General objectives:
1- To grasp the importance of Contracts Law and its legal regime
2- Demonstrate critical spirit and ability to resolve practical situations in the field of Contract Law
3- Develop skills that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired in solving complex cases specific to the practice of the
Specific objectives:
1- Reproduce the legal regime of civil contracts
2- Explain civil liability and private autonomy
3- Reproduce the legal framework for commercial contracts

I – Civil Contracts
1. Construction contract
2. Loan agreement
3. Deposit agreement
II – Civil Liability and Private Autonomy
1. The 3rd way of Civil Liability
2. Opportunistic contractual breach
3. Civil liability within the scope of the means and results obligations
4. Professional responsibilities
5. Responsibility contest: criminal and contractual
III – Commercial contracts
1.Commercial Distribution Agreements,
1.1. Agency Agreement
1.2. Concession contract
1.3. Franchise agreement
2. Transport contracts
2.1. Freight Transport Contracts
2.2. Passenger Transport Contracts
2.3. Air Transport Contracts
3. Contracts on Commercial Establishments
3.1. The Goodwill of Commercial Establishment
3.2. Leasing of Commercial Establishment
3.3. Contract of installation of tenants in Shopping Centers
4. Financial Contracts
4.1. Financial Leasing Agreement
4.2. Factoring Contract



General Objectives:
– Provide advanced training on matters related to corporate law.
– Promote attitudes of analysis, criticism, argumentation and debate on the subject.
– Develop skills that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired in solving complex cases specific to the practice of the profession.

Specific Objectives:
Upon completion of this UC the student should be able to:
– Treat the main doctrinal and jurisprudential questions on matters related to corporate law.
– Apply the acquired knowledge, namely, in choosing the appropriate corporate type for a particular business structure, know what a shareholders’ agreement is, etc.

The corporate structure
Ancillary contracts
The functioning of corporations
Relations between corporations



General objectives:
1. Provide advanced training on property taxes.
2. Promote attitudes of analysis, criticism, argumentation and debate on the presented themes.
3. Develop skills that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired in solving complex cases specific to the practice of the

Specific objectives:
After concluding this Curricular Unit, the student should be able to:
1. Understand the legal dispositions, jurisprudence, doctrine and main concepts of the taxation of the real estate taxation (IMI, IMT
and I. SELO).
2. Acquire capacity to deal with and resolve practical situations related to these taxes.
3. Apply the acquired knowledge, namely, in the choice of the best options when faced with real situations in the exercise of Solicitor’s profession.

I – Heritage Taxation Reform
II – The Municipal Tax on Real Property (CIMI)
1. Explicitation of the main CIMI standards
2. The model for the evaluation of urban property
3. Practical cases of VPT determination
4. Simulation of VPT using Portal das Finanças
5. Means of defense of taxpayers in the evaluation process
6. Fees
7. Payment period
8. The additional to IMI (AIMI)
III – Municipal Tax on Real Estate Transmission (IMT)
1. Incidence
2. Analysis of the various tax events (taxation of the acquisition of shares, pledges with a free transfer clause, irrevocable powers of
attorney for barters and shares)
3. Exemptions
4. Determination of the taxable amount
5. Fees
6. Settlement
7. Payment terms
IV – Stamp duty – Free transmissions
1. Objective impact.
2. The personal scope
3. Determination of the taxable amount
4. Fees
5. Stamp duty participation
6. Payment of IS
V – Analysis of the main tax benefits on property taxes



General Objectives
OG1- Provide an advanced training on the fundamental principles of civil procedural law
OG2- Promote attitudes of critical analysis about the protective procedures
OE1- Develop skills that allow students to apply the acquired knowledge in solving real cases
OE2- Analyze critically procedural documents
OE3- Practise the procedure of precautionary procedures
OE4- Provide criticism form and practice legal regimes relating to the protective procedures and the new figure of the reversal of the litigation

1. Introduction to the new Code of Civil Procedure 2013
2. The new configuration of the general principles of civil procedural law and the duties of the parties and the Judge
3. The new share classification
4. Procedural assumptions
5. Stages of the common declarative process and essential function of each
6. Formalism of the common declarative process
7. The different steps and implications of reversal of litigation



– Provide advanced training on the organization and operation of the Notary and Civil Registry.
– To promote attitudes of analysis, criticism, argumentation and debate on the theme.
– Develop skills that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired in the resolution of cases specific to the practice of the profession.
Specific objectives
– After completion of this UC the student should be able to:
– Understand the organization and operation of Notaries, as well as the principles and requirements of the Civil Registry.
Apply the acquired knowledge, namely in the choice of contract to be made in each concrete case, with due respect for the formalities, mentions and requirements legally required
Apply the knowledge acquired to identify the facts subject to civil registration, the way of registration and proper processing of the private processes of the Civil Registry.

