Established in February, 2018, Bind is the result of the merger between TMA (Tenreiro Martins, Tomás & Associados) and the majority of the team from ACE (Alvim Cortes, Esperança, Vaz Osório, J.P. Menezes Falcão & Associados).
Bind is a full-service law firm, committed to address client challenges in areas and industries such as Real-State, Labour and Financial Services, being one of the few firms with an integrated approach regarding Medicine law. Bind positions itself on a national and international level as a law firms that provides legal advisory built around criteria of considerable technical accuracy, attention to detail and flexibility.
The availability of its lawyers and the personalised service make it possible for the firm to differentiate itself due to its commitment, approachability and focus on the requirements and needs of its clients and partners and, therefore, maximise their results and businesses.
Bind proudly assumes a commitment with the client and the law in the following areas of expertise:
Litigation and Arbitration
Civil and Commercial contracts
Banking and Financial law
Commercial and Corporate law
Family and Successions law
Labour and Social Security law
Public, Administrative and Public Procurement law
Real Estate and Tourism
Healthcare and pharmaceutical law
Real Estate and Tourism
Privacy, protection of personal dataShow more +
Admitted to the Bar in 2000 and founder of BIND, Rui has a Law degree by the Lisbon Catholic University and a postgraduation in Labour Law by the same university.
He worked for three years as a legal adviser to the Labour Secretary of State, having participated in the legislative process of the Portuguese Labour Code (2003) and for three years as a legal advisor to the Portuguese Competition Authority (2006).
Rui is a member of APODIT (Portuguese Labour Law Association).
He has developed expertise in the area of individual and collective employment relations, high-management counselling, as well as advising in all other aspects of employment law. Rui is recognized by his clients as a key role person in helping define their legal strategy and approach.
Some of his clients are leading international companies which require a wide array of national and international contacts dealing with multi-jurisdiction legal matters.
He frequently writes in several of the Portuguese major newspapers about labour law issues. Rui also participates in conferences as a lecturer.Show more +
Corporate Law and Employment Law (Corporate) in Portugal
Av Liberdade 9 Lisbon 5º 1250-139