Catarina Mesquita Alves

Managing Associate | Labour PRA Porto
Languages | English - Spanish


Short Course on “Human Rights of Immigrants and Refugees” Universidade Nova de Lisboa; Degree in the Higher Law Course, UCP – Catholic University of Porto (2010); Advanced Training Course “Impacts and Challenges of Civil Procedure Reform” Center for Social Studies – Porto Regional Council of the Portuguese Bar Association; Master of International Legal Sciences / Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2011); Attendance of the XIV Postgraduate Course in “Employment Contracts: Special Arrangements and Regimes“ Institute of Business and Labor Law / Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (2015); Post-Graduation in “Labor and Social Security Law”, UCP – Catholic University of Porto (2021);

Associate Lawyer, Law Firm Garrigues Portugal, SLP – Labor Law Department | Porto (2018-2022); Associate Lawyer, Law Firm José Pedro Aguiar-Branco Advogados, R.L.; Professional Internship, Law Firm José Pedro Aguiar-Branco Advogados, R.L.



▪️ Finalist (2022) | Forty Under 40 | Labour



▪️ Ranked (2023) | Employment

▪️ Ranked (2023) | Porto Leading Comercial


▪️ Ranked since 2023 | Labor and Employment Law

  • PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, SP, RL. (ahead, PRA), headquartered in Rua Rodrigo da Fonseca, N.º 82, 1.º Dto 1250-193 Lisboa and Tax Registration Number 505 253 739 is the Controller.
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