1. The notarial function.
2. Principles of the notarial activity
3. Organs of the notarial function
4. Species of documents
5. Authentication of particular documents
6. The public deed and authenticated particular documents
7. Execution of notarial acts.
8. Information relating to matrix and land registration
9. Instrumental Witnesses and Accidental stakeholders
10. The notarial enabling
11. The deed of justification of rights
12. The documents legally required for the elaboration of contracts
13. Vices of acts.
14. Single instruments
15. Principles of registry
16. Birth, marriage and death seats.
17. Exclusive civil registration procedures.
18. Means of proof. Certifications.
19. The simplified procedures of hereditary succession



Preparation of a Work of Advanced Project, unique and specially donefor this purpose.

After completion of this course, the student should be able to:
– Articulate the skills and transversal, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge;
– Write and evaluate a technical-scientific text;
– Know and apply techniques for presentation of papers and the results of technical and scientific research.



General objective:
1- Demonstrate a critical spirit and the ability to fit practical situations within the scope of contract law, knowing the great jurisprudential and doctrinal disputes.

Specific objectives:
2. To acquire detailed knowledge about the most current problems surrounding the employment contract, namely as to personality rights, data protection and contractual modalities, proceeding to the analysis of legal problems raised at the jurisprudential and doctrinal level in order to stimulate the critical thinking.
2. Know the essential notes of contracts typified in the intellectual property legislation.
3. Know how to prepare and analyze draft contracts typified in intellectual property legislation.
4. Deepen the study of the administrative contract regime, as one of the possible ways of exercising administrative activity.

Part I – Employment Contract
1. Personality rights under the employment contract
2. Data protection: dialogue between the Labor Code and the General Data Protection Regulation
3. Employment contract modalities

Part II- Intellectual property contracts
1. Introduction to Intellectual Property
2. Registration and intellectual property
3. Copyright agreements
4. Industrial Property Contracts

Part III – Public contract
1. Framework and concept of public contract
2. The formation of public contracts: principles, phases and types of procedures
3. Scope of impact of part II of the CCP
4. General objectives and principles of public procurement
5. The public procurement procedure: procedure, types of procedures and parts of the procedure
6. In particular, the post-award and contract award stage
7. The promotion of secondary policies through public procurement: environmental policies



– To provide specific training in the field of Insolvency Law;
– To promote attitudes of analysis and critical reflection on the subjects under study;
– Develop skills that allow students to apply the knowledge acquired in solving complex cases specific to the practice of the profession.

Upon completion of this UC the student should be able to:
– address key legal and jurisprudential issues on the most relevant legal issues in the context of insolvency;
– To apply the acquired knowledge, in particular as regards the recovery instruments.

The insolvency proceedings as a recovery mechanism for the debtor
1. The Programa Capitalizar
2. The special revitalization process
3. The insolvency plan
4. The administration by the debtor
5. Specific provisions on the insolvency of natural persons



1 – Provide students with skills to produce scientific papers.

2 – identify and understand the steps of an advanced project;
3 – Identify the components of an advanced project;
4 – Prepare and submit an advanced project proposal.

1 – Advanced Project Work.
2 – Steps of a Scientific Research
3 – Develop a Scientific Research
4. Components of the work of an advanced project
5. Write and present an advanced project work
– pre-textual elements
– textual elements
– post-textual elements
6. The NP 405-1 1994 – Information and Documentation



OG1- Provide the study of the procedural executive formalism, with a special focus on the processes of competence of solicitors and of enforcement agents
OG2- Promove critical analysis of real situations and apply the procedural formalism for the new system of executive action, in particular at the stage of initial sanitation and extinction of executive action
OE1- Apply in detail the proceedings of executive action
OE2 – Make critical analysis about the assumptions of the initial sanitation and the extinction of executive action and solve real casses
OE3 – Apply the PED and the PEPEX
OE4-Prepare the legal documents related to those subjects

1. General notions
2. The instrument permitting enforcement
3. The parties
4. The competence in executive action
5. The forms of the implementation process-based order summary
6. Joint Implementation Process
7. Phase of initial sanitation and extinction
8. The PED and the PEPEX



The general objectives of the UC:
– Acquire specific training in the area of Land and Commercial Registration.
– Develop critical thinking and capacity to deal with practical situations and solve them.
– Develop competences of research and development of works
The specific objectives of the UC:
1. Know the Land Registration and Commercial and its purposes;
2. Know and characterize the organization of Land Registration and Commercial;
3. Know the principles of Land Registration and Commercial;
4. Distinguish what facts subject to registration and what facts subject to mandatory registration;
5. Know how to promote registrations and which documents must accompany the different registration processes;
6. Know how you can appeal against unfavorable decisions
7. Know the public character of the register

1.1. registration purposes
1.2. Descriptions, inscriptions, annotations and notes
1.3. Principles of land register
1.4. Registration Procedure
1.5. Means of proof
1.6. Challenge unfavorable decisions

2.1. registration purposes
2.2. Registration, Inscriptions and registration forms
2.3. Principles of Commercial Register
2.4. Registration Procedure
2.5. Means of proof
2.6. Challenge unfavorable decisions