In the first climate case to be filed with the European Court of Human Rights, six Portuguese young people argue inadequate emissions cuts violate their human rights..

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by Namrata Majithia 5th July 2020
This summer will see the opening of World of Wine (Wow) in Porto.
Post-Covid-19, there has never been a more critical and urgent time for the world to come together in the face of a health and economic crisis. Yet, despite the global uncertainty, the special relationship between Portugal and the United Kingdom looks set to endure, says UK Ambassador to Portugal, Chris Sainty, who was addressing members of our strategic partners, the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in Portugal (BPCC), who organized the recent webinar ‘Our Old Alliance and the Future Ahead’.
Jorge Branco from The Telegraph reports on how this unlikely feat has been achieved. Portugal is not a rich country. It doesn’t have Germany’s advanced pharmaceutical and manufacturing system, South Korea’s prior experience with Mers, Denmark and Switzerland’s money or the UK’s elite higher education system.
The Algarve Daily News reports that there are no tourists occupying any of the Algarve’s big resorts as of right now. The home page of popular resort and hotel operator Vila Gale sends a very clear message, with the company’s website urging visitors to #STAYHOME.
by Namrata Majithia 21st April 2020
While we wait for lockdown restrictions to ease in the UK, so that we can return to hosting our usual programme of live events, the Chamber is adapting fast to the new realities of virtual business.
by Namrata Majithia 13th April 2020
by Namrata Majithia 20th February 2020
On January 29, 2020, the European Parliament approved the agreement on the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM). On January 31, 2020, the agreement entered into force and the United Kingdom left the European Union. However, a transition period was established, lasting until December 31, 2020. In this document, we analyze some of the most relevant aspects of the agreement relating to residence and social security, trade, financial services, intellectual property, jurisdiction, applicable law, insolvency, and taxation.
by Namrata Majithia 4th February 2020
We asked one of our Chamber members, lawyer Cristina Silva Dias from Silva Dias Legal in Lisbon, to answer a  few of the most common questions the Chamber has been receiving since Brexit became a reality on 31st January 2020.
by Namrata Majithia 16th October 2019
by Namrata Majithia 19th July 2019
by Pedro Santos Silva 26th June 2019
Brexit is approaching.
Bernardo da Mata of EcoNews in an interview with Chamber member and Vice President of Gemcorp, Maria Monteiro,
Lisbon is a market in transition. Gone are the days where you can double your investment within two years, regardless of location. But does that mean it’s impossible to find value? No. Buyers just have to be clearer on their objectives from the outset and developers are recognising this shift.
by Namrata Majithia 1st May 2019
Europe is still struggling to find a label for the new brand of socialism that has lifted Portugal’s fortunes over the past three and a half years. In the Portuguese media, the term geringonça, meaning “an odd contraption”, has stuck. Peter Mandelson, the British Labour peer, has suggested “the fourth way”. António Costa, the prime minister who gained office by forging a surprising partnership between the moderate and hard left, simply calls it “turning the page on austerity”. 
by Namrata Majithia 15th February 2019
This article shows you how important it is to reflect on the communication and languages used with clients.
by Namrata Majithia 30th January 2019
Official information that British people moving to and living in Portugal need to know, including EU Exit guidance, residency, healthcare and driving.