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  • Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1991)
  • Portuguese Bar Association / Lisbon District Council (Board Member, 1999 – 2001)
  • Law Degree (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University )
  • Master’s Degree in Commercial Law and Capital Markets (Law Faculty of the Portuguese Catholic University)
  • Chambers & Partners 2022 – Band 1 – Employment
  • Legal 500 in 2022 – Tier 1 – Employment
  • Temas de Direito dos Seguros: A Propósito da Nova Lei do Contrato de Seguro (Insurance Law topics: On the New Law on Insurance Contracts) Almedina, 2012.
  • Justa causa por violação do dever de assiduidade; faltas não justificadas ao trabalho e falsas declarações relativas às justificações das faltas (Unexcused absences from work and false statements concerning the justification of absences) Estudos do Instituto de Direito do Trabalho, Vol. 2 – 2009, Almedina
  • Código do Trabalho – Três Anos de Jurisprudência Comentada (Labour Law Code – Comments on three years of Case Law) Petrony, 2007
  • Notas sobre o efeito das férias e ausências na contagem do período normal de trabalho em regime de adaptabilidade (the impact of work leaves on the average working hours under flexible timetables), Revista de Direito e Estudos Sociais, n.ºs 1 – 2, 2009
Morais Leitão

Helena Tapp Barroso

+351 213 817 400
Rua Castilho 165
+351 213 817 400
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish

Helena provides legal counselling in the areas of labour, civil, commercial and corporate law, regularly assisting clients in different business areas (particularly, TMT’s, automobile industry, pharmaceutical industry, distribution, insurance, banking and financial activities) and is also a member of the Insurance Law and IP cross-functional teams at Morais Leitão. She develops relevant activity in labour litigation, collective bargaining agreement negotiation, transfer of business operations and pension fund issues and participates in several legal due diligence and corporate restructuring processes. She is increasingly involved in assisting clients on data protection and privacy issues, including employee data processing.

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