Mrs Rita Canas da Silva > Sérvulo & Associados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Sérvulo & Associados
RUA GARRETT N° 64
1200-204 LISBOA
Portugal

Work Department

Employment Law

Position

Partner in the Employment and also the coordinator of the Liability in Healthcare service.

Career

At SÉRVULO since 2015, Rita Canas da Silva is a partner in the Employment department, and also the coordinator of the Liability in Healthcare service. Guest Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon School), she is a guest speaker at conferences and seminars on Employment Law and Sports Law, and has authored several publications on her areas of specialisation. Between 2011 and 2015 she was Aide to the Office of the Secretary of State for Employment (Ministry of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security), and Advisor to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State of the Prime Minister, integrating the Memorandums Monitoring Structure (ESAME – Estrutura de Acompanhamento dos Memorandos), team that monitored the meeting of the obligations towards the IMF, the EC and the ECB. Between 2002 and 2006 she was a lawyer at «Morais Leitão, Soares da Silva e Associados».

Languages

Portuguese, English

Memberships

She joined the Bar Association in 2004.
Founding member of the Portuguese Employment Law Association (APODIT – Associação Portuguesa de Direito do Trabalho) and founding member of the Association of Young Labour Jurists (AJJ – Associação de Jovens Juslaboralistas), since 2013. Fellow of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (Trier, Germany) in 2012, and of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT – Fundação da Ciência e Tecnologia), between 2007 and 2011.

Education

PhD in Labour Law (Nova University of Lisbon), 2016. Concluded a graduate course in Employment and Social Security Law from the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Portugal in 2005 and graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon in 2002.