Categories: English
      Date: Nov  6, 2008
     Title: D. HOPFFER ALMADA & ASSOCIADOS – Sociedade de Advogados, RL

Following the publication and coming into force of Decree nº 38/2007, dated November 05, 2007, which describes the Lawyers Practices regime (see Boletim Oficial, I Series, nº 40, dated November 05, 2007), the “D. HOPFFER ALMADA & ASSOCIADOS – Sociedade de Advogados, RL” was created.

Following the publication and coming into force of Decree nº 38/2007, dated November 05, 2007, which describes the Lawyers Practices regime (see Boletim Oficial, I Series, nº 40, dated November 05, 2007), the “D. HOPFFER ALMADA & ASSOCIADOS – Sociedade de Advogados, RL” was created.

This Firm results from the transformation of the previous practice “D. HOPFFER ALMADA & ASSOCIADOS -  Advocacia / Consultadoria / Procuradoria”, and has as Founding Partners, the following Lawyers:

Dr. David Hopffer Almada, Managing Partner;
Dr. João Almeida Gomes;
Drª Ana Cristina Hopffer Almada;
Drª Janira Hopffer Almada;
Drª Maria Teresa Évora;
Dr. Jose Carlos Furtado;
Drª Jacqueline Duarte Silva.

The “D. HOPFFER ALMADA & ASSOCIADOS – Sociedade de Advogados, RL” started its activities on  July 01, 2008.

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Drª Janira Hopffer Almada, Lawyer and Partner of “D. HOPFFER ALMADA & ASSOCIADOS – Sociedade de Advogados, RL” has recently been appointed as the Government of Cape Verde MINISTER FOR THE PRESIDENCY OF MINISTERS’ COUNCIL AND OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS.

Therefore, and according to law, she has suspended her activities as a Lawyer.  This situation will prolong for as longs as she continues to serve as a Government member.