In an article about retaining and managing talent in Portuguese law firms Matilde Horta e Costa (Corporate Affairs & Talent Director) states that “innovation is one of the firms’ core values. When recruiting a lawyer, we must also take their professional experience, expertise and reputation into consideration, specifically in the practice that we are hiring for.”

“VdA recognises the importance of soft skills to succeed in a demanding working environment. Soft Skills such as teamwork, emotional intelligence, trust, drive and initiative are pivotal to our culture and the way in which we interact with our clients
and stakeholders”.

Read the article here.