Pedro Pardal Goulão


Pedro Pardal Goulão joined the firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2013. He is co-coordinator of the employment department and a member of the sport and entertainment team.

Pedro also collaborates with the Africa Team - an internal structure that guarantees, on a permanent basis, and in close cooperation with the member firms of the Morais Leitão Legal Circle, personalised day-to-day assistance to clients on matters that involve or are related to the jurisdictions of the Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa – in which he regularly assists clients in the labour area.

Pedro provides consultancy in all areas of labour law, concerning both individual and collective employment relationships. He also provides legal assistance in sports issues and social security matters.

Acting on behalf of domestic and foreign clients, he has participated in several legal due diligence and corporate restructuring processes, advising on the acquisition and sale of companies and business areas. He acts as legal counsel for several clients on labour litigation.

Pedro often participates in seminars and conferences relating to employment and sports law.


Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 1998). Postgraduate Studies in Sports Law (Universidade Independente, 2002), Postgraduate Studies in Labour and Social Security Law (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2003).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2002). Portuguese Association of Sports Law. European Employment Lawyers Association.


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