Leaders in the provision of professional services in Gibraltar, Abacus is dedicated to providing private and corporate clients with a broad range of financial services and products.
Abacus can provide corporate structures, fiscal representative services, non-habitual residency regime, international pension transfers and investment solutions for both resident and non-resident individuals.
The founding partners of Abreu & Marques began a joint practice in 1972, thereby founding the partnership which later became a firm in 1980. It was a pioneering firm in the internationalization of Portuguese legal practice, opening a branch in London in 1987. Abreu & Marques now has associations with offices in Angola and Mozambique and correspondents throughout Europe, the United States and Brazil.Areas of specialist expertise are: banking law; securities law; commercial, industrial and corporate law; administrative law; real estate; intellectual property, copyright and entertainment law; labour and employment law; mining, oil and energy law; telecommunications and e-commerce; tax and international tax planning; litigation and arbitration.
Abreu is a Portuguese law company comprised of a range of international law practices and individuals. They practice over a range of areas, including Financial Law, Commercial Law, Estate Law, Sport Law and others. They have offices in Lisbon, Porto, Madeira, Angola and Brazil.
AFEX and the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce have partnered together to provide foreign currency payment and hedging services to their members.
AFEX has been a significant presence in the FX market since 1979 and is one of the largest privately owned non-banking FX providers in the world. We are a trusted business partner to over 35,000 clients including SME’s, corporate, educational & financial institutions, and private individuals.
AFPOP provides information and support services to their members regarding living and working in Portugal. The association also negotiates member benefits and insurance products specifically for its members.
Alaska Asset Management
Stoneturn UK LLP
“AllisLaw” is a Portuguese legal practice, with English speaking solicitors and lawyers, providing a full range of legal services and support for its clients in all branches of law, particularly company, commercial, tax, commercial tax, administrative, real estate, banking and tourism. Their offices are in Lisbon, the Algarve and in associated locations abroad.
Lawyers based in Portugal, specialized in the property sector.
Sacks Maguire Architects
The Andre Jordan Group , whose founder is the developer of renowned resorts – such as Quinta do Lago and Vilamoura XXI, in the Algarve; Belas Clube de Campo, in Lisbon; and other projects like the residences at Victoria and Monte da Quinta – and considered the “father of upscale tourism” in Portugal, is the foremost residential developer in Portugal.
Analyst | CBRE Capital Advisors
Business Developer and Real Estate Developer in Portugal and UK.
Algarve Lawyers – Specialized in Property
Association that represents the residential tourism in Portugal.
Atelier do Sul Design Consultants, established in 1979, is one of the most well known design practices in Portugal. Based in the Algarve, Atelier do Sul offer a comprehensive range of design services and web design consultancy.
Balaia Golf Village, a true paradise for the one who looks for quality, style and tranquillity, in an integration completed with the nature. Its prime location and diversity of services offered, promise unforgettable days, ideal for those seeking tranquility in the company of family or friends.
Banco Finantia is an independent global bank with 27 years of experience in Private Banking, Capital Markets and Corporate & Investment Banking. Banco Finantia has a strong geographocal presence through its offices in Portugal, Spain, UK, USA and Brazil. Stability and security are a priority.
According to the British magazine “The Banker”, Bano Finantia is currently the Portuguese bank with the best financial soudness (13th within the European Community). The net consolidated profit reached €6.3 millions in 2013. The capital ratios were all improved: Core Tier I increased to 17.7% (12.30% in 2012) and the solvency ratio rose to 21.30% (18.10% in 2012).
Providers of independent health management advice and a bespoke service for both indivual + corporate clients.
Blevins Franks are financial advisors to British expatriates across Europe for over forty years. Our expertise covers tax, estate planning, pensions and investment management to offer a genuinely holistic approach to financial planning.
Blevins Franks is owned by our management and locally-based Partners. We have 20 offices across seven countries – the head office in London, our operations hub in Malta, and regional offices across Spain, France, Portugal, Cyprus and Monaco. Our team of experienced in-house specialists enables us to provide integrated tax, wealth management and estate planning services to our clients across Europe. All financial and pension advisers are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK and professionally qualified to at least Level 4.
