Gabriela  Rei

Gabriela Rei

Associate Lisbon, Portugal

Gabriela is an associate in our Lisbon office who specialises in corporate and commercial work. She qualified in Portugal in 1997.

She focuses predominantly on matters relating to retail, life and health, labour regulation and construction. Gabriela obtained a law degree in 1995 from the University of Lisbon. She later completed a postgraduate degree in labour law from the Institute of Labour Law of the Faculty of Law from the University of Lisbon.

Gabriela advises retail, construction, and healthcare companies, with permanency, as principal adviser in the last 11 years. She is recognized for her capacity to organize administrative departments of HR to prevent actions of regulatory authorities and to counsel line managers about the limits of implementation of a new framework. Gabriela has strong expertise in advising HR restructuring and workforce reduction.

She is also renowned for her action as an instructor of the disciplinary procedure and the further representation in court of companies.


  • Qualified in Portugal in 1997

Work highlights

  • Gabriela was part of the team of lawyers who advised the transfer of head office and central warehouse in one of the biggest retail companies in Portugal, as first responsible for HR themes, with full success.
  • Gabriela is responsible for representing a famous retailer in criminal proceedings to ban shoplifting, with recognized results.