The Cathay Associates network member in Luanda, Angola:
CS&A Sociedade de Advogados

Established: 2015

Staff: 4

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” 

— Henry Ford

CS&A advises its Clients in areas of high level of expertise. Our work as a team enables us to provide a full service to our Clients, particularly by using our collective experience and know-how in the different areas of our practice.
Although our services will continue to expand, we offer our Clients the assurance of proficient partner-led high quality and personalized services and our experience grows due to the needs of our Clients.


The Partner Mauro Mota Veiga and the Law Firm MVA Mota Veiga in association with CS&A was awarded by the Acquisition International – 2017 Legal Awards, in the categories: Corporate Law Attorney of the Year – Angola & Best M&A Law Firm 2017 – Africa

CS&A was recommended by The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2017 in the category of the leading Foreign Law Firm in Angola

MVA Mota Veiga in association with CS&A was awarded by the Corporate Insider – Business Excellence Awards 2017 in the category of Law Firm of the Year – Angola


  • Frequent advisory to an Angolan Banking Institution on the financing and negotiation of a loan agreement to be signed with the Angolan Government;


  • Advice to an International Banking Institution in several matters related with its activity in Angola;


  • Legal advice to a Banking Institution based in the United Kingdom, mainly in relevant financing operations carried out by the Angolan aviation company, as well as in a major financing operation related with an infrastructure project in Angola;
  • Advice an International Financial Group, based in New York, on several financing operations of projects in Angola associated with private entities and in the financing and negotiation of a loan agreement to be signed with the Angolan Government;
  • Advice a Japanese Banking Institution in the scope of the Angolan legislation, particularly when associated with the funding of Angolan in the country;
  • Legal advisory to a Banking Institution based in South Africa, in the incorporation of its representative office in Angola;


  • Advising an American Multinational Corporation of the oil industry in several operations in Angola;


  • Advising a Multinational Company in the oil and gas sector, based in the United Kingdom, in the setup of facilities in Angola for the production of LNG and NGL;


  • Advise a Chinese Oil Company in an operation for the acquisition of a concession agreement in Angola;


  • Advise a Chinese Company in the Energy sector, in the acquisition of an oil concession in Angola;


  • Advise an International Group in the Engineering area in the establishment of a partnership for the development of an oil concession in Cabinda, Angola, as well as in several matters in Mozambique;


  • Assistance to a French multinational company in the oil sector, in Angola and Mozambique;


  • Advice to a leading international group in the area of transports and express mail, in several corporate matters, such as changes to the company ownership structure, company financing and assisting on several type of commercial contracts;


  • Advice to an international retail sales chain in corporate, commercial and foreign exchange matters, such as the capital increase, supplementary capital provision and changes in company by-laws;


  • Advice to a group of one of the largest supermarket chains in the Sub-Saharan Africa, in real estate law, corporate, commercial and foreign matters, such as capital increase, supplementary capital provision, changes in company by-laws, debt negotiation and regularization of foreign exchange operations with the National Bank;


  • Advice to a Japanese banking institution, related to the overview of the Angolan legal regime, in particular associated with the activity of the country’s financial institutions;


  • Assisting in corporate matters and restructuring the company’s by-laws of a Business Group in the Maritime sector.


Vítor Marques da Cruz

 International Associate Partner

Mauro Mota Veiga

Local Partner

Pedro Gonçalves Paes

 International Associate Partner


Based on a rigorous deontological and ethical code, CS&A strives for excellence in order to meet the needs of our Clients through the provision of quality services. CS&A is committed to pursue its vision, mission and values: to remain in the Angolan market with a conduct inspired by the professional ethics and valuing the good performance of its professionals. CS&A’s team takes full dedication and perseverance regarding the issues of our Clients, treated in a rigorous basis, with responsibility and competence.


  • Corporate, Commercial and M&A;
  • Banking and Capital Markets;
  • TAX;
  • Real Estate / Property / Construction;
  • Employment Law and Litigation;
  • Administrative Law & Public Procurement;
  • Environmental Law;
  • Dispute Resolution / Arbitration / Litigation;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships.



R. Rei Katyavala

Ed. Rei Katyavala B-7º sala C

Luanda – Angola

+351 21 356 9930

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