Principal Associate

Bernardo Costa Fernandes


Bernardo is a Principal Associate of the Labor Department since 2021, when he started working with CCA. Provides labor counselling in the various aspects of the life of companies and their workers, such as the drafting of employment contracts, also ensuring the conduct of disciplinary proceedings, extinction of jobs and collective dismissal, as well as negotiation of employment revocation contracts.


  • Post-Graduation in Insolvency and Company Recovery Law at the Private Law Research Center of Lisbon's University (2020)
  • Post-Graduation in Administrative and Tax Litigation from the Faculty of Law of Lisbon's University (2013)
  • Law Degree from the Lisbon School of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University (2012)
  • Associate at Carneiro Pacheco e Associados (2019 - 2020)
  • Trainee at Carneiro Pacheco e Associados (2017 - 2019)
  • Jurist at Caixa Leasing & Factoring, S.A. - Grupo CGD (2013 - 2015)
English and Spanish

Labour Awards

  • Law Firm of the Year | Agency Relationships, Iberian Lawyer, 2021

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