PRACTICE AREAS

Employment, Benefits and Pensions

Practice Areas

Our Employment, Benefits and Pensions team has experience in all aspects of Labour Law and related areas. Conscious of the need to promote an accurate and effective management of employment relationships between employers and employees to optimise human resources and ensure the levels of high competition of companies, we have the required expertise and experience to make possible the provision of a full range of services.

We provide regular advice to multinational companies, medium and small companies, as well as support to the other departments of our firm on labour matters arising from several operations and transactions, such as restructuring, mergers, splits and acquisitions. Moreover, we have a wide experience in the field of social security schemes and in providing advice in respect of supplementary contributory system to our clients.

Among the services we provide, we highlight the following:

⚊ 

Legal support on companies' restructuring processes, including collective dismissals and individual redundancies, termination by mutual consent and lay-offs;

⚊ 

Labour due diligence;

⚊ 

Advice on general and strategic employment and social security issues;

⚊ 

Review and drafting individual employment contracts, temporary employment contracts, employee's assignment contracts and services contracts;

⚊ 

Management of employment contracts (including functional and geographical mobility, change of remuneration, fringe benefits and preparation of bonus incentive plans and stock option purchase plans);

⚊ 

Defence in court and administrative proceedings, involving employment related claims and lawsuits filed by employees, Unions and Portuguese Labour Authority;

⚊ 

Assistance in meetings with Unions, Class Associations and Regional Labour Offices;

⚊ 

Assistance regarding work related accidents proceedings, before court and administrative entities;

⚊ 

Advice on employer's obligations in relation to Health and Safety at the workplace;

⚊ 

Assistance and instruction of disciplinary procedures;

⚊ 

Assistance on hiring of foreign employees and legalisation processes;

⚊ 

Collective bargaining agreements negotiations.

KEY
CONTACTS

Image
Inês Albuquerque e Castro

RELATED ARTICLES

Image
Portugal | Update of the normal retirement age in 2020
FCB News
February 11, 2019
Image
2018: A Year in Review – Employment Perspective
FCB News
January 11, 2019
Image
Para além do salário | Artigo de Inês Albuquerque e Castro e Levi França Machado para O Jornal Económico
Jornal Económico
July 20, 2018
Image
Portugal | Changes to the Labour Code | Transfer of undertakings
FCB News
March 20, 2018
Image
Inês Albuquerque e Castro’s participation at the Labour & Employment Virtual Roundtable 2018
FCB News
February 28, 2018
Image
FCB answers Portugal and Angola Q&As on Lexology Navigator
FCB News
February 7, 2018
Image
Portugal | Changes to the Social Support Index and normal retirement age
FCB News
January 22, 2018
Image
Portugal | 2017 - A Year in Review - Employment's Perspective
FCB News
January 10, 2018
Image
PORTUGAL - National Minimum Wage Review
FCB News
December 29, 2017
1
/
3
1
2
3

MORE NEWS

By default, this site uses cookies to improve your experience. See our Cookies Policy for more information.


ACCEPT