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Helena Tapp Barroso

Band 3 Employment

"Helena Tapp Barroso has in-depth knowledge of employment law and is oriented towards the best solution."

Helena Tapp Barroso progresses in the rankings following excellent recognition for her expertise in the field. She assists with collective dismissals and redundancies, as well as employment disputes concerning workplace accidents and harassment allegations. She has recent experience assisting with COVID-19 labour issues.

Helena Tapp Barroso is valued by one client for being "focused on solutions for the client,very proactive and a high performer." She assists with human resources restructurings, redundancy procedures and employment litigation proceedings.

Helena Tapp Barroso 's practice covers collective bargaining agreements and labour litigation. Clients attest to her "excellent work."

Helena Tapp Barroso earns praise for her ability to "think outside of the box." She advises major Portuguese corporates on collective agreements and on employment disputes.

Helena Tapp Barroso advises an impressive portfolio of key domestic clients on their employment law issues. She regularly acts on litigious mandates, where she is considered to be "a great lawyer who is very assertive in her arguments."
Peers observe Helena Tapp Barroso to be a knowledgeable member of the team. She is noted for her expertise in the TMT sector and frequently assists clients from the telecoms market. Her practice encompasses employment contracts and litigation.

Helena Tapp Barroso

Band 4 Employment

Helena Tapp Barroso

Band 4 TMT
Interviewees agree Helena Tapp Barroso is a "hands-on" employment lawyer. She recently advised Impresa Group on employment litigation as well as social security matters.
Helena Tapp Barroso is active in data protection matters, where peers acknowledge her impressive know-how.
Helena Tapp Barroso represented Sonaecom in a litigation case concerning unpaid services and invoicing.
Helena Tapp Barroso climbs the rankings following positive client feedback: "She really got involved in the case and it felt like she was a member of our team. She is pragmatic and knows the subject in detail, including all the technicalities."
Clients deem IT area head Helena Tapp Barroso “co-operative, practical and quick. She is prepared to talk the TMT language.”

Legal 500

‘The quality of Helena Tapp Barroso’s work is unquestionable. The versatility of the solutions presented and the intelligent way in which she perceives the needs of each client make Helena stand out as an excellent professional.’

'Helena Tapp Barroso is enormously calm in trials and has great emotional intelligence and results.'

‘Helena Tapp Barroso has great ease in understanding the business and procedures, which combined with in-depth knowledge of the law, helps us obtain solid and safe answers.’

‘Helena Tapp Barroso is very competent and works on consistent and realistic solutions for the client.’

‘Helena Tapp Barroso – detailed and solid knowledge; rigour; pragmatic approach to client requests; delivery with a focus on the client and their activity.’

‘Pedro Pardal Goulao and Helena Tapp Barroso are exceptional employment lawyers. They not only offer employment law advice, but always translate matters in plain English and offer practical advice. They make complex issues sound simple. Helena and Pedro are our go-to lawyers for employment cases.’


‘Helena Tapp Barroso makes the difference, she is an authority in the area of data protection but also employment law, which is a unique combination. She really digs deeper than other practitioners. A real added value!’

‘I would recommend Helena Tapp Barroso.’