Class actions guide—Portugal [Archived]

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  • Class actions guide—Portugal [Archived]
  • The questions raised in the class actions guide

Class actions guide—Portugal [Archived]

ARCHIVED:  This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

The class actions guide for Portugal is presented in the form of key questions and answers. The questions are set out below. The guide can be accessed here:

The questions raised in the class actions guide

The guide answers the following questions:

1. Outline the organisation of your court system as it relates to collective actions. In which courts may class actions be brought?

2. How common are class actions in your jurisdiction? What has been the recent attitude of lawmakers and the judiciary to class actions?

3. What is the legal basis for class actions? Is it derived from statute or case law?

4. What types of claims may be filed as class actions?

5. What relief may be sought in class proceedings?

6. Is there a process for

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