Senior Associate

Porto Office

Maria Luís Guedes de Carvalho


Maria Luís is a Senior Associate at CCA, having joined the Oporto office in October 2019. She has training and professional experience in different areas of law, with a special focus on Corporate, Labour and Litigation. She currently belongs to the Labour Department and develops her activity in both litigation and legal advice in the various aspects of the daily life of companies and employees, from drafting employment contracts and internal corporate policies, to conducting disciplinary proceedings, negotiating revocation agreements and labour audits. She carries out her professional activity in Lisbon and Oporto.

  • Master degree in Public, International, and European Law, from the Law School of the Catholic University of Portugal in OPorto (2014)
  • Law degree from the Law Faculty of the Oporto University (2012)
  • Associate at Bandeira, Reis Lima e Brás da Cunha – Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL (2015 - 2019)
  • Trainee lawyer at Bandeira, Reis Lima e Brás da Cunha - Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL (2014 - 2015)
  • Trainee lawyer at Alípio Regadas, Carlos Rico Palhão e Rui Costa - Sociedade de Advogados (2012 - 2014)

Chambers & Partners Global

  • Band 1, Dispute Resolution: Highly Regarded, 2024


Labour Awards

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

Legal 500

Media Law International

  • Tier 1, Media Law, 2024