Diogo Orvalho
Of Counsel

Diogo Orvalho

Joined PLMJ in 2018.
Of counsel in the Employment and Labour practice.

About Diogo

Diogo is of counsel in the Employment and Labour practice. He advises on all areas of employment and labour law, from individual employment relationships to collective hiring. His clients come from a variety of sectors. Diogo often works on legal due diligence processes and corporate restructuring. He also acts for clients in employment and social security litigation cases.

Diogo graduated in law from the Faculty of Law of Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa. He also completed postgraduate courses in labour and social security law, and in sports finance law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, and in public-private partnerships at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon.

He was a guest trainer at the PwC Academy in the area of labour law (Portugal and Angola), at the Bank Training Institute (Portuguese Association of Banks), and the Rumos Group in the area of personal data protection (GDPR).

Before joining PLMJ, he was a lawyer at Simões Correia & Associados, at Espanha & Associados and at GPA - Gouveia Pereira, Costa Freitas & Associados.

Contacts

Languages:
English, Spanish

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Lusíada, Lisbon, 2001
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2004
  • Postgraduate course in employment law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2003
  • Postgraduate course in public-private partnerships at the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences of Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon, 2007
  • Postgraduate course in sports law and finances at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 2015
Professional Background
  • Lawyer at the law firm Simões Correia & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, R.L., 2001-2005
  • Lawyer at the law firm Espanha & Associados - Sociedade de Advogados, R.L., 2005-2006
  • Lawyer at the law firm GPA - Gouveia Pereira, Costa Freitas & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, R.L. 2006-2018
  • Guest trainer at the PwC Academy in the area of employment law (Portugal and Angola)
  • Guest trainer at the Banking Training Institute (Portuguese Association of Banks) in the area of personal data protection (GDPR)
  • Guest trainer at the Rumos Group in the area of personal data protection (GDPR)
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