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A responsabilidade civil das sociedades de advogados em Portugal (The Civil Liability of Law Firms in Portugal)
Dereito – Revista Xurídica da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (2008)
  • Fernando Dias Simões
Abstract
In Portugal law firms can choose between limited or limitless liability. In limited liability law firms only the corporation answers for social debts, having to contract a civil liability insurance. The admission of this type of law firms, with exclusion of partners liability, implies a limitation of liability for acts of the debtor himself in cases of deceit or gross fault. The Portuguese legislator should have adopted a solution close to the one of Ley 2/2007, de 15 de Março, de sociedades profesionales, admitting limited liability law firms but imposing limitless, joint and several liability of the intervening partners in a particular case, leaving the remaining partners free from liability
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2008
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Fernando Dias Simões. "A responsabilidade civil das sociedades de advogados em Portugal (The Civil Liability of Law Firms in Portugal)" Dereito – Revista Xurídica da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Vol. 17 Iss. 1 (2008) p. 5 - 23
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/fernandodiassimoes/19/