Who we are

JLA Advogados is a Mozambican law firm that provides a high quality service to its Clients across the various branches of Law. 


Our firm, which is undergoing expansion and is one of the most dynamic in the Mozambique market, is composed of experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of Mozambican law. 

Based on a strict ethical code, JLA Advogados seeks excellence in order to respond in the most efficient way to the needs of its Clients, investing in the provision of quality services with effective added value.



What’s new

Investment opportunities in Mozambique are the main topic of podcast with Zara Jamal and Ana Sofia Batista

Zara Jamal, Partner at JLA Advogados and Abreu Advogados, and Ana Sofia Batista, Partner at Abreu Advogados, were invited for the Africa Legal podcast entitled "Close Connections' with JLA & Abreu Advogados".

Abreu Advogados among the finalists for the Chambers Africa 2021 awards

Abreu Advogados, partner of JLA Advogados, was selected for the category Regional Law Firm of the Year: Lusophone Africa shortlist in the Chambers Africa Awards 2021, an initiative of the legal directory Chambers and Partners.

JLA Advogados and Abreu Advogados sponsors of the Africa Upstream, LNG & Gas Summit

JLA Advogados and Abreu Advogados sponsored the Africa Upstream, LNG & Gas Summit, on October 22, the largest online Oil & Gas Summit ever organised.

JLA Advogados is the African Law Firm of the Year

JLA Advogados was elected the firm of the year by the Africa Legal Awards 2020, an initiative of Legal Week editorial group.



Our team is prepared to provide our customers with the best quality services and the highest professionalism, with the aim of constantly satisfying the interests of the people and entities that seek us.

Being a young, dynamic and technically well prepared team, we make every effort to 
a constant and continuous update on what surrounds us, investing in training and new learning.


One of the main characteristics of our Team is its ability to communicate with Customers in your original language. All of our employees are fluent in at least two languages.

Always following computer innovations and innovations in terms of communications, both 
the office, like its employees, are experienced users of new technologies information, making them indispensable tools for their work.



Zara Jamal, Partner at JLA Advogados, was distinguished in an initiative of Iberian Lawyer, the legal information journal of Portugal, Spain and Latin America. Every two years the publication selects forty lawyers under the age of forty who are most prominent in the Iberian Peninsula in their field of practice.


In order to provide legal services adapted to the strategic needs of our Clients in other countries, JLA Advogados has established important partnerships with other entities and foreign law firms.




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Join our team

When choosing staff to join our team, we look for dynamic, responsible and effective professionals who fit in with the culture of our office and our work philosophy.


Some of the factors we consider important when deciding between applicants are motivation, commitment, technical knowledge and a positive and proactive attitude.


JLA Advogados | Maputo - Mozambique

Rua dos Desportistas, nº. 691, Edifício JAT 6.1 
13º Piso - Fracção Norte

Maputo - Mozambique

Tel.: (+258) 21 317 159 | Fax: (+258) 21 317 172

E-mail: maputo@jlaadvogados.com

Abreu Advogados | Lisbon

Av. Infante D. Henrique, nº. 26
1149-096 Lisboa | Portugal

Site: www.abreuadvogados.com

Tel.: (+351) 217 231 800 | Fax: (+351) 217 231 899

E-mail: lisboa@abreuadvogados.com

Abreu Advogados | Porto

Rua S. João de Brito, 605 E - 4.º
4100-455 Porto


Site: www.abreuadvogados.com


Tel.: (+351) 226 056 400 | Fax: (+351) 226 001 816

E-mail: porto@abreuadvogados.com

Abreu Advogados | Funchal

Rua Dr. Brito da Câmara, nº. 20
9000-039 Funchal - Madeira


Site: www.abreuadvogados.com

Tel.: (+351) 291 209 900 | Fax: (+351) 291 209 920

E-mail: madeira@abreuadvogados.com

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