Caniço Advogados

Practice Areas


We represent in conflict and litigation situations that require a court decision in the Administrative, Civil, Family, Minors and Succession, Commercial, Labor and Criminal and Administrative Offenses areas. Litigation covers pre-advice advice in judicial proceedings and negotiations and representation in Portuguese courts, whether in the declarative or executive phase, including in injunctions and in the filing of appeals to higher courts and in alternative means of conflict resolution (arbitration and judged of peace).

  • Precautionary procedures
  • Labor Law Actions
  • Civil liability lawsuits
  • Civil liability lawsuits resulting from claims
  • Professional civil liability lawsuits
  • Administrative actions, namely against the State or other public entities.
  • Criminal and Economic Criminal. We monitor criminal proceedings that have already been initiated or are to be initiated, as well as providing prior and preventive counseling at all stages of the criminal proceedings, whether it is an inquiry, investigation, judgment or appeals.
  • Administrative offenses (Road Code, ACT, ANSR, ASAE, General Inspection of Agriculture, Sea and Environment and Spatial Planning, or other competent administrative entities, which may revoke or reduce the fine imposed after the defense is presented, either under appeal, before the competent court, which may also revoke the administrative decision or reduce the amount of the fine applied).
  • Insolvency and Business Recovery
  • Debt collection
  • Judicial inventories
  • Disputes between landlords and tenants
  • Regulation of parental responsibilities, divorces and everything else related
  • Tax and Social Security Offenses
  • Consumption of goods and services.
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