José Pedro Anacoreta
Partner

José Pedro Anacoreta

Joined PLMJ in 2020.

Partner in the Employment and Labour practice.

About José Pedro

José Pedro is a partner in the Employment and Labour practice. With more than 20 years’ professional experience, João has provided in-house consultancy services in large companies and to human resources departments. He has extensive experience in human resources process management, including labour relations, organisation of working hours, remuneration process management, international mobility, talent management, and corporate governance.

He has advised Portuguese and international clients on employment and labour law and social security matters.

José Pedro earned an international MBA from Católica Porto Business School in partnership with ESADE (Barcelona) and Pontífice Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Brazil) and completed a postgraduate course in employment law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra.

Before joining PLMJ, José Pedro was the legal director at Worten, he worked in the legal and HR area of Sonae and was a lawyer at the law firm Uría Menendez - Proença de Carvalho.

Contacts

Languages:
English

Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, 1998
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2001
  • International MBA at Católica Porto Business School in partnership with ESADE (Barcelona) and Pontífice Universidade Católica de São Paulo (Brazil), 2013
  • General course in Management at Nova Fórum, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2009
  • Postgraduate in employment law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2003
Professional Background
  • Director in the shared services department at Sonae, 2009-2020
  • Senior associate at the law firm Uría Menéndez, 2007-2008
  • Labour relations director at Sonae, 2003-2006
  • Lawyer at the law firm Vasconcelos, F. Sá Carneiro Fontes & Associados, 2000-2003
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