Luís Viana Pedreira e Associados – Sociedade Civil de Advogados SP RL (hereinafter “LVP Advogados” or "the Firm") is a limited liability partnership registered in Portugal with the Ordem dos Advogados (Bar Association) under number 60/93. Its registered office and principal place of business is at Avenida António Augusto de Aguiar 74 - 1º Esq, 1050-018 Lisboa, Portugal. LVP Advogados is authorised and regulated by the Ordem dos Advogados (Bar Association). The professional rules of the Ordem dos Advogados (Bar Association) are available through the following link: Regras Profissionais.
LVP Advogados use the word "partner", on this website and generally, to refer to a member of the limited liability partnership or an associate lawyer, an employee or a consultant with equivalent standing and qualifications. Confirmation as to the member status of a partner practising through LVP Advogados can be provided on request.
2. Location-specific laws and regulations
LVP Advogados practices Portuguese law and does not provide advice in connection with the law and regulations of other jurisdictions. For laws and regulations of other jurisdictions, clients should seek professional advice therein.
3. Ethics and professional standards policy
LVP Advogados is committed to the highest ethical and professional standards. These apply to all our people, regardless of role, and to all our offices. LVP Advogados people are required to act professionally and in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and Bar rules. These ethical and professional standards include:
4. Anti-corruption statement
LVP Advogados has a zero tolerance policy towards bribery and corruption. We are committed to:
5. Data privacy
LVP Advogados takes data privacy seriously. We have a data protection policy that is based on EU data protection principles and is published below.
6. Anti-money laundering policies and procedures
Our anti-money laundering policies are generally based on the highest standards that are required in the jurisdiction where we operate, and apply in relation to all of our business. The Firm conducts client due diligence enquiries on each new client and persons connected with them and conducts ongoing monitoring of existing clients. These enquiries are based on the FATF Recommendations, and the EU Fourth Money Laundering Directive. Where necessary for these purposes, we seek relevant information from third party data suppliers. Where individuals have supplied personal data for this purpose we will only use it for that purpose and will keep it only as long as the relevant anti-money laundering and data protection legislation requires.
The Firm also has internal procedures to ensure that any suspicions of money laundering are reported to the appropriate authorities where there is an obligation to do so. Lawyers and other relevant staff are provided with training on these issues.
7. Human rights
The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights which were unanimously endorsed by the Human Rights Council in 2011 state that all business enterprises have a responsibility to respect human rights. As a firm we have agreed to support and respect internationally recognised human rights.
8. Slavery and human trafficking
LVP Advogados opposes all forms of slavery and human trafficking, and is committed to taking steps to ensure that these do not occur in its business or in its supply chains.
9. Complaints procedure
LVP Advogados is committed to compliance with the highest standards in its service to clients and in all its business dealings. Any client or supplier who is unhappy about the advice, service or assistance that it receives from the Firm or our people, including any concerns about a bill, may raise its concerns through our complaints process. All complaints should be sent in writing to email@example.com. We will endeavour to respond to your message within 48 hours or as soon as possible. In addition, there are laws and regulations on this subject in Portugal: see the Ordem dos Advogados regulations web pages for more information.
10. Professional indemnity insurance
LVP Advogados has professional indemnity insurance cover which is in excess of local compulsory requirements. Further details can be obtained by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Copyright and links
The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice. LVP Advogados does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information published on this site.
The materials published on this website are unless otherwise stated the copyright works of LVP Advogados. You may make copies of materials published which are of interest to you for your own personal use and you may provide occasional copies of individual publications (in paper or electronic form) to others for information purposes only provided that you do so free of charge. When you do make copies for yourself or others, the content of the published material and the copyright notices must remain intact, your communication of the content must not be misleading or inaccurate and a copy of this notice must accompany any copies of the materials which you provide to others. You may not republish any content or material available on our website on any other public website or publication without our prior written consent. You may not create a link to any part of our website, without our prior written consent. No other use of the materials published on this website is permitted without the express prior written consent of LVP Advogados.
