Margarida Silva Pereira

Attended the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon where she graduated (1980) and finished her Master's degree (1986) She finished her PhD (2007). She has been teaching at the same Faculty since 1981, being at present Assistant Professor. During the years 1984, 1986 and 1999 she did academic research for several periods at the Max-Planck-Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Strafrecht in Freiburg im Breisgau. She also visited Albert-Ludwigs- Universität Freibgurg im Breisgau in the same period and in 2016 and 2017.

She collaborated on an international Project at the Max-Planck Institut für internationales und ausländisches Strafrecht and received in 2017 an invitation to collaborate on a project in Brasil.

She was a researcher at the Private Law Center linked to the Lusíada University Law and is now a researcher at the Private Law Research Center (CIDP), linked to the Law Faculty of Lisbon. From 1989 until the present, he has held several conferences in postgraduate courses, seminars, specialization courses and training courses in the areas of Penal and Civil law in Portugal, Spain, Germany and Mozambique.  In 2018 she co-organized a posgraduate course in the areas of Children, Family and Succession Law.

She published several books and articles in Penal and Family Law.