Diogo Orvalho

Professional Partner | Lisbon

Practice Areas
  • English
  • Spanish

Diogo Orvalho is a Professional Partner and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2021, specialized in employment matters, as well as in social security and pension matters.

He has 18 consecutive years of experience in legal practice and provides day-to-day advice to numerous national and multinational companies in the most varied sectors, such as banking, insurance, commercial aviation, sports clubs and sports companies, IT, consulting and retail.

He has an extensive experience in employment litigation and also stands out in matters related to the definition of remuneration and benefits policies, as well as in collective labor relations.

He´s regularly involved in major corporate restructuring procedures, namely those resulting from collective dismissals and job extinction procedures. He also assists several corporate mergers and acquisitions operations, from the initial phase through due diligence procedures to the successful completion of the transactions.

It combines the experience and knowledge of its area of expertise with a practical and creative approach, focused on the most efficient outcome.

Work Experience

Advising the world's leading medical technology equipment company in negotiating the termination of its Country Manager's employment contract.

Advising a multinational company in the automotive trade sector in an extended plan of early retirement of several employees.

Advising a sports company in an organizational restructuring plan and collective dismissal procedure.

Advising a national company in the health sector in an extended restructuring plan and early retirement agreements for several employees.

Advising a multinational group in the commercial aviation sector on an extended restructuring plan and collective dismissal procedures.

Legal court representation of the largest national mobile telecommunications company in judicial cases related to pre-retirement agreements.

Legal court representation of a multinational group in the commercial aviation sector in judicial cases challenging individual dismissals and collective dismissal procedures.

Assistance to a national tourism group, with several hotels, restaurants and golf clubs, in layoff procedures.

Academic Background

Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa

Law Degree.

Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa

Post-graduation in Employment and Social Security Law.

Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa

Post-graduation Sports Law and Finance.