The information materials and opinions contained on this website are for general information purposes only, are not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice, and should not be relied on or treated as a substitute for specific advice relevant to particular circumstances. LVP Advogados does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this website. If you wish to find out more about the information in the materials published, please contact a LVP Advogados partner.
Certain parts of this site link to external internet sites, and other external internet sites may link to this website. LVP Advogados is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites.
1. What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file which is sent from our web server, and placed on your computer (laptop, mobile device etc.) when you browse the LVP Advogados website or our mobile apps. They hold only a modest amount of data, and allow the web server to recognise your computer's browser and respond accordingly.
You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu
2. What types of cookies are used and what choices do you have?
Below is a list of the types of cookies that we would like to use on our websites.
3. What cookies does LVP Advogados use?
LVP Advogados uses Performance (or technical) cookies to deliver its services via its websites and mobile apps.
Performance cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website when they browse it - whether it is a new or returning visitor, which pages are viewed, how often and most frequently etc. These cookies do not collect any information which uniquely identifies you specifically - all data is aggregated and anonymous.
By using our websites you agree that, unless you have set your device's browser to reject them, we can place the types of cookies set out above on your device, and use that data in accordance with this policy.
5. How to control cookies
You can control which cookies you want to be stored on your computer through the settings in your web browser. You can configure your browser to accept or reject certain or all cookies, as well as see what cookies have been set.
The "Help" menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser's cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. More detailed information on disabling cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org/. However, please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including, for example, Strictly Necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our websites. If you have a specific cookie query, please contact us.
LVP Advogados is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and complies with the European Data Protection regulation (EU 2016/679) and Portuguese law applicable to data protection. This notice will tell you in detail how we use and share your personal information and explain your rights regarding how we use your personal information.
1. Who we are
Luís Viana Pedreira e Associados – Sociedade Civil de Advogados SP RL (hereinafter “LVP Advogados” or "the Firm") is a limited liability partnership registered in Portugal with the Ordem dos Advogados (Bar Association) under number 60/93.. LVP Advogados controls the collection and processing of any personal data that you provide to us in relation to this website. You can also contact the Firm on email@example.com if you have an enquiry or question in this regard.
2. Personal data that we collect
"Personal data" is any information that relates to you and that identifies you either directly from that information or indirectly, by reference to other information that we have access to. The personal data that we collect, and how we collect it, depends upon how you interact with us. Categories of personal data that we collect include:
We collect personal data directly from you as follows:
4 Information we collect from third parties
Most of the personal data that we collect about you will be information that you provide to us voluntarily. In some circumstances we may also receive information from:
5. Data we collect automatically
When you visit our website, we automatically collect, store and use technical information about your equipment and interaction with our website. This information is sent from your computer to us using a variety of cookies.
6. How we use your personal data
We will only use your personal data fairly and where we have a lawful reason to do so.
We are allowed to use your personal data if we have your consent or another legally permitted reason applies. These include to fulfil a contract with you, when we have a legal duty to comply with, or when it is in our legitimate business interest to use your personal data. We can only rely on our legitimate business interest, if it is fair and reasonable to do so.
Our use of your personal data depends on how and where you interact with us.
We will only process special category data where the processing is necessary for the purposes of providing our client with advice regarding obligations or an individual with advice regarding their rights in the field of employment or social security; or where it is necessary to do so in order to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about how we collect and use your personal data.
7. Sharing and transferring your data
We treat your personal data with respect and do not share it with third parties except as described below.
8. How we protect your personal data
We protect your personal data and implement appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect it against any unauthorised or unlawful processing and against any accidental loss, destruction, or damage.
9. Keeping your personal data
We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which we collected it, or to comply with any legal, regulatory or reporting obligations or to assert or defend against legal claims.
10. Your rights regarding your personal data
You have certain rights regarding how we use and keep your personal data. These are: