Mário Silveiro de Barros
FOUNDER PARTNER | LAWYER
Education / Academic Background
PHD in Law in the Faculdad de Derecho da Universidad de La Coruña (2016).
Master of Science (MSc) in Enterprise Law, specialization in Company Law, by the ISCTE – IUL (2013).
Post-Graduate in Enterprise-Law – specialization in Commercial and Company Law, by the ISCTE – IUL (2008).
Post-Graduate (freq) in Securities Law by the Lisbon University Law School (2001).
Post-Graduate in Labour and Employment Law by the Lisbon University Law School (2000).
Law Degree at Lisbon University Law School (1996).
Bar Association Admission
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 1998.
Publications and Written Works
“The social protection of family units in Portugal”, comunication published in “Protección a la Familia y Seguridad Social. Hacia un nuevo modelo de Protección Sociolaboral”, II International Congressof AESSS, Ediciones Laborum (2018).
“The legal regime of retirement pension in the Portuguese Social Security law”, E-Revista Internacional de la Protección Social, Vol. 3, N.º 1 (2018).
“The legal regime of permanent disability in the Portuguese social security lay”, Revista de Derecho de la Seguridad Social, nº 14, 1º Trim. 2018, Ediciones Laborum.
“The attorney ‘fees in social security litigation – a comparative study of the United States, Spanish and Portuguese regime” Atelier (Barcelona, 2017).
“The social protection of permanent disability in Portugal”, comunication published in “Las incapacidades laborales y la Seguridad Social en una sociedad en transformación”, I Internationl Congres of AESSS, Ediciones Laborum (2017).
“The social protection of long-term cares in Portugal. A comparative european and internacional law study”, Revista de Derecho de la Seguridad Social, nº 12, 3º Trim. 2017, Ediciones Laborum.
“The social protection of dependent people in Portugal”, Revista Derecho Social y Empresa, nº 8 (number dedicated to the European systems of long-term cares social protection), December, 2017, Editorial Dykinson.
Conferences and cientific seminars
Comunication “The social protection of family units in Portugal”, II International Congress and XV National Congress of AESSS – Associação Espanhola de Saúde e Segurança Social, Madrid, October, 2018.
Comunication “The social protection of permanent disability in Portugal”, I Internation Congress and XIV National Congress of AESSS – Associação Espanhola de Saúde e Segurança Social, Madrid, october, 2017.
Comunication “The system of social protection of dependent people in Portugal””, International Seminar regarding European systems of long-term cares social protection, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, may, 2017.
Portuguese, Spanish, English.
Intervention / Activity Areas
(Law Areas or sub-areas)
Labour and Employment Law and Social Security Law.
Commercial & Companies Law.
Real Estate Law.
Partner and co-founder of Saragoça da Matta & Silveiro de Barros – Sociedade de Advogados, R.L.
Since its incorporation in 2001, managing the team providing client legal aid and representation in the areas of Employment-Labour, Commercial and Civil law (including litigation in those areas).
1996 a 2001 – Lawyer in Lisbon.
Other professional activities
Regularly participate as teacher in several seminars of the Master of Law (Companies and Labour), of ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.
Lawyer Trainer – Bar Association (Ordem dos Advogados) – Traineeship Center, teaching in Civil Litigation Practice Module (2011-2016).
External legal consultant – Lawyer at the Minister’ cabinet at Ministério da Cultura and Regional Culture Division of Ministério da Cultura (2003-2004).
Lecturer in Employment and Labour law, Lisbon University Law School (1997-1998).
Other professional associations
Member of EELA – European Employment Lawyers Association.
Member of AESSS – Asociación Española de Salud y Seguridad Social.
Member of APODIT.