André P. Nascimento

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

  • English



André Pestana Nascimento is a partner of Uría Menéndez, which he joined in 2003, and heads the firm’s Labour Practice Area since 2018.

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

He has extensive experience in employment restructuring procedures (v.g. collective dismissals and other downsizing procedures), transactions aimed at the acquisition of undertakings or businesses (transfers as a going concern, mergers, and spin-offs, etc.), as well as in the negotiation and drafting of all kinds of employment agreements.

Furthermore, André advises clients of different sectors in their day-to-day activities and represents them before Employment Courts, as well as before the Labour Authorities and Social Security.

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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)

Recent publications

  • André P. Nascimento, Liliana Silveira de Freitas. In Pensions & Retirement Plans. Penny Cogher (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2024

  • Lua Mota Santos, André P. Nascimento. In Guide to Workplace Investigations. Phil Linnard (Contributing Editor), Clare Fletcher (Contributing Editor). London: International Employment Lawyer (IEL), 2023

  • Portugal. The Labour and Employment Disputes Review

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    Susana Bradford Ferreira, André P. Nascimento. In The Labour and Employment Disputes Review, 6th ed. Carson G. Burmham (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2023

  • Francisco Brito e Abreu, António Castro Caldas, Gerard Everaert, Alexandre Pedral, André P. Nascimento, Joana Torres Ereio. In Corporate Reorganisations 2023. Getting the Deal Through. Catherine Campbell (Consulting Editor), Nick Cline (Consulting Editor), Robbie McLaren (Consulting Editor). London: Law Business Research. También en Lexology, 14/03/2023

  • Susana Bradford Ferreira, André P. Nascimento. In The Labour and Employment Disputes Review, 5th ed. Carson G. Burnham (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2022