Cerejeira Namora

Founding Partner

Nuno Cerejeira Namora is a founding partner of Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão and is recognised by the Portuguese Bar Association as a Specialist Lawyer in Employment Law.

He holds a Master's in Labour Law from Portucalense Infante D. Henrique University, having presented the thesis “Moral harassment or mobbing: Iure Condendo Solutions”.

With a law degree from Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, he also completed two postgraduate courses: one in Labour Law, from Moderna Univerity and the other in Labour Offenses and Special Labour Contracts, from the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto.

He is one of the founders of the Law Academy, and is also connected to other research, professional and educational associations and institutions. From his associative and professional experience, the following stand out:

  • Vice-President Porto Deontology Council of the Bar Association
  • Counselor of the Porto Deontology Council of the Bar Association
  • Member of juries of final exam to the Portuguese Bar Association
  • Forum Penal - Association of Criminal Lawyers, of the Portuguese Tax Association
  • Member of Comunidad para la Investigación y el Estudio Laboral y Ocupacional (CIELO)
  • Membro JUTRA - Luso-Brazilian Association of Labour Lawyers
  • Member of the Portuguese and Spanish Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Member of the Organising Committee for the 2017 and 2019 editions of Labour2030, a Law Academy event.


Portuguese, French, Spanish



Awards and Recognitions
Chambers & Partners 2022

Chambers Europe General Business Law Employment

The firm handles a wide range of commercial, regulatory and disputes mandates for domestic Portuguese companies and for foreign corporates seeking to set up operations in Portugal. It advises employers on collective dismissals or changes to remuneration plans. Its tax lawyers assist with tax appeals or the structuring of transactions. The firm has further experience in data protection compliance topics.
Legal 500 2022


Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão’s public law team – which is jointly led by Nuno Cerejeira Namora and Pedro Neves de Sousa in Porto, and Lisbon-based partner Alberto Mateus Vaz – demonstrates strength in contentious matters, and is a popular destination for public sector clients from the north of Portugal.
FortyUnder40 2023

Team of the Year PUBLIC LAW

During the period taken in exam the law firm advised public institutions for several matters, the team is composed by numerous under 40 lawyers capable of managing complex operation.
Legal 500 2022


Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão's Porto office fields a sizeable team with a varied practice dedicated to public and private clients in the north of the country; labour and tax are key areas of expertise for the firm and founding partners Nuno Cerejeira Namora and Pedro Marinho Falcão.
Chambers & Partners 2023

Europe 2023: General Business Law: Employment | Band 3

Nuno Cerejeira Namora is recognised for his work in employment mandates, which includes assisting clients with audits and ongoing labour advice. He further handles contentious issues.
Leaders League 2023

Portugal – Best Law Firms for Labor Law – 2023

Legal 500 2022


Cerejeira Namora, Marinho Falcão’s employment team offers judicial litigation representation for both employers and employees; founding partner Nuno Cerejeira Namora is an employment law specialist, and Miguel Cunha Machado also coordinates the team.
Iberian Lawyer 2021

Lawyer of the Year Non-Contentious & Advisory

A lifelong learner, always up-to-date and pragmatic. During the reporting period, led the team through an extensive audit and due diligence operation for clients with over 200 employees
Portuguese Bar Association

Specialist in Employment Law

Iberian Lawyer 2020

Lawyer of the Year Public Sector Employment

Nuno is highly skilled with a deep knowledge of the area. He leads one of the most active teams in this sector. During the research period, he worked on a delicate public Employment lawsuit.
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