Blick Rothenberg is a market leading accounting, tax and advisory practice specialising in helping overseas companies establish a presence in the UK.
Our multi-lingual teams offer a comprehensive service from early stage set-up to large scale expansion, taking time to understand your immediate and future needs.
In addition to general corporate services including UK company formation and structures, corporate tax and transactions, our experienced private client team advises on domicile and residency status, offshore trusts and expatriate tax considerations for employees and private individuals alike. We can also provide a full outsourced accounting and administration service.
The course at Boavista Golf Resort opened in January 2002 and quickly became established as one of the Western Algarve’s premier courses. This impressive 18 hole championship course offers exceptional playing conditions and was designed by Howard Swan a renowned UK based architect.
Boavista offers two distinct parts – the Resort Section (the 1st to the 3rd and the 13th to the 18th) and the Country Section (the 4th to the 12th) – which provide a variety of attractive and interesting holes. From the first tee shot to the last putt, the course offers an enjoyable range of very individual golf holes which offer varying challenges for all levels of golfer. The par 3’s are particularly strong and no golfer who has played over the ravine at the 194 metre 6th will ever forget the experience. From holes 13 to 17, water features, which form part of the irrigation system, have been added and they provide a safe haven for the wildfowl which now abounds in the area.
Breathtaking views, spectacular scenery and the crystal clear Atlantic Ocean, which is visible from most holes, all combine to make this course a delight for the golfer and visitor alike.
Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house. Founded in 1793, it is one of the world’s largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewelry.
Portuguese branding agency with offices in Portugal and Angola where we associate experience and the best practices of European communication merged with the cultural understanding of the emerging Portuguese speaking countries in Africa.
The Brookes Property Group have over 30 years history in accountancy helping our clients maximise investments and create wealth. We source exclusive property investment opportunities in the UK, Europe, USA and the Caribbean. In the last ten years our 14,500 clients have purchased thousands of properties with a total sales value in excess of half a billion pounds. Our aim is to make every purchase as simple and profitable as possible and provide total peace of mind. We offer guidance and support to make sure all investors can enjoy the financial returns and holiday home usage of their investments.
Brunswick is a leading business communications firm. It has in-depth experience across all business areas, with 22 offices in 13 countries.
International law firm with presence in countries with Portuguese language and also China, providing advise in several areas of law with multiple desks (by areas of law and by countries/languages).
Caroline Fooks Design Ltd
Castello is a world class clay pidgeon shooting venue offering the chance to undertake Clay Pidgeon shooting as a leisure activity. They are based in Silves, in Portugal’s Algarve region.
Portuguese law firm specialised in Property Law, based in the Algarve.
Cerro Novo is a family run officially licensed Estate Agency that was established in 1981, working out of modern well equipped offices in Cerro Grande to the west of Albufeira in central Algarve. Our team of ten multi lingual property professionals all speak English and offer excellent quality service and experience to assist in buying, selling, managing and renting properties. We offer a complimentary personal property finding service throughout the Algarve and look forward to being of assistance!
Luxury resort located in Albufeira, one of the most popular location in the Algarve.
Medical Centers, Rehabilitation, Sports Physiotherapy, Conventional Physiotherapy, Sports Massage, Podiatry and Human Performance (Strengthning & Conditioning)
Business Council for Africa
Credential Partners International (CPI) is a company created to promote inward investment into Portugal, via the benefits that now exist through Portugal’s Golden Visa residency programme. Their head offices are based in Lagos, Portugal.
Cris Piessens is a dental clinic with a core business in Dental Implantology. Located in Albufeira, Algarve, this clinic has been the choice of many European patients looking for affordable and quality dental implants.
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira is a leading law firm in Portugal and Spain. It represents most of the largest listed Portuguese and Spanish companies, and advises on strategic transactions and foreign investments in the Iberian market.
With 25 offices worldwide, the firm’s headquarters are located in Lisbon, Barcelona and Madrid. Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira has international offices in the largest financial centres, Latin America, Asia and Africa. On total, the firm has 241 partners and 715 associates recruited from the best talent, all with the same focus: the client.
