BAS - Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL

Employment Department

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What the team is known for Advises on employment termination agreements, policy definition, collective agreements and day-to-day employment matters. Particular expertise in the healthcare and life sciences spaces. Also able to handle contentious labour law mandates.

Strengths Clients underline the team's "experience, speed of turnaround and support."

Sources are also quick to single out the lawyers for their "experience in the public sector."

Work highlights Advised Bayer CropScience Portugal on its restructuring operation and subsequent transfer of undertaking, including the termination of employment contracts.

Notable practitioners

Practice co-head Alexandra Almeida Mota acts on downsizing processes, collective dismissals and severance agreements. Sources regard her to be a "solid lawyer." Her clients include both domestic and multinational entities.

Pedro Madeira de Brito co-leads the department and draws praise for his negotiation prowess and his ability to "find good legal solutions to problems." He is active across both the public and private sectors and advises on recruitment, dismissal and worker integration.