Abreu Advogados is the legal partner of World Youth Day Lisbon 2023

Abreu Advogados is responsible for providing legal advice to the Lisbon 2023 WYD Foundation throughout the entire process of organising World Youth Day, which will be held in the Portuguese capital in August 2023.

Abreu Advogados’ support began in 2019 on a pro bono basis and will last until the end of 2023, accompanying the preparation, organisation and balance sheet of the event, and covers all the legal services necessary for the structuring and operationalisation of the initiative. Up to now the collaboration has been particularly focused on the drafting of various types of contracts as well as on the registration and use of trademarks and the respective anthem.

The team from Abreu Advogados that has been assisting this initiative is headed by Henrique Trocado, Of Counsel at Abreu Advogados, and also includes Partners Manuel Durães Rocha and Teresa Brito da Silva.

World Youth Day will take place in Lisbon between 1 and 6 August 2023 and is one of the world’s largest events, in which approximately 1.5 million young people from all over the world are expected to participate, in a meeting that will culminate with the Pope’s visit to Portugal.