The Lisbon Court of Appeal (TRL) confirmed the six month sentence, suspended for one year, given to five Spanish scouts for manslaughter. PLMJ lawyers João Medeiros and Pedro Barosa, who represented the victim's parents, explain that the sentence is final as it cannot be appealed at the Supreme Court of Justice (STJ).
PLMJ partners PLMJ will once again prominently feature in the Best Lawyers directory. Luís Sáragga Leal and Luís Pais Antunes named Lawyers of the Year in Corporate / M&A and Telecommunications.
Best Lawyers Portugal 2012 distinguished PLMJ Luís Sáragga Leal as best Portuguese lawyer of the year in corporate and M&A and Luís Pais Antunes as best lawyer of the year in telecommunications. In addition to these prominent nominations, the American directory also recognized the experience, dedication and expertise of 36 PLMJ lawyers who...
PLMJ partner João Medeiros who works in PLMJ´s criminal law practice, says that the number of medical malpractice suits in Portugal is rising. Having experience in providing defense for these kind of cases, he is quoted saying that "such cases are very difficult to prove," and secondly that "the judges lack knowledge of medical issues."
PLMJ’s Anti-Bribery Best Practice Manual is under the spotlight in the newspaper Diário Económico ’s Outlook section. Prepared by PLMJ’s João Medeiros, Paulo Farinha Alves and João Maricoto Monteiro, this guide, which will be launched shortly is intended to be a manual on conduct for companies. Partner João Medeiros, who...
PLMJ partner João Medeiros and associate Pedro Barosa, form PLMJ’s litigation practice represented the family of a young Spanish boy who died in Arrábida in 2005. The Sesimbra District Court decided to sentence five Spanish monitors to suspended six-month sentences for the young scout’s manslaughter by negligence. Click on the...
PLMJ partners João Maricoto Monteiro and João Medeiros, from the firm’s litigation team took part as trainers in the sessions on tax crimes and money laundering on 23 March in the Bastonário Angelo d'Ameida Auditorium , at the Lisbon district council of the Bar Association.