Litigation and Arbitration

On May 14, 2020, the Portuguese Parliament passed Law no. 16/2020, dated May 29, making the fourth amendment to  Law no. 1-A/2020, dated March 19, determining various exceptional and temporary measures in response to the epidemic caused by the SARS CoV-2 coronavirus and the COVID-19 infectious disease, affecting the area of Justice and the Courts, significantly including the suspension of procedural time limits (albeit with certain limitations and exceptions). Consult our April 7 Alert.