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Vera Patrícia Querido

Managing Partner

Vera Patrícia Querido is the managing partner of VPQ Advogados, the Cape Verdean member of Morais Leitão Legal Circle. 

She practiced law from 1996 a 2002, focusing on the areas of Criminal Law, Civil Law, Labour Law and Administrative Law.

Vera was a Senior Technician at the General Labour Inspection, namely as instructor of misdemeanours procedures, as well as at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, intervening in the transposition of Community Directives in the area of ​​Safety and Health at Work and in the drafting of other legislation related to the same matter.

She was a Labour Inspector at the Authority for Working Conditions.

Vera Patrícia Querido was Deputy Ombudsman of the Republic of Cape Verde until September 2020.

Languages

Portuguese, English and French.

Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 1995). Cape Verde Bar Association (admitted in 2013).

Education

Law Degree (University of Lisbon School of Law, 1995). Postgraduate Studies in Forensic Law (Católica Lisbon School of Law, 2001). Postgraduate Studies on Labour and Social Security Law (University of Lisbon School of Law, 2003). Postgraduate Studies in Governance and Administration (Instituto Superior de Ciências Jurídicas e Sociais, Praia, Cape Verde, 2018). Master’s Degree in Governance and Administration (Instituto Superior de Ciências Jurídicas e Sociais, Praia, Cape Verde, 2021).

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