Lisbon hosts LegalTech Day and Labour Awards Portugal 2021

Iberian Lawyer is celebrating LegalTech Day 2021 at the Museu du Oriente, and the Intercontinental Hotel will host the Labour Awards tonight

LegalTech Day is gatheringf today in-house and private practice lawyers from the Portuguese Legal market to discuss and debate the pivotal role of technology in the sector. The day will include insights and analysis from the most relevant players. The delegates attending will be able to hear directly from the experts during two round table discussions and a live face to face.

The programme started at 08:45 with check-in and a welcome coffee followed by:

9:30 Roundtable
“Time for efficiency: clients demand effectiveness and cost control.
How are law firms responding?”

Fernando Antas da Cunha, managing partner, Antas da Cunha Ecija
Hugo Farinha, COO, ROOX
Valeria Ferraz, Legal manager, SCC – Sociedade Central de Cervejas e Bebidas, S.A.
Bruno Ferreira, managing partner, PLMJ
Pedro Marques Gaspar, senior Legal counsel, Iberia Data Protection Coordinator, Southern Europe, ACCOR
Margarida Matos Correia, senior associate general counsel, NETJETS EUROPE
Gonçalo Noronha Andrade, counsel Banking & Finance, Allen & Overy

Giuseppe Salemme, journalist, LC Publishing Group

10:45 Q&A

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 Roundtable

“Digital Transformation: the role of Legal departments on business process optimisation”

Nicole Fortunato, managing associate in Emerging Tech/ Tech Transactions, Morais Leitão
Alexandra Gaspar, Legal director, Novobanco
Ricardo Henriques, partner in Intellectual Property and Information Technology area of practice,
Abreu Advogados
Pedro Lomba, partner and head of TMC Practice area, PLMJ
Patrícia Marques Ferreira, general counsel, Feedzai
Leonor Pimenta Pissarra, Country Chief Legal Officer, Novartis Farma
Alexandra Reis, senior counsel PT, Tabaqueira / Philip Morris International

Giuseppe Salemme, journalist, LC Publishing Group

12:45 Q&A

13:00 Face to Face

Mafalda Mascarenhas Garcia, Head of IBM Portugal Legal Department
Giuseppe Salemme, journalist, LC Publishing Group

13:15 Standing Lunch

The Labour Awards ceremony will take place tonight at the Intercontinental Hotel, starting at 20:30. For those who cannot attend, don’t miss the live posting (GTM) on Iberian Lawyer’s Linkedln.

Once again, the initiative will recognise the excellence of the private practice lawyers and the firms, experts in the Labour practice.

For more information, you have access to the list of finalists here.

Desire Vidal