Filipe Consciência

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Born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1984, Filipe Consciência did his entire education in Lisbon, entering with 17 years at the Law Faculty of Lisbon University.

After graduating, and before entering the legal labor market, Filipe Consciência accepted the position of employee of a car stand, having in just a few months become department manager and later responsible for two car stands.

In September 2008, Filipe Consciência started working in the office of Pragma founder, Cecília Caria Mendes, beginning  to work with Pragma right away.

Over the years Filipe Consciência has specialized in consumer, labour and commercial law, and also in real estate.

After actively participating with Cecília Caria Mendes in the discussion and drafting of the law that allows the attribution of Portuguese nationality to descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews, since 2015 that Filipe Consciência has been responsible for the office's nationality department, having already delivered several thousand requests for attribution of Portuguese nationality, with great success.
In 2017, Filipe Consciência was invited to become Associate of Caria Mendes Advogados.

Filipe Consciência loves to travel, read, write (having already published 4 books and participated as a guest writer in many others), watch series, cook and visit the best national and international restaurants, being a recognized expert in gastronomy in Portugal.

AI - Implications for Employment and the Future of Work

The rapid advancement of robotics and AI technologies has sparked discussions about the future of work. As robots with artificial intelligence become more capable of performing complex tasks, there is a growing concern that human workers may face job displacement.

Could robots with AI start to perform a significant portion of the work currently done by humans and have real implications in the labor market?

Will Artificial Intelligence Have an Impact on the Legal Profession?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most debated subjects today. While some are questioning the danger of the evolution of AI, imagining a machine revolution in the style of a science fiction movie, others are starting to count the years they still have to work ahead to calculate whether they still have time to retire before they lose their job to AI.

Contrary to all the predictions made, António Costa won the legislative elections in Portugal yesterday, renewing his term as Prime Minister of Portugal for another 4 years.


In 2015, António Costa surprised the political world by managing to become Prime Minister of Portugal, despite losing the elections and making political deals on the left.


In 2019, he saw his unofficial coalition strategy work and won the elections, being elected Prime Minister for another 4 years.