Sara Nazaré (Managing Associate) writes an article for the Portuguese Bar Association Magazine entitled "The application for setting aside an arbitral award in the Portuguese arbitration law of 2011 (and its dubious combination with the judicial appeal): practical notes".

"Almost ten years have passed since that Law was enacted and there are still conflicting opinions about the period granted to the defendant to oppose the application for setting aside the arbitral award or how to deal with a simultaneous application for setting aside and appeal pending. The answers to these practical questions are relevant to establish the level of autonomy that the arbitration was granted in the Portuguese legal landscape, as they can be found in the edge of arbitration and state courts".

Read the article here.