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Katie Hyman & João Nuno Frazão Join Victoria Associates

It is our pleasure to announce the Victoria Associates' new members. Katie Hyman, based in Washington DC, and João Nuno Frazão, based in Lisbon joined Victoria Associates as of September...

Duarte G Henriques ranked as “Thought Leader – Arbitration 2020″by Who’s Who Legal

Duarte G Henriques has been ranked as "Thought Leader - Arbitration 2020" by Who's Who Legal. Check HERE for more information. According to Who's Who Legal, the "Thought Leadership" "brings...

Kyriaki Noussia and Ted Folkman Join Victoria Associates

Victoria Associates welcome new members Kyriaki Noussia and Ted Folkman. With the addition of Kyriaki and Ted (alongside Miguel Salas' joining in April), Victoria Associates has now three new “ports”...

Custody Deposit and Publication of Arbitral Awards

Custody Deposit and publication of arbitral awards Portugal is unquestionably spearheading the use of technology, transparency and publicity regarding arbitration and, more particularly, arbitral awards. Indeed, the recently enacted Ordinance...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 8 – Internationally Oriented Community

International Arbitration & Portugal Internationally Oriented Community International arbitration in Portugal has taken off in recent years, and as previous posts have discussed, there are a wide variety of compelling...

How Victoria Associates is boosting my international practice

How Victoria Associates is boosting my international practice By Duarte G Henriques Perhaps the biggest challenge that I face as an international arbitration practitioner is myself. As you all may...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 7 – Supportive Courts

International Arbitration & Portugal Supportive State Courts In addition to the several previously mentioned advantages in regards to selecting Portugal as an all-encompassing jurisdiction for the resolution of international arbitration...

Fourth Circuit held that parties can apply for discovery orders from federal district courts to support foreign seated commercial arbitration

Fourth Circuit held that parties can apply for discovery orders from federal district courts under Section 1782 to support foreign seated private arbitration – case note of Servotronics, Inc. v. Boeing...

Victoria Associates Welcomes Miguel Salas and Sevilla !

https://youtu.be/x9DZ_WVuvu4 Victoria's reaching the starting point! We are thrilled to share our latest news with you! Victoria Associates has reached the starting point and is adding an office where it...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 6 – A Robust Legal System

International Arbitration & Portuguese Law A robust legal system When selecting a jurisdiction for international arbitration, as noted in previous posts, there are several important factors to consider, among them,...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 5 – Modern Country, Modern Facilities

Portugal & International Arbitration Recently modernized infrastructures and facilities Portugal is a developed country with many modern infrastructures and facilities. In recent times, Portugal has been considered a spearhead in...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 4 – A Safe and Friendly Place

Portugal & International Arbitration A safe, stable and reliable jurisdiction Portugal, with its stable economic, political and legal systems has been growing increasing popular in the realm of being considered...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 3 – Legal Background

The Portuguese Legal Background & International Arbitration Enduring legal ties between Lusophone Countries The fact that the Portuguese Civil Code and Code of Civil Procedure are still in force in...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 2 – Language

Language & International Arbitration Portugal – a country with communication skills The Language background Language barriers are one of the most prominent cultural concerns when dealing with business matters in...

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Duarte Henriques Appointed as VIAC’s International Advisory Board Member

Duarte G Henriques - Member of the International Advisory Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre Duarte G Henriques, Victoria Associates' founding member, has been appointed as member of the...

Why Arbitrate in Portugal? Reason 1: Geography

International Arbitration & Portugal’s Geography An alluring and advantageous jurisdiction Over the past few years Portugal has been quickly expanding in a number of areas without showing signs of its...

8 Advantages of Arbitrating Disputes in Portugal

A safe harbour for dispute resolution Arbitration, in and of itself, has a long-standing history, having been practised by the Greeks and Romans, it is to this day still one...

“Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review” – Portuguese Chapter

Victoria Associates is pleased to share with you the 3rd Edition of the "Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review" - Portuguese Chapter, written by Joana Albuquerque (Principle Power) and Duarte...

We do what we like, and we like what we do

Watch our institutional video To celebrate the New Year 2020, we released our institutional video. Victoria Associates represents a new way of doing business. It is designed for the client....

The New Merchants and cross border Dispute Resolution

Trade has always been the driving force for societal changes. The ones willing to brave into the unknown, navigating wild seas searching for the next opportunity - the merchants -...

A new Arbitration Law for Macau

A new arbitration law has been enacted for the "Special Administrative Region of Macau". The new law (Law nr. 19/2019 of November 5, 2019) will enter into force on May...

The Seat of Arbitration

Seat of Arbitration For those who aren’t familiar with international arbitration, the concept of the seat of arbitration is complicated and even unintuitive, yet it is indispensable. The choice of...

Maximizing the use of experts in international arbitration

International arbitration is a melting pot in which the mix of different legal cultures is not always very homogeneous.  Large Anglo-Saxon law firms—Big Law—still enjoy a dominant position in the...

Reshaping International Arbitration

A Contribution for the Improvement of Efficiency in IDR (A work in progress) International Arbitration has become too costly, time consuming and, therefore, inefficient. Parties from different parts of the...

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Why Victoria Associates?

Why Victoria? Victoria is a story of adventure, risk and success as the first ship to circumvent the world under the command of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. When the...

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