Carmo Sousa Machado
About Me
Partner at Abreu Advogados since 1999, Carmo Sousa Machado has graduated from the University of Lisbon Law School. She was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abreu Advogados from April 2017 until April 2021, and was Managing Partner from 2004 to 2007.

Recognized as specialist in Employment Law by the Portuguese Bar Association, throughout the years, Carmo has been distinguished by leading international directories.

Author and co-author of several articles and studies, Carmo is member of the Platform for Sustainable Growth, Social Welfare Working Group, Employment subarea, member of EPWN, member of EELA and member of the International Bar Association, being frequently invited to be a speaker at IBA’s Conferences.

Carmo is the current Chair of Multilaw, and is also Vice-President of the Portuguese Bar Association, for the triennium 2020-2022.
- Law Degree, University of Lisbon Law School (1990)
- Post-Graduation Course in Labour Law, University of Lisbon Law School (2000)
- Registered with the Portuguese Bar Association and recognized by this Association as a specialist in Employment Law
Professional Associations
- Chairman, Multilaw's Europe/Middle East/Africa Regional Committee, since October 2013
- Platform for Sustainable Growth, Social Welfare Working Group, (Employment subarea)
- European Professional Women’s Network (EPW)
- European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
- International Bar Association (IBA)
- Portuguese Correspondent for EELC - European Employment Law Cases (until June 2011)
Published Articles
Author and co-author of several articles and studies including: Portuguese Chapter in Multilaw’s “How to Hire and Fire: A Global Guide 2021”.
Languages Spoken
English, Portuguese, Spanish

Practice Areas

Labour & Employment

Multilaw Roles

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Multilaw Contact Partner
Abreu Advogados
Office Address:
Av. Infante D. Henrique, 26
+351 217 231 800
+351 217 231 899
Work phone:
+351 217 231 800
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