Relevant Experience

1996: Law Degree, Law School, Lisbon University

1996/1997: LL.M in European Union Law at the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium

1997/1998: Trainee lawyer at Marques Mendes Advogados

1998/2000: Trainee Lawyer and subsequently Associate at PLMJ

2000: Member of the Portuguese Bar Association

2000/2001: Traineeship in the Merger Task Force (Unit B2) of Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission

2001/2011: Associate, Senior Associate and subsequently Senior Lawyer at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

2011/2013: Deputy to the Secretary of State to the Prime Minister (in ESAME - technical team in charge of the coordination and implementation of the international assistance program of the IMF/EC/ECB), of the XIX Portuguese Government

2013/2015: Director of the Merger Department at Portuguese Competition Authority

2016/2019: Head of the EU and Competition Area of Practice and Of-Counsel of DLA PIPER ABBC

2019: Head of the EU and Competition Area of Practice and Counsel of Campos Ferreira, Sá Carneiro & Associados

In the context of a Protocol between the European Commission and the Andean Community, in 2005, worked as Expert consultant in European Union competition Law at INDECOPI - Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Protección de la Propriedad Intelectual in Peru.

Co-author of “The Portuguese merger control regime - The Competition Authority's decisional practice under Law nr. 18/2003”, Almedina, 2009 and author of several articles on EU and Competition law.

Secretary-General of CAPDC - Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers ("Círculo dos Advogados Portugueses de Direito da Concorrência") and of APDE - Portuguese Association of European Law (Associação Portuguesa de Direito Europeu).

Editor in the area of Mergers of C&R - Revista de Concorrência e Regulação (Competition and Regulation Magazine), a joint initiative of the Competition Authority and IDEFF (Law Lisbon of the Lisbon University). 

Languages

English, French and Spanish
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