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Erna Alberto Guetsa

Erna Alberto Guetsa

Associate Attorney, SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda.

Erna Alberto Guetsa is a Lawyer, Consultant of the Banking & Foreign Exchange Practice Group, provides legal advice, as such, assists foreign and national investors in obtaining registration of investment projects, contracting of loans, international transactions, as well as legal assistance to financial institutions and in the insurance area. Has experience in the Commercial and Corporate areas, assisting in drafting opinions and memos, conducting legal due diligence, analysis and participation in companies’ incorporating and restructuring process and negotiations.

Professional Qualifications

  • Assistance to clients in various types of financing, draft of the facility agreements, preparation of security documents and registration, analysis and revision of agreements governed by foreign law and compliance with the Mozambican legislation;
  • Assistance in process of approval of external loans (shareholders loan and third parties), as well as regularization of loans with the Central Bank;
  • Assistance with the Registration of Investment Projects and foreign investors with the Central Bank;
  • Assistance with the authorization for import and registration of funds, as well as for the repatriation of capital;
  • Assisting in incorporation of local Companies;
  • Organization of documentation, preparation of contracts of Sale and Assignment of quotas, and joining of all the documentation necessary to carry out the transactions;
  • Advising and assisting in licensing process of Companies;
  • Advising on company’s dissolution and liquidation;
  • Advising on company’s mergers and acquisitions;
  • Corporate due diligences;
  • Legal assistance with the draft of commercial contracts;
  • Secretary at General and Boards of directors Meetings of various companies.

Prior Experience

  • SAL & Caldeira Advogados, Lda. - Legal Consultant in the Banking & Foreign Exchange Practice Group, February of 2019 - present
  • Couto, Graça e Associados, Lda – Legal Consultant in Commercial and Corporate areas, and Banking & Foreign Exchange Practice Group, 2011-18


  • Eduardo Mondlane University, Law Degree


  • Ranked in IFLR 1000, Rising Star in Mozambique 2023.
  • Best Speaker at Eduardo Mondlane University for moot court (2019)


  • Member of the Mozambique Bar Association