Filipa Arantes Pedroso joined the firm in 1979 and became a partner in 1987. She is head of the corporate and real estate practice group. Filipa has provided advice in real estate investment (asset deal or share deal); M&A and its due diligences; the creation of real estate investment structures, real estate investment funds and real estate companies; touristic investment operations; the execution and negotiation of real estate agreements, notably purchase and sale, sale and leaseback, and options; the execution and negotiation of construction agreements, projects and supervision; real estate agreements such as the operation of hotels and leases; and real estate financing and respective security. A member of the Portuguese Bar Association, she regularly participates as a speaker in real estate conferences and has published several articles in the real estate area. Filipa has represented national and international clients in transactions involving, inter alia, the acquisition and sale of large portfolios including buildings for different uses, office parks, car parks and student housing.