The firm’s history in Portugal goes back to 1928. In 2009 the firm adopted its current designation following the merger with one of the most renowned law firms in Spain. With offices in Lisbon and Porto, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira in Portugal has 29 partners and 81 associates.
Currencies 4 you are a company specialized in foreign exchange and international payments.
Cynation is a cyber security compliance automation company.
Warwick St Church
Rockefeller Philanthropy Association
Ebankit is a major innovator in multichannel banking solutions, including on Facebook, Google Glass and mobile banking. It has a major FinTech Accelerator in London.
Ecco is a consulting company based in Funchal, Madeira and have knowledge and expertise with vessels registration in European waters, namely all kind of commercial vessels, pleasure crafts, commercial Yachts and its registration in MAR – The International Shipping Register of Madeira.
With offices in Lisbon, Porto, United Kingdom, Algarve and Cape Verde, Edge experienced team provides legal solutions for both international and domestic clients, serving their business needs whilst also understanding their cultural diversity. All lawyers are fully conversant in several languages, and Edge’s objective is to establish a benchmark for quality of service and professionalism. Their aim is also to use our experience to think ahead and provide integrated solutions.
EDPR is a leading, global renewable energy company devoted to value creation, innovation and sustainability. EDPR operates in markets around the globe, including the UK and they are continuously expanding the business to new regions, making the commitment to lead in each market, as well to create value for stakeholders.
Effigest is primarily a independent public accounting and advisory company, serving multi-disciplinary vocation-oriented SMEs.
Services: Book-keeping, VAT declarations, CIS declarations, Payroll, International business consulting services and Company formation.
Eliotus is a London based business consultancy firm, focused on Strategy & Development – an adviser to some of the world’s lasgest organisations. It assists multinational groups, sovereign wealth funds, governmental organisations and NGOs vis a vis both growth and the protection of their business and personnel – via bringing in the best in class, ususally no.1 worldwide in their sector, providers of services. Eliotus engages at C-suit and other exec committee levels.
FCB Sociedade de Advogados is a leading independent law firm in Portugal founded in 1989.
Cross-border work is at the core of their practice and the majority of their clients are international companies and conglomerates or their local subsidiaries in Portugal, Angola and Mozambique. They continue, however, to maintain a significant private client practice, mainly focused on Tax, Real Estate and Litigation work.
Currently, FCB have offices in Lisbon, Porto and Faro (Portugal), associated offices in Luanda (Angola) and Maputo (Mozambique), through FCB Glocal, as well as a representation office in Madrid (Spain).
Software Development & HR Consultancy
Fidequity is a Portuguese auditor and financial consultancy company. Its head offices are in Lisbon.
Fiduciary are providers of corporate and trust solutions, fund administration and financial services. They have been managing assets for other 30 years, and their offices are based in Gibraltar.
As part of the international network of Fine & Country offices in over 350 locations worldwide, Fine & Country Algarve have three offices in the Algarve which cover the whole region from east to west. They also work closely with the Fine & Country offices elsewhere in Portugal and internationally. In the Algarve, Fine & Country has a portfolio of over 900 properties for sale to the discerning buyer.
The Four Seasons Country club is sublimely located in the prestigious Quinta do Lago estate and is a perfect oasis of calm and easy living.
Garvetur is a Portuguese estate agent. They offer properties for holiday rental and for purchase, as well as various investment opportunities in the Algarve and now Brazil. They are headquartered in Vilamoura, Algarve.
Euro Strategies Ltd
The Gibro Group is the first organisation in Gibraltar offering international corporate, trusts and legal services to be awarded the ISO 9001 international business accreditation for business standards.
Through their membership of HLB International they are able to offer their client base exclusive access to professional financial services through one of the largest business networks in the world and member of the Forum of Firms.
Global Citizen Solutions helps people with investment consultation, real estate portfolio strategy, tax residency planning, and second home location search. Their knowledge gives them the insight to help you make better decisions.
