The Portuguese Bar Association has terminated the reciprocity agreement with the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB).
The agreement, established in 2008, allowed lawyers from one organization to be registered in the other without the need for internships or exams.
The decision to end this commitment, citing changes in laws and challenges faced by Brazilian lawyers in adapting to the Portuguese legal system, was published on the Portuguese Bar Association's website.
The Portuguese Bar Association expressed concerns that the difficulties faced by Brazilian lawyers in adapting to the Portuguese legal system could jeopardize the rights and guarantees of both Portuguese and . . .