Labour Law

SP&M specialized legal services in the areas of labour and human resources cover the full needs of Clients, companies or workers (hiring, execution and termination of labour contract, and litigation).

SP&M Advogados‘ services include:

      • Legal consultation and preparation of opinions on specific matters that affect the activities of companies and employees, whether on individual or collective labour situations;
      • Legal advice to human resources management and general monitoring of contractual matters, namely in internal and pre-litigation procedures, preparation of documents, internal regulations, as well as definition and further monitoring of various procedures;
      • Human resources reorganizations – suspension of contracts, agreements on occasional assignment of employees and assignment of contractual position, individual and collective dismissals, transfers of companies and establishments;
      • Legal assistance on disciplinary procedures;
      • Collective labor law – negotiation of collective instruments and relations with unions and associations, advice on collective labour disputes;
      • Legal assistance in misdemeanor cases, namely from the ACT – Autoridade para as Condições do Trabalho (Portuguese Authority for Working Condition);
      • Labour judicial litigation.

In the field of public employment, SP&M Advogados is prepared to provide all the needed support to Clients, including:

      • Complaints and hierarchical appeals;


      • Defense in dismissal cases and other disciplinary sanctions;


      • Appeals in performance evaluation processes;


      • Assistance in common or special labour proceedings.