Senior Associate

Rita Serrano


Rita is a Senior Associate at CCA's Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Department. In recent years she has specialised in Privacy and Personal Data Protection, providing legal advice to companies in various sectors of activity, including telecommunications and information technology. She has also participated in several adaptation projects of companies to the General Data Protection Regulation, in the stages of examination, assessment and implementation. She also dedicates much of her professional activity to civil litigation and criminal litigation and administrative offences, as well as providing legal advice to companies on compliance issues, both in preventive advice and in representing various entities in proceedings brought by regulatory authorities.

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Faculty of Law of Nova University of Lisbon (2011)
  • Degree in Law from the Faculty of Law of Nova University of Lisbon (2008)
  • Associate at Sérvulo & Associados (2015 - 2021)
  • Associate at Rogério Alves & Associados (2013 - 2014)
  • «Breves Comentários à Segunda Alteração à Lei-Quadro das Contraordenações Ambientais», Newsletter Momentum, Sérvulo Publications (2016)
  • «Portugal Chapter – Business Crime 2014», The International Comparative Legal Guide, Global Legal Group Ltds. (2013)
  • «A Irrecorribilidade do Despacho de Pronúncia», in Criminal Evidence and Right of Defence – Studies on Theory of Evidence and Defence Guarantees in Criminal Proceedings, coordination Teresa Pizarro Beleza and Frederico de Lacerda da Costa Pinto, Coimbra, Almedina, pp. 185-199 (2010)
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  • Band 2, TMT, 2022