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GLA – Gabinete Legal Angola and TTA – Sociedade de
Advogados, members of PLMJ Network in Angola and Mozambique
received a total of nine nominations
TTA – Sociedade de Advogados, a member of PLMJ
International Legal Network, was "Highly Commended" in
the category "Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the
Year" at the African Legal Awards 2016, which took place in
South Africa on Friday, 9 September. The evaluation process for
this category took into account the firm's new standards in the
provision of legal services in the area of litigation and
arbitration, and its leading position in the market where it
provides those services.
Operating in Mozambique for five years, TTA has become a point
of reference in the market as a result of the advice it has
provided on some of the largest and most important operations that
have taken place in Mozambique, and of working directly and
systematically with some of the best law firms from around the
TTA, which is the PLMJ Network member in Mozambique, was
nominated for the fourth time in a row, in six categories ranging
from social responsibility to innovation, alongside by GLA, the
PLMJ Network member in Angola, which made its debut at this
year's awards with three nominations in categories including
"Property Team of The Year" and "Employment Team of
For PLMJ managing partner Luís Pais Antunes, "It
is remarkable that, with only six years of activity in Angola and
five in Mozambique, the work done by the teams dedicated to Africa
has been so widely recognised. The fact that PLMJ Network members
GLA and TTA are the firms that received the highest number of
nominations at the African Legal Awards demonstrates our solid
presence in countries as important as Mozambique and Angola. It
also demonstrates our position as a full-service provider in
For PLMJ international partner and head of TTA, Tomás
Timbane, "This honourable mention is an important
landmark, as well as public and international recognition of the
quality, technical capacity and know-how of TTA's lawyers. It
positions us as a trusted partner for institutions and companies,
which provides them with a full-service in
The African Legal Awards, organised by the prestigious
publication Legal Week, the most important African awards, and they
recognise the work of large international law firms and some of
Africa's leading independent firms.
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