overseas
- Promoting and facilitating investments in and from Brazil, Portugal, the Netherlands, UK and Austria