Rua Rainha Ginga, n.º 80, 1.º

CP 12002

Luanda – Angola



Tel:(244) 222 337914

Tel:(244) 222 370019/26

Telefax: (244) 222 335497



About us

A law office with a "Tradition of Trust"

As an integral part of the Angolan legal scene since 1989, MG ADVOGADOS (MGA) is one of the oldest and most renowned firms of lawyers in Angola.


The firm is headed by its founder, Manuel Gonçalves, the first President of the Angola Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados de Angola), and employs a cohesive, experienced and multidisciplinary team of skilled professionals at various levels of seniority.


MGA is an extension of the qualities of its founding partner, and its practice is guided by an impeccable sense of ethics and professionalism, underpinned by a commitment to social responsibility and the promotion of Angolan culture, as evidenced by its considerable collection of Angolan contemporary art.


The firm provides legal services throughout Angola in various fields of law. It maintains its connection to academic circles and, despite its local roots, has an international vision, with its sights set firmly on the future.


MGA has headed up the structuring and implementation of operations in various sectors and acts in dispute resolution either in court or by arbitration. Our client portfolio currently includes top ranking Angolan and multinational companies and corporate groups, leading Brazilian and Portuguese legal firms and English-speaking legal firms in the "magic circle".


MGA provides services to foreign clients with interests in Angola and to Angolan and foreign clients with interests abroad and therefore, on an ad hoc basis, and depending on the nature of the project, it includes foreign legal consultants in its team, most significantly Brazilian and Portuguese consultants.


In response to repeated requests for services from its foreign clients based in other jurisdictions, the firm also has select partnerships with prestigious firms with high levels of professional competence and close links to academia, including Serra Lopes, Cortes Martins & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, RL ( for all areas of practice, Sociedade de Advogados RFF & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados RL ( for taxation and company law.


Over the years, MGA's legal practice has gone from strength to strength, building at all times on its Tradition of Trust.