Filipa Cotta (Partner) writes an article for "Encyclopaedia of International Commercial Litigation”, a work published by Wolters Kluwer.

The lawyer writes the Portuguese chapter where she explains and develops the Portuguese legislation regarding litigation and arbitration: “Portugal has a civil law system and quite a complex court organization structure which is primarily divided into jurisdictions. Judicially, courts are organized territorially, and competence is attributed to each court in compliance with the criteria prescribed by the Portuguese Procedural Civil Code: (i)subject matter, (ii) hierarchy, (iii) value and form of procedure, and (iv) territory.”

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