Board of Portugal - Mozambique Chamber of Commerce (since 2011)



Swycher & Co., Solicitors, London, UK (1996-1999)



Law Society of England and Wales (Solicitor of the Supreme Court)

Admitted in 1998 (currently not practicing as a Solicitor)


Coimbra University Law School (1997)

Post-graduate degree in European Studies


Portuguese Bar Association

Admitted in 1997


Rebanda, Monteiro & Ramos, Coimbra, Portugal (1995-1996)

Trainee Lawyer

Coimbra University Law School (1994)

Degree in Law

Chambers & Partners Global Guide, 2016 (also in previous editions)   

Leading Lawyer (Band 1) for General Business Law: International Firms (Expertise Based Abroad) - Mozambique


Chambers & Partners Europe Guide, 2016 (also in previous editions)

Leading Lawyer (Band 2) for Energy & Natural Resources (International) - Portugal


European Legal Experts Guide, 2016 (also in previous editions)

Expert in Energy and Natural Resources - Portugal

CONFERENCE: Doing Business in Mozambique

VENUE: Convention Centre (Aberdeen)

DATE: 4 December 2015

TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: “Recent Trends in Local Content in the Oil and Gas Industry”


CONFERENCE: Mozambique - Political Crisis and Investment Security

VENUE: Tivoli Hotel (Lisbon)

DATE: 13 December 2013

TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: "The Mozambican Economy in January 2013. The Perspectives of the Energy and Mining Sector"


CONFERENCE: AIPN US Chapter Luncheon - East Meets West: Different African Realities, Similar Challenges?

VENUE: The Houston Club (Texas)

DATE: 21 March 2012

TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: "Mozambique: A New Era with New Challenges for the Petroleum Sector"


CONFERENCE: Workshop Investimoz - Financing of Investment in Mozambique

VENUE: Culturgest (Lisbon)

DATE: 29 November 2011

TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: “Legal Aspects Relating to Investment in Mozambique"


CONFERENCE: Mozambique Mining & Energy Conference & Showcase

VENUE: Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre (Maputo)

DATE: 17 April 2008

TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: "Investment Guarantees in the Petroleum and Mining Industries in Mozambique"


CONFERENCE: Regulation and Trading in the Natural Gas Sector

VENUE: Hotel Meridien (Lisbon)

DATE: 19 September 2007

TITLE OF THE PRESENTATION: "Legal Framework of the Natural Gas Market"


'Mozambique: Getting Ready to Negotiate New Upstream Concessions' 

Petroleum Africa

(March 2016)



'Mozambique: New Regulations on the Hiring of Expatriates for the Petroleum and Mining Sectors'  

International Energy Law Review

(February 2012)



'Mozambique: An Increasingly Regulated Petroleum Sector'

Petroleum Africa

(April 2010)



'The Liberalisation of the Natural Gas Sector in Portugal - Towards the Creation of an Iberian Gas Market (MIBGAS)'

Bloomberg European Business Law Review

(June 2008)



'Mozambique: Energy and Natural Resources' 

International Energy Law and Taxation Review

(November 2005)



'The Portuguese Natural Gas Sector and the EU Gas Directive'  

International Energy Law and Taxation Review

(March 2002)


'The International Comparative Legal Guide to Oil & Gas Regulation'

(PORTUGAL, pages 335-345)  

Global Legal Group

(2014, 2015 and 2016)

English (ISBN: 9781910083291)


'Franchising in Africa 2014 - Legal and Business Considerations'

(MOZAMBIQUE, pages 277-289)

Lexnoir Foundation


English (ISBN: 9780615957487)

Fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

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