Américo Oliveira Fragoso

Américo Oliveira Fragoso

Américo Oliveira Fragoso joined VdA in 2013. Managing Associate of the Labour practice. In such capacity he has been assisting clients in various areas of Labour Law and Social Security Law, including both individual and collective employment relations. 

Américo  also representes domestic and foreign clients in numerous corporate restructuring procedures, with regard to the acquisition and sale of companies or undertakings, conducting dismissal proceedings and he is regularly involved in the planning and execution of corporate pension schemes and benefits.

He also represents clients regarding employment litigation.

Law degree University of Lisbon Faculty of Law.

Master in Law (LLM) - (Scientific) Master in Labour and Corporate Sciences - Lisbon University, Faculty of Law.

Post Graduate Course in Labour Law Advanced Studies, Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Law .

Post Graduate Course on Commercial and Corporate Law, Lisbon University Faculty of Law.

Currently Guest Lecturer of Corporate and Labour Law at IST - Instituto Superior Técnico.

Currently Guest Lecturer of Masters Labour Course in Catholic University in Mozambique.

Trainee Assistant Professor at Lisbon University Faculty of Law (2006-2010).

Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique under the Cooperation Agreement entered into with the Lisbon Faculty of Law (2006- 2009).

Before joining the firm he worked as na Associate at ABBC - Azevedo Neves, Benjamim Mendes, Carvalho & Associados RL and as an Associate at PLMJ - A.M. Pereira Sáragga Leal, Oliveira Martins, Júdice e Associados".

Author of various books and articles namely in Labour Law:

  • Dos Contratos de Trabalho a Prazo - Reflexões sobre o regime jurídico introduzido pela nova Lei do Trabalho (Work published on the Digital Library Ius Commune of the Lisbon Faculty of Law)
  • HIV/SIDA em Moçambique - Breves considerações jurídico-laborais (Work published on the Digital Library Ius Commune of the Lisbon Faculty of Law)
  • Contratos de Adesão no novo Código Comercial de Moçambique (Work published on the Digital Library Ius Commune of the Lisbon Faculty of Law)
  • Contributo para um estudo sobre o Despedimento por Inadaptação à luz do Código do Trabalho (Work published on the Digital Library Ius Commune of the Lisbon Faculty of Law)
  • O Administrador e o cúmulo com o Contrato de Trabalho - Um estudo sobre o artigo 398.º do Código das Sociedades Comerciais (Work published on the Library of the Lisbon Faculty of Law)
  • Concorrência Fiscal - Código de Conduta e Modelo OCDE (Work published on the Library of the Lisbon Faculty of Law)
  • Labour Contract Termination by employees in Mozambique (expected publication - 2013)

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, Spanish.

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