Michael Heron


Launch of Direito Mental association

Direito Mental, an association entirely dedicated to the promotion of mental health among the Portuguese legal community – lawyers, magistrates, jurists, law students, business support teams and their families, has officially been launched. Direito Mental began its activity with a launch event, which took place in João Morais Leitão Auditorium, Rua Castilho 165, at 6pm […]


Rock ‘n’ Law 2022 will support Association of Ukrainians

This year’s edition of the main music festival of the legal sector in Portugal will take place on 30th September 2022 and has already selected the project to which the amount raised will revert. The Association of Ukrainians in Portugal (AUP), with its project “Integration Centre for Refugees (CIR)” was, among dozens of candidates, chosen […]


PLMJ strengthens Dispute Resolution team

Ricardo Silva Pereira has joined PLMJ’s Dispute Resolution practice as a senior counsel. The lawyer joins the firm from Linklaters and has 15 years of experience. During this time, his principal focus has been the area of dispute resolution where he has specialised in restructuring and insolvency, and arbitration. His specialisation in these matters was […]


Cuatrecasas partner Ricardo Echevarría dies

Ricardo Echevarría de Rada, Cuatrecasas partner and member of its board of directors, died suddenly on Friday May 20, aged 57. Ricardo Echevarría, expert in public and private works contracts and in advising businesses from the real estate sector, was a partner at the firm for over 21 years and a member of the firm’s […]


CMS Portugal incorporates three new associates

CMS Portugal has strengthened its team with the incorporation of three new associates. They are Richad Majid, who joins the Lusophone Africa and Labor & Pension Fund practice areas; Carolina Sousa Guerreiro, who joins the Technology, Media & Communications (TMC) team; and Rodrigo Pinto Guimarães, who joins the Public Law and Energy & Climate Change […]

Competition & Antitrust

Bilateral meeting held with Portuguese & Norwegian Competition Authorities

The Portuguese Competition Authority (AdC), and the Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA), held on the 19 and 20 of May, a bilateral meeting with the purpose of exchanging experience on topics of common interest. The agenda included discussions on anticompetitive behaviour in large retail (including “hub-and-spoke” arrangements), bid-rigging in public procurement, collusion in digital markets, anticompetitive […]


PONS IP presents new positioning to the market

PONS IP has announced the completion of a three year transformation process, by which it will abandon the law firm label and become a global industrial and intellectual property consultancy. “We want to overcome the traditional distinction between law firm and agency from the conviction that protecting is much more than registering,” affirms its general […]


Sérvulo confirms new managing partner

Manuel Magalhães has been confirmed as the new managing partner of Sérvulo & Associados. Paulo Câmara, the current managing partner, will continue to serve on the board of directors. “It is with great pride and a sense of responsibility that I assume this commitment, supported and shared with my partners. It is with enthusiasm and […]

Private Clients

CCSL reinforces Private Clients and Immigration area

CCSL Advogados has strengthened the Private Clients and Immigration area with the integration of André Reis de Pinho. The lawyer started his professional career as a consultant at Deloitte, moving to EDGE International Lawyers, where he focused on advising non-habitual residents and high net worth individuals. He later joined Legalsquare, where he was responsible for […]