Gouveia Pereira, Costa Freitas & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, R.L. (GPA) is an independent Law Firm. Its founding partners, as well as some of the other partners, have originally come from the law firm integrated in the Landwell international network (correspondent law firms of PriceWaterhouseCoopers). The remaining team members have come from other prestigious traditional Portuguese law firms.
Grupo Remax Platina provide all services related with real estate market.
Haitong Investment Bank is an international financial institution with a high profile in the investment banking sector. Offering professional service, impressive innovation and strong pricing power, it provides customized and all-round financing solutions to its clients. The company has solid foundations in the brokerage business and has set up 300 business branches overseas, including Portugal.
London Landing is a service of Harwood Hutton, a leading firm of accountants and business advisers based in central Londo and Thames Valley. With many year of experience working with ambicious internacional companies who want to benefit from everything London and the UK has to offer.
They have experience working with entrepreneurs throughout the world and speak a variety of languages at partner level, including Portuguese.
Harwood Hutton are members of IAPA, the global association of independent accountancy and business advisory firms who provide accounting, audit, tax advisory and business consultancy services.
Casa Ermelinda Freitas
The Conrad Algarve is one of the most modern 5 star hotels in the Algarve. This contemporary luxury hotel is uniquely styled, from the guest rooms to the private balconies, from the majestic spa to the five individual restaurants and bars, offering a sophisticated range of fine Portuguese and international cuisine.
With an impressive setting in the exclusive, yet naturally beautiful Quinta do Lago, the Conrad Algarve is located next to the Atlantic Ocean. Reaching golden, unspoilt Algarve beaches is simple with the dedicated shuttle bus. Many internationally famous golf courses, including Quinta do Lago Sul and Laranjal are on your doorstep, as is the natural park of Ria Formosa.With contemporary design and technology flowing through the luxurious accommodation in harmony with beautiful natural surroundings, you will find everything that you require for a great holiday in the Algarve. You will find spacious guestrooms and a variety of leisure activities for yourself and your family to enjoy: be rejuvenated in Health Club & Spa, relax in the outdoor swimming pools, while your children enjoy their very own kid’s club.Conrad Algarve prides itself on personalized service, which is as focused as each detail of our hotel’s design to suit and satisfy your every need.
Howard Kennedy are a London based, full-service law firm, specialized in providing straightforward advice to entrepreneurial businesses and individuals on domestic and international matters. With over 150 lawyers in one location, they dedicate the right team for you to help get from where you are to where you want to be.
GAM Asset Management Ltd
Property Investment Advisor – Author of A House in Lisbon
Sedley House Architects
Kidd Rapinet Solicitors are a law firm with a difference. They offer legal services to both business and private clients on a wide range of issues. They provide a professional, partner-led service that is both personal and cost-effective through every Kidd Rapinet office available across London and the South East.
Kleya Premium Living is a trusted advisor to foreigners looking to retire, relocate or invest in Portugal. We guide and support them through all stages of planning, moving and living, or investing in Portugal. Each client is unique and our services are tailored to fit their individual needs.
Kor Furniture is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of contract and bespoke furniture for commercial and residential properties. Part of Testa Group, this is a solid holding company with strong technological component for joinery, metalwork and passive fine protection.
Highly respected national law firm specialising in Personal Injury Claims, Criminal, Immigration, Education, Disability & Public Law.
Levenes have Portuguese Speaking solicitors in their London based office. To know more speak with Michele Richards (European Registered Lawyer).
Portuguese Language Consultants
Press and Communications
Martinez-Echevarria is an international law office with offices in Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Turkey.
Martinhal has an exclusive collection of luxury family-friendly hotels located in Lisbon and Algarve area of Portugal.
Everything about Martinhal is designed with families in mind. From high-class family-friendly accommodation, to restaurants, bars, our baby concierge, kids clubs and leisure activities, Martinhal allows families to spend time together in a five star environment.
Medal Gestao e Mediacao de Seguros has a leading position in the insurance market in the Algarve.
Founded in 1996 and with a vast experience in the most varied business areas and economic activities of the region, their commitment is to offer their clients – Individuals or Companies – the best solutions for the market for the most varied risks.
Self Energy Limited
Portuguese Lawyer at Nabas Legal
Millennium bcp is Portugal’s biggest privately-owned bank, with a prominent position in the financial market in Portugal: it is Portugal’s second largest bank and its largest private banking institution in terms of market share – both in loans to customers and in total customer funds – with an impressive distribution network with 774 branches (as at December 2013.)
It is also a major player in Europe and Africa, through its banking operations in Poland, Mozambique, Angola, Romania and Switzerland. All these operations trade under the Millennium brand”
Created in 1973, the Mindol Group dedicates to the production of rest systems like mattresses, bases, bed frames and rest systems.
Based in Vale de Cambra, the group is 100% Portuguese. Customer satisfaction is the daily focus of the group’s employees.
Miranda is an international full service legal practice which serves the needs of many of the largest multinational corporations. Our aim is to combine the highest international standards with local expertise so we can provide a seamless assistance to the top corporations in their most important and challenging assignments.
Mortar Pestle Studio work with brands to deliver creative solutions and meaningful experiences.
MPS takes a collaborative approach to build brands through distinct and innovative design thinking. They also help solve business challenges with creativity and innovation at the heart of their services.
As part of their flexible and integrated offer, they combine expertise from across multiple disciplines to help brands create, define and deliver solutions that reshape perceptions and drive business forward.
Corporate Management and Investment Consultants
Páginas Portuguesas is a bilingual (Portuguese/English) telephone directory which publishes information of Portuguese businesses and services available in the UK and Channel Islands.
LGT Vestra Jersey Ltd
Financial Engineering Solutions Ltd
Vice President at Itau Bank – Head of Structured Products and Derivatives Desk
Perks Financial Services has 30 years of experience in the mortgage and financial marketplace / specialising in bespoke mortgage solutions for those buying in the Algarve area.
The Pestana Group is currently the largest Portuguese tourism and leisure group, and in 2002 marked its 30th anniversary under the banner “30 Years, 30 Hotels”. Through its chain, Pestana Hotels & Resorts presently manages 38 hotels, spread over 3 continents including 23 properties in Portugal. On the 1st of September 2003 the Pestana Group also began managing Portugal’s 40 Pousadas. At present there are 6,000 people working within the Pestana Group and the Pestana benefits from the international experience of many of its senior employees who are able to contribute from different continents and thus ensure continued enhancement of the quality standard that the Group demands.
Peter Diamond runs Interstates Properties, a UK based company investing in commercial property.
PLMJ is a highly specialised, full-service and multidisciplinary law firm with almost 50 years of experience that focuses on adding value to its clients’ activities and providing first-class legal services. PLMJ has more than 250 lawyers, including 49 partners who offer reliable and efficient legal services. PLMJ has offices in Lisbon, Oporto and Faro, and a large network of partners firms across the country in Coimbra, the Azores, Guimarães, Viseu and Madeira. PLMJ also has a solid international network – PLMJ International Legal Network, currently operates in Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, China, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and East Timor. That’s why PLMJ has an impressive track record in advising on a vast number of domestic and cross-border deals, from the most simple to the most complex.
Since 2003, PLS has been offering a diverse number of services to the Portuguese community resident in the United Kingdom. These include legal, accounting, language barriers, loans, settlement of small and medium companies, etc.
Portugal Sotheby’s International Realty offers the most extensive range of properties in Portugal across the whole country, from villas and apartments to luxury mansions, all covering a wide range of prices.
Their specialist team in the UK creates bespoke solutions for their clients, matching their dream lifestyle and property. They offer you a single point of contact in the UK who will find the right properties for you and manage the whole buying experience seamlessly and they have partners who cover all your other potential needs – legal, tax, wealth, loans and currency.
Prestige Property Services are a property management network that look after “homes from home” in France, Cyprus and Portugal. PPS offers a professional range of services to help maintain owners houses, gardens and pools.
Anyone looking to move to Europe are welcome to apply to become a Property Manager with Prestige. This provides a great source of income for expats.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (trading as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It offers firms in 157 countries, including Portugal, employing more than 208,000 people. PwC is the largest professional services firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors.
Ivey Ridge Ltd
qR Architects are RIBA Chartered London architects with expertise in residential and commercial Architecture, Interior Design and Planning.
Ombria Resort is a new world-leading eco-friendly luxury development set amidst 153 hectares of serene, secluded and natural landscapes of rolling green hills, rivers and lush cork and oak forests, located in the heart of the Algarve, 8 km north of Loulé and 20 km from the beaches and Faro airport.
As the chosen associates of Savills since 1997 we deal with some of the most exclusive property in the Algarve, especially in and around Quinta do Lago.
R&B is a business development for overseas companies looking to do business in the UK
Global Foreign exchange provider who help save their clients time and money when making international payments.
Recactiv provides investment management services and expert advice to financial instituitions, international funds and private investors, which invest in European, secured and non-secured loans. These services include portfolio analysis, pricing, acquisition, recovery, management and liquidation of assets.
Solicitors with wide experience in cross-border matters between Portugal, the UK and in particular Angola.
Craft Design Construction Ltd
Rival Colour are a Design, PrePress, Digital, Litho printers based in Greenwich, producing everything, including pictures, stationery to book-sand promotional items.
Roger Fulford Associates Ltd
Project consultant, tax and residence specialists. They also provide translation services in French/English and English/French; create business plans and strategies; assist with creating product presentation materials; retail surveys and other services.
Concessionaire of the Free Trade Zone of Madeira. Also know as Madeira Free Trade Zone, was created formally in the 80’s as a tool of regional economic policy. It consists of a set of incentives, mainly of a tax nature, granted with the objective of attracting inward investment into Madeira, recognized as the most efficent mechanism to modernize, diversify and internationalize the regional economy.
S24 Group offers full services solutions to all public hospitals, medical centers, private hospitals and diagnostic centers providing a specialty and on-site radiology support as well as operational and business development services by using new latest technology and expertise in teleradiology reporting services.
Insurance brokerage with professional assistance and advice.
Feathers Motor Sport
We are part of the worldwide Sovereign Group whose core business is setting up and managing companies, trusts and other structures to meet clients specific personal or business needs. Sovereign currently manages over 7,000 structures for clients worldwide, the majority being individuals, expatriates, entrepreneurs, freelance consultants, private investors or wealthy persons and their families. In Portugal we specifically offer fiscal representation and tax assistance for non residents, who have property or other interests, as well as providing practical tax advice for those foreigners who have decided to migrate, or retire, to Portugal and want professional assistance to keep their fiscal affairs in good order.
Standbuilder.co.uk is a family run business based in London with a wealth of experience in the exhibition industry. They have expertise in both modular and custom stands for exhibitions, conferences and events.
As a leading force in the international pulp and paper market, the Navigator Company is one of Portugal’s strongest brands on the world stage. Its production structure is based on three major industrial sites in Cacia, Figueira da Foz and Setúbal, where the facilities set international standards for the pulp and paper industry.
TMF Group helps its clients operate internationally and ‘belong’ wherever they are in the world. We do this by making sure they are properly set up to do business in any country and compliant with local and international regulations. We firmly believe that the only way to be truly ‘global’ is to put local first, which is what our team of 7,000 in-country experts do for businesses of all sizes, every day.
TPMc is a business management company highly experienced at guiding incoming companies through all Madeira’s latest tax options, particularly the fiscal and accounting aspects. They can also cover labour contracts, payroll and tax matters, supplier payments, invoicing, credit control, company incorporation etc.
Tradenvest helps your business grow internationally. They provide expert trade advice and practical support to Portuguese speaking companies who wish to do business abroad. Tradenvest assists on every step of the exporting journey. Whatever stage of development your business is at, Tradenvest aims to give support that you need to expand and prosper.
UCI is a financial institution specializing in the granting of Mortgage Loans through professionals of the real estate field.
The UCI belongs to a solid financial group that has been working for more than 60 years with the European real estate industry; Offers its clients a global solution to the financing needs for Home Purchase.
Vilamoura World is a property development project in Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal.
They are currently launching Uptown as their latest residential project.
Leading restaurant situated in the luxury Dunas Douradas Resort, near Vale do Lobo, Algarve.