André P. Nascimento

Partner since 2021 ––– Lisbon
Member no. 21076L of the Portuguese Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Spanish

  • English



André Pestana Nascimento joined Uría Menéndez in 2003 and has been a member of the firm’s Labour Practice Area since 2005.

He focuses his practice in all matters related to employment law, employment litigation, collective bargaining agreements, data protection and pensions and social security law.

André has vast experience in restructuring procedures, and has been called to lead several downsizing procedures (namely collective dismissals and individual terminations), and to advise clients in relation to transactions aimed at the acquisition of undertakings or businesses (e.g., transfers as a going concern, mergers and spin-offs).

He regularly advises and represents clients in disciplinary and administrative procedures and all other legal proceedings of an employment nature.

André also advises clients on all day-to-day labour-related matters.

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  • Law Degree, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 2003
  • Postgraduate Degree in Employment and Pensions and Social Security Law, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, 2006
  • Postgraduate Degree in Sports Law, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica de Lisboa, 2017

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association
  • APODIT (Associação Portuguesa de Direito do Trabalho)
  • EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association)

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