A delegation of attorneys from Nebraska visited Macedo Vitorino's premises on May 16, 2022.  

The group came to Portugal in the context of a CLE Abroad Program - CLE Abroad is an American Organization dedicated to promoting international exchange for US Lawyers by partnering with US Bar Associations and other legal organizations. CLE stands for Continuing Legal Education

MV Partner Guilherme Dray received the group, presented them a general overview the Portuguese Legal System and discussed briefly the impact of Covid-19 in Portugal and particularly how it affected labor relations, as well as being one of the scientific coordinators of the Green Paper on the Future of Work

MV Partner Cláudia Fernandes Martins, and Senior Associate Cláudia Trindade also provided a lecture on Women's/ Gender Issues: the impact of Portuguese culture on a Woman's career, particularly for Women in Law; and what it is like to be a service provider when it comes to motherhood and childcare.

Both lawyers also spoke a little bit about themselves, what brought them to the legal field and talked briefly about Portuguese Law Practice compared to Law Practice in other European countries, in their experience.

This lecture was moderated, designed and planned by Simona Segundo, former trainee lawyer at Macedo Vitorino and current Head of Communications. Simona is also part of the CLE Abroad Portugal Team. 

Thank you CLE Abroad and Nebraska State Bar Association! 


On September 20, João de Macedo Vitorino participated on the Webinar Free Legal Aid, in collaboration with Pro Bono Portugal, where he talked a little bit about our experience in MACEDO VITORINO with Pro Bono work, what was like receiving First Firm of the Year award by Pro Bono Portugal on February 2, 2020 and being the first firm in the Pro Bono Portugal secondment program, which began in September 15, 2021. 

If you wish to find out more please download our PDF presentation down bellow. 


António de Macedo Vitorino will be participating at the 3rd edition of the "NPL Iberian Forum", which will take place on October 11, at the Pestana Palace Hotel, in Lisbon.

The managing partner of Macedo Vitorino & Associados will moderate the session "Vision and expectations of the main advisors in the NPL market", where will be present the opinion and experience of the main advisors of the NPLs market and their best practices in order to encourage and make profitable the purchase and sale of debt portfolios.

Beside the session "Vision and expectations of the main advisors in the NPL market", at this forum will be analysed how technology and Big Data can favour the success of the purchase-sale operations in the different stages. Will also be shared the vision of suppliers, service providers and funds on this topic, making it possible to know the reality of this sector, which is still very active.

To know more please go to “NPL Iberian Forum”


Last week the city of London received the "NPL Europe 2017 Summit", and Macedo Vitorino & Associados participated in the Portuguese block, represented by the managing partner António de Macedo Vitorino.

"Looking for a Solution for Portugal's NPL Problem" was presented by António, who discussed the reasons for Portugal present the third highest NPL rate in Europe (where we are and how did we get here?), the Portuguese Government’s proposals to solve the Portugal’s NPL problem (the Official Positions) and what the banks can do to solve the problem (the Way Forward).

To learn more see our presentation in the PDF or read the brochure "Looking for a Solution for Portugal’s Non-Performing Loans".


Cláudia Martins, senior lawyer at Macedo Vitorino & Associados, was invited to be one of the speakers at the panel “Regulation and Data Protection: What Challenges and Implications?” of the 27th edition of the Digital Business Congress, organised by APDC.

In this panel, they will be discussed and reviewed the challenges and new obligations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The event will take place on September 28, at 11:00 a.m., at Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB), in Lisbon.

Learn more about “The GDPR – Top Seven Actions Companies Need to Take” here.


The Global Compact Network Portugal and Macedo Vitorino & Associados organized within the 10th Edition of the Social Responsibility Week® a meeting about «Ethics in Organizations», which took place in the auditorium of Macedo Vitorino & Associados on the 28th of May.


Macedo Vitorino & Associates organizes conference «Why Portugal 2015: The Case for Investing in Portugal» to mark the launch of its 'Why Portugal 2015" report, which reviews the main indicators and competitive advantages of Portugal in attracting foreign capital.

If you wish to access the conference materials please contact Joana Sousa at jsousa@macedovitorino.com.