Patrícia
Perestrelo

Professional Partner|Lisbon

Patrícia Perestrelo is a Professional Partner since 2018 and has been with Abreu Advogados since 2007, working mainly in labour law.

She is experienced in matters related to corporate restructuring operations involving labour issues, dealing with either by process of negotiation or through collective redundancy. She has extensive practical experience on matters relating to pre-litigation and litigation labour law as well as corporate acquisition procedures from the human resources perspective, both upstream, when conducting due diligences, and advising on employment contracts, transfer of undertakings, and related matters.

She also has extensive experience in advising companies in the transport and communications sector and the healthcare sector on labour law and has been involved in some of the largest multinational group restructuring projects taking place in Portugal.  

Experience

Advising a multinational company in the healthcare sector on human resources matters, including advising on procedure regarding a number of acquisitions undertaken by the group.

Advising a multinational company in the hospitality sector on matters relating to human resources.

Advising a multinational company in the health sector on integrating the company it acquired.

Advising a multinational group in the food industry on transferring employees to another company, and providing day to day support on labour matters, including legal proceedings.

Advising a major multinational company in the aviation sector on the acquisition and privatisation of all group companies.

Advising on the privatisation of a national company in the distribution sector.

Advising a multinational telecommunications company on organisational restructuring, including the negotiation-based termination of employment contracts with employees.

Advising multinational companies when winding up or closing their branches or subsidiaries in Portugal, and carrying out the appropriate procedures to terminate employment contracts.

Associations

Education

University of Lisbon

Law degree from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law (1994)

University of Coimbra

Postgraduate diploma in Land-use Planning, Urban Planning and Environmental Law at the University of Coimbra, Faculty of Law, Centre for the Study of Land-use Planning, Urban Planning and Environmental Law (1997)

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