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Maria João da Luz

Maria João da Luz joined the firm in 2003. She is a member of the labour and social security team.

Maria João provides advice in all areas of employment and security law in several legal due diligences, corporate restructuring processes and collective dismissal proceedings. She acts as legal counsel for several domestic and foreign companies on labour and social security litigation.

Maria João da Luz speaks at postgraduate seminars and conferences in matters relating to labour law.

Co-author of the book Código do Trabalho – Três Anos de Jurisprudência Comentada (2007).



Practice Areas

Labour and Social Security (Labour Law, Social Security and Pensions).


Law Degree (Law Faculty of Nova University of Lisbon, 2003). Postgraduate Studies in Information Society Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2005). Postgraduate Studies in Labour Law (Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon, 2007).


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2005).


Portuguese, English and French.

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