Simão de Sant’Ana is an Associated Partner since 2019 and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2007, working primarily in the areas of employment law, corporate law and the personal data protection.
He has been involved in corporate restructuring operations involving employment issues, dealt with either by process of negotiation or through collective redundancy. He also advises clients on matters of a corporate nature.
He has extensive practical experience in matters relating to workers’ rights to privacy, and the protection of their personal data, advising national and international clients.
Advising national and international companies on the implementation of privacy policies, internal regulation, and personal data protection.
His counselling spans different business sectors, but focuses specifically on the pharmaceutical, transport and clothing and cosmetic sectors where he has been involved in some of the largest multinational group restructuring exercises to have occurred in Portugal.
Simão de Sant'Ana is co-author of the book "O RGPD e os Recursos Humanos Guia Prático para a conformidade", published in 2021.
Data Protection Expert (2021)
Labor and Employment Law, 2020
Advising a multinational company in the generic pharmaceutical sector on matters relating to human resources, corporate law and the protection of personal data.
Advising a multinational company in the generic pharmaceutical and cosmetics sector on matters relating to human resources and the protection of personal data.
Advising a multinational company in the generic pharmaceutical and surgical equipment sector on matters relating to human resources and the protection of personal data.
Advising a multinational company in the retail clothing sector on matters relating to human resources.
Advising an exclusive multinational company in Portugal which distributes major-brand retail products.
Advising agencies in the banking sector on implementing privacy policies in compliance with the new requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation.
Advising a large 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 multinational companies when establishing branches or subsidiaries in Portugal on the relevant procedures involved in registering such activity with the Portuguese tax authorities.
Law degree from Lusíada University of Lisbon Faculty of Law (1995)
Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon
Postgraduate diploma in Labour Law, Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon, Faculty of Law (2011)
University of Lisbon Faculty of Law
Diploma in Data Protection from the University of Lisbon Faculty of Law, 2015 and 2017.