Family Companies and Corporate Governance

Family Companies and Corporate Governance

The Family Companies and Corporate Governance practice area comprises a team of lawyers specialized in various legal fields with in-depth know-how in advising Family Companies, Family Offices and Families associated with Companies and in the implementation of contemporary and disruptive governance models.

Oriented by a culture characterized by proximity, availability, and extensive knowledge of the reality of each Family Company, the practice area of Family Companies and Corporate Governance relies its activity on fostering partnerships with those Companies, in a multidisciplinary, integrated, and practical approach.

TELLES has been advising Family Companies since its foundation, which allows it to have a broad vision of the business models adopted in this ecosystem and to act quickly and efficiently in anticipating, developing, and implementing unique, innovative solutions adapted to the reality of each family.

As a result of the amassing of vast experience in this area, TELLES is now considered by its clients and peers as one of the leading Portuguese law firms advising Family Companies and Families associated to Companies.
The following are the main services provided:

  • Development of and compliance with Corporate Governance rules (by-laws and shareholders agreement);
  • Assisting and advising on operations aimed at regulating the relationship between the members of a Family, in this capacity, with the Family Company, a topic usually dealt with in the scope of Family Protocols;
  • Definition and application of the best legal instruments for the organization of the Family Company (constitution of family holdings, SICAFIs or other collective investment bodies);
  • Transaction of shares in Family Companies and their assets;
  • Corporate reorganization;
  • Tax advising;
  • Succession planning;
  • Coaching and Mentoring in generational transition processes.
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