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Abreu Advogados

AV. INFANTE D. HENRIQUE, 26, 1149-096, PORTUGAL
Tel:
Work +351 21 723 1800
Fax:
Fax +351 21 723 1899
Email:
Web:
www.abreuadvogados.com
Lisbon, Madeira, Oporto
Abreu Advogados, Carmo Sousa Machado, Lisbon, PORTUGAL

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Carmo Sousa Machado

Tel:
Work +351 21 723 1800
Email:
Abreu Advogados

Work Department

Employment Law.

Position

Partner and Chairman.

Career

Chairman of Abreu Advogados as of April 1, 2017; Partner with Abreu Advogados since 1999; Managing Partner (2004-2007); Associate Lawyer with Abreu Advogados (1996-1998); Senior Associate Lawyer with Carlos Cruz & Associados (1993-1996); Trainee Lawyer with Carlos Cruz & Associados (1991-1993); Author and co-author of several articles and studies including: Portuguese Chapter in Multilaw’s “How to Hire and Fire: A Global Guide”, editions of 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2011, edited by Jon Heuvel, Global Chair, Multilaw Employment Group and in the Labour Law Chapter for “EU & International Employment Law Book“, published by Jordan Publishing Ltd; "Global Mobility Handbook", published by Saraiva (Abreu Advogados was responsible for the Portuguese Chapter); Author of the Chapter “Igualdade de Género” (“Gender Equality”) in the publication “Gestão de Recursos Humanos de A a Z” (“Human Resource Management from A to Z”) published by RH Editora; Coordinator of training courses; Speaker at seminars and author of several articles on Labour Law; Member of Multilaw's (Multinational Association of Independent Law Firms) Management Committee since October 2013; Member of Multilaw's Board since October 2008; Chair of Multilaw's Europe/Middle East/Africa Regional Committee, since October 2013; Vice-Chair of Multilaw's Europe/Middle East/Africa Regional Committee (2012-2013); Chair de Practice Groups & Industry Conferences Committee of Multilaw (October 2012 until October 2015).

Languages

Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Member

Member of the Platform for Sustainable Growth, Social Welfare Working Group, Employment subarea, since January 2012; Member of EPWN since January 2012; Portuguese Correspondent for EELC - European Employment Law Cases (until June 2011); Member of EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association) since December 2007; Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) since 1999.

Education

Law Degree, University of Lisbon Law School (1990); Postgraduate studies in Labour Law, University of Lisbon Law School (2000); Registered with the Portuguese Bar Association and recognized by this Association as a specialist in Employment Law.


Portugal

Employment

Within: Employment

Covering all aspects of employment law, a particular highlight for Abreu Advogados was representing Raríssimas in a high-profile case involving the dismissal of its founder and former president. ‘Flexible, customer-focused and results-oriented’, the team is led by Carmo Sousa Machado, Marta de Oliveira Pinto Trindade and Patrícia Perestrelo. Senior associates Ana Manuela Barbosa and Sofia Silva e Sousa are also recommended.

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