Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva (Morais Leitão) is a leading Portuguese full-service firm with offices in Lisbon, Oporto and Funchal (Madeira). To address the growing needs of its clients throughout the world, particularly in Portuguese speaking countries, Morais Leitão has established the MLGTS Legal Circle, which consists of a network of strong associations and alliances with leading offices and law firms in Angola, Mozambique and Macau (China).
Morais Leitão has a highly reputed labour and employment practice, both in a consultancy capacity and in litigation before labour courts. Morais Leitão provides daily assistance to a vast number of companies, including many multinationals, in all areas pertaining to labour relations. The labour and employment team has extensive and consolidated experience in the most important areas of labour relations and in line with recent developments, such as the protection of industrial and intellectual property, the conventions on confidentiality and non-competition, and the models of assistance provision and complementary benefits as established by the public system of social security. Morais Leitão is recommended for employment law by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers.
What they say
Outstanding team maintaining a vanguard position by providing a broad employment service, which includes restructuring processes, collective terminations, employment litigations, and collective bargaining agreements. Further advises on business transfers and disciplinary proceedings. Represents an array of clients with strong presence in the banking, consumer goods and pharma industries. One client highlights the team’s “fast response, availability and agility,” further endorsing its “excellent technical knowledge and strategic ability.” Interviewees further compliment the lawyers’ “great negotiation skills.”
– Chambers and Partners