About Us

The ERG Family Officewas established in 2000 to provide a wide range of legal services: helping our clients to settle down in Portugal under the Golden Visa Programme and resolving of all related matters.

Our team consists of experienced Portuguese lawyers, attorneys for tax and property law, specialists in notarial matters and in the immigration policy.

In Portugal, more than anywhere else in Europe, personal contacts, recommendations and connections play a crucial role. That is the main advantage of working with a Portuguese company, where local Portuguese lawyers personally look after your interests. They not only apply the highest level of knowledge and years of experience, but also enjoy a reputation of trusted and reliable members of local legal professionals’ community, which they belong to.

This perception of belonging to a local legal community is yet another bonus to our clients, who know they can confide the most delicate and confidential matters to our team.

With more than 20 years of experience as a Lawyer, Rui has a vast experience in dealing with foreign clients, skilled in tax, estate planning and immigration, he can surely help you and your family.

Rui Assis Passos

Founder and managing Partner

Nuno is one of our senior professionals, with an eye for what makes a business succeed in real estate. With more than 15 years in the business, Nuno has seen it all - and is ready to lead you to success.

Nuno Henriques

General Manager and head of Real Estate and Russian Market

Owner and founder of “Compass-Consulting”, Dmitry coordinates ERG Family Office affairs in Russia and provides his expertise on other markets.

Dmitry Smirnov

Coordinator in Russia

With us since the beginning, Frederico has played a crucial role in everything that is related with wills and notary, he has been a key for the continued success of the business. His exceptional skills in the notary area - a true passion - helped us to deliver to our clients.

Frederico Patinha

Senior Lawyer

After a thriving career in many different businesses, ERG Family Office was pleased to welcome Paulo Dourado to the team. As a motivated and business oriented lawyer, he has helped in the growing process of this company.

Paulo Dourado

Senior Lawyer and advisor