I was born in Lisbon, in 1965. In 1988, I graduated in Law. Then, I completed a M.A. in Public Law, in 1993, and a M. A. in Private Law, in 1988. Later, the Ph.D., in Law, in 2015. I have twenty five publications in the field of Law. I have been teaching Law, namely at the Law School of the University of Lisbon, as well as working as an attorney-at-law. I have many years of experience in Banking Law. I have also experience as a supervisor and as a member of jury for M. A. thesis. I have worked as an arbitrator at “CAAD - Centro de Arbitragem Administrativa” and “CAL - Centro de Arbitragem de Litígios Civis, Comerciais e Administrativos”.