Marta Silva
Senior Associate

Marta Silva

Joined PLMJ in 2003.
Senior associate in the Employment and Labour practice.

About Marta

Marta is a senior associate in the Employment and Labour practice and she has over 15 years’ experience in legal practice, focusing on employment and labour law, and social security matters.

Marta acts for Portuguese and multinational companies from sectors including information technology, health and pharmaceuticals, and distribution and consumption. In her labour law and social security work, Marta specialises in the hiring of workers, remuneration and benefits policies, organisation of working time, procedures to terminate employment contracts, corporate restructuring and labour audits.

She has completed postgraduate courses in labour law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Porto and in management of human resources at ISAG Porto. She has also given training on labour law issues and has been a guest lecturer in business law on the Atlantic MBA at Católica Porto Business School (since 2014), and on the course in procedural practices in labour law (2018) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto.



Academic Background
  • Law degree from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, 1999
  • Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2001
  • Postgraduate in Employment Law from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, 2004
  • Postgraduate studies in the law of medicine at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, 2009
  • Postgraduate in Human Resources Management from ISAG – Instituto Superior de Administração e Gestão, Porto, 2017
Professional Background
  • Senior associate at PLMJ since 2009
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