He has focused his activity on corporate law, participating in court and out-of-court conflict resolution in civil, administrative, and tax matters.

Between 2013 and 2017, he was head of legal affairs at Portfuel – Petróleos e Gás de Portugal, during which time he negotiated with the Portuguese state and obtained two concessions (Aljezur and Tavira) for the prospecting, operating and marketing of oil and gas in Portugal. In the USA he was legal manager at the US company Petro Lions, LLC. In the US, he was involved in the entire process to create and approve the oil-and-gas operator Petro