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Law for Strategists

We team up with our clients in opportunity and adversity as they forge new paths, venture into new markets and redefine strategy.

  • What We Do

  • Gama Glória integrates expertise in law, strategy, regulation, and public policy to provide intelligent strategic advice to businesses and governments. Our team of attorneys trained in law, business, and public policy has experience across many sectors, including financial institutions, transportation and infrastructure, energy, and life sciences.

    We work with decision-makers in critical negotiations, high-level disputes, and strategic policy making. We help anticipate and manage regulatory change, advise corporations on intricate government issues, and inform public-policy with data-driven insight.

    No organization is excellent without making excellence its top priority. That is why we have a single-minded focus on our clients and their interests. We look to deliver the best solution in each matter we are entrusted.


    +351 211 390 139

    R. Carlos Alberto da Mota Pinto, 9, 7ºA 1070-374 Lisbon


    Gama Glória is the brand of Júdice Glória, Taborda da Gama, Sociedade de Advogados, Responsabilidade Limitada, a limited liability law firm registered with the Portuguese bar association.

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André Júdice Glória

André Júdice Glória is a corporate finance attorney with work experience in Lisbon, London, and Madrid.

He advises on finance and M&A transactions involving assets in heavily regulated sectors, notably banks, insurance companies, other financial institutions, energy companies, and transport and infrastructure projects. André also advises corporations in operational and strategic challenges in the media and transportation sectors.

Prior to launching Gama Glória, he served as a managing associate at Linklaters.

André holds a JD (University of Lisbon '00), an LLM in Banking and Financial Law (Boston University '02) and an MBA (MIT Sloan '13).


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João Taborda da Gama

João Taborda da Gama advises corporations and government in tax and public sector disputes as an attorney or arbitrator.

João combines his private practice with academic activity and civic participation. He served as Secretary of State for Local Government in 2015, and as a political advisor to the President of Portugal from 2011 to 2013.

João is a member of the Business Ethics Committee of the Portuguese Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry (APIFARMA), and a senior advisor of the Albright Stonebridge Group.

João serves as Director of the Taxation postgraduate program at the Catholic University, and is a member of the Practice Council of the New York University International Tax Program.

João holds a JD (University of Lisbon '00) and a Masters in Public Law (University of Lisbon '04). He is the author of several books and articles published in Portugal and abroad.


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Adolfo Mesquita Nunes

Adolfo Mesquita Nunes is a public law attorney practicing in the areas of public policy and procurement, regulation, litigation, arbitration, and public-private partnerships. He advises private and public clients across industry sectors.

Adolfo served as Secretary of State for Tourism from 2013 and 2015.

Prior to this, Adolfo was a senior attorney at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados (MLGTS).

Past experience in the public service include being an elected Member of Parliament, Chief of Staff of the Minister for Environment and Urban Planning, and advisor to the Secretary of State for Social Affairs.

Adolfo holds a JD (Catholic University '00) and a Masters in Public Law (University of Lisbon '08).


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Joana Albernaz Delgado

Joana Albernaz Delgado is a public law attorney with experience in administrative law, especially land use and urban planning law.

Joana advises on public law issues involving real estate, infrastructure, and water resources projects. She represents private clients as well as government institutions.

Prior to joining Gama Glória, Joana was a senior associate at Vieira de Almeida and an associate at Sérvulo Correia.

Joana holds a JD (University of Lisbon '04) and a postgraduate course in Land Planning, Urban Planning and Environmental Law (Coimbra University '06), and is currently attending the Administrative Law Master's Program at the Catholic University, with a special focus on marine spatial planning law and regulation.


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António Frada de Sousa

António Carneiro da Frada de Sousa is counsel at Gama Glória. He is also a professor at the Porto Law School of the Catholic University as well as at the Católica Global School of Law in Lisbon, where he teaches in the areas of European Union law, private transnational law, and international transactions.

António was référendaire of Advocate General M. Poiares Maduro at the European Court of Justice (2003-2007) and served as legal advisor to the Minister for Regional Development (2013-2015).

António studied law at the Catholic University (JD and PhD), at the University of Coimbra (Masters), and at the University of Chicago (LLM). He is the author of several books and articles published in Portugal and abroad.


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Leonardo Marques dos Santos

Leonardo Marques dos Santos is a tax attorney advising corporations and individuals, both on domestic and international tax matters. He is also a tax arbitrator and a guest lecturer at the Catholic University.

Prior to Gama Glória, Leonardo was a senior associate at PLMJ, and an associate at Abreu Advogados, where he represented both private and public entities in a full range of taxation and tax policy issues.

Leonardo also served as a legal advisor to the Minister for the Presidency and for Parliamentary Affairs and to the Secretary of State for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (2013-2014).

Leonardo holds a JD (Portuguese Catholic University '04), a postgraduate course in Tax Law (Higher Institute of Management '06), and an Adv. LLM in International Tax Law (International Tax Center Leiden '09).


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André Menezes Falcão

André Menezes Falcão is a corporate attorney advising clients operating in highly regulated sectors, including financial institutions, investment funds, and pharmaceutical companies.

He advises corporations in investment projects, financial and M&A transactions, as well as public and private clients in operational and strategic challenges in the energy, media, transport and infrastructure sectors.

Prior to joining Gama Glória, André worked as a trainee lawyer at Vieira de Almeida.

André holds a JD (Catholic University '10) and a Masters in Law and Management (Catholic University '13).


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Teresa Bastos Lopes

Teresa Bastos Lopes is a trainee lawyer at Gama Glória, where she supports the tax and public law practices.

Teresa holds a JD (Catholic University '15) and is a Masters in Tax Law candidate (Catholic University).


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Inês Setil

Inês Setil is a jurist.

Prior to joining Gama Glória, she coordinated for ten years the Knowledge and Information Management areas at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados law firm, where she was as well Knowledge, Communication and Risk Director.

Inês also worked as a legal advisor at the Ministry of Justice (Legal Policy and Planning Office and Audit and Modernization Office) and as a trainee lawyer at Jardim, Sampaio, Caldas & Associados.

She holds a JD in Law (New University of Lisbon '02) and post-graduate degrees in Procedural Law and Litigation (Catholic University '04), Science of Legislation and Legislative Drafting (University of Lisbon '06), and Portuguese studies (New University of Lisbon '11).


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