Bachelor of Law (1986), Master of Law (Legal Sciences) (1994) and PhD researcher in Legal Sciences from the University of Lisbon School of Law. Guest Assistant at this School of Law, in several disciplines of the Legal Sciences Group, namely, Law of Obligations, General Theory of Civil Law and Introduction to the Study of Law. He has held a number of other functions in the same School Law, namely as a member of the Assembly of Representatives (1990-1997 and 1999), the Governing Board (2002-2004) and the Pedagogical Board (effective member in 2011-2013 and 2014-2015). Member of the CIDP – Centre for Research in Private Law and IDP – Private Law Institute and Vice-President of IDC – Association for the Study of Consumer Law. Key publications: Da obrigação de preferência (1990), Sobre o contrato de agência (1991), Anotações ao novo regime do contrato de agência (1994), Contrato de mediação (2002), Contrato de depósito bancário (2002), Formação do contrato de arrendamento urbano (2002), Celebração do contrato de arrendamento no novo regime do arrendamento urbano (2006), Contratos de transporte terrestre: formação e conclusão ( 2015), Contratos celebrados fora do estabelecimento comercial (2016) e Código Civil e legislação complementar (org.; 9. ed., 2017). Lawyer and legal advisor.  Integrates the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP).