Law Degree, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra, in 2002. 

Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Law, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra, in 2003.

Master’s Degree in Law (LLM), the field of Legal-Civilist Sciences, University of Coimbra, in 2008, with a dissertation on the subject of “Civil liability for damages caused by defective medications”.

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Procurement Law and Practice, Faculty of Law, Catholic Univesrity of Lisbon, 2010.

Training Course in “Public-Private Partnerships” in 2005.


Member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2005.

Joined Albuquerque e Associados in 2004.

Researcher at the Centre for Biomedical Law, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra.

Speaker at various conferences in the field of Pharmaceutical Law.

Main practice areas: Litigation and Administrative Law, Contracts and Public Procurement, Maritime and Port Law and Pharmaceutical Law.


Author of several publications including the following:

  • “Civil liability for damages caused by defective medication”, Master’s Dissertation, Coimbra Editora, 2012; (portuguese title: Responsabilidade Civil por Danos Causados por Medicamentos Defeituosos)
  • “Civil Liability in the Pharmaceutical Industry, a legal view on Pharmacosurveillance; Civil Liability for Adverse Reactions to Medication; (portuguese title: Responsabilidade Civil da Indústria FarmacêuticaUm Olhar Jurídico sobre a Farmacovigilância)
  • The Problem of the Constitutionality of the Dissent Solution -The Legal Regime of organ and tissue collection in corpses for transplantation”, all works published by the Centre for Biomedical Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra; (portuguese titles: O Problema da Constitucionalidade da Solução do Dissentimento - O Regime Jurídico da Colheita de Órgãos e Tecidos em Cadáveres para Transplantação)
  • “A Brief Reference to Issues of Pharmaceutical Law – Notes on Legislative Policy”, co-author with Carina Branco, published in the Portuguese Bar Association Review; (portuguese title: Breve Referência a Questões de Direito Farmacêutico - Glosas sobre a Política Legislativa)

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