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Magda Sousa Gomes

At SÉRVULO since 2015, Magda Sousa Gomes is an Associate in the Employment department, of which she is also co-head. She obtained a graduate qualification in Employment Law and Social Security from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, in 2005. She headed the Employment Law department for the jurisdictions of Portugal, Angola and Mozambique at the law firm MC&A in partnership with Dentons, between 2012 and 2015. She was also Advisor to the Secretary of State for Transport, between 2010 and 2011. She started her professional career at «Abreu Advogados, Sociedade de Advogados RL», as an associate of the Employment and Employment Dispute Resolution department, between 2002 and 2010. She is a speaker at several conferences and workshops, and she has authored a number of articles on subjects relating to her practice areas. She has been a member of the Bar Association since 2002.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Transversal legal advice on all matters relating to individual and collective employment law in the jurisdictions of Portugal, Angola and Mozambique.

Legal assistance in terms of individual working relations, from the phase of recruitment and of selection of contractual models, to the day-to-day management of companies, including in terms of defining policies for increasing flexible working time and promotion and relocation, to the structuring of remuneration policies, to representation in disciplinary processes or assistance in cases of company restructuring or termination of employment.

Experience in implementing policies for the promotion of gender equality and work-life balance.

Advice on structuring plans for the international relocation of employees, especially for multinationals.