Henrique Abecasis

Founding Partner

Henrique Abecasis has been a HAAG partner since 1992.

Founding partner of HENRIQUE ABECASIS & ASSOCIADOS (Brazil) in 2010.

Henrique practices primarily in the following areas of the law: Internationalization. International business; Commercial and Company law; Maritime law; Telecommunications; National and international arbitration.

Academic Qualifications

Law degree at the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon in 1973.

Areas of Specialisation

  • Business Internationalisation. International business
  • National and international arbitration
  • Commercial and company law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Maritime and port law
  • Telecommunications


Portuguese / English / French / Spanish

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 1975. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2010.

Intervention as a Lawyer and arbitrator in various ad hoc national and international arbitrations, and also within the framework of the ICC and the Arbitration Centre of the Lisbon Commercial Association (Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Lisbon Commercial Association.

Throughout a professional life of intense legal and consultancy practice, in Portugal, Angola (from 1986) and Brazil (from 1999), and internationally, in all branches of the law, especially regarding the law of obligations, contracts and real estate law, civil, commercial and company law, maritime, employment, administrative and financial law, all in the context of the various economic and business activities.