Rodrigo Esteves de Oliveira and Ana Marta Castro (Partners) write an article for Chambers and Partners, in which they make an overview of the current economic, legal and political trends, and show what to expect from the Public Law sector in 2021.

“Suddenly, with no prior notice, the country was strongly struck by the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and all the plans of the Portuguese Government had to be put on hold since all governmental strengths had to be exclusively directed into protecting public health and maintaining the recovery and resilience of the economy and society.
For the first time in the Portuguese democracy, the exceptional measure of State of Emergency was decreed and subsequently renewed by the President, from 19 March until 2 May.”

Read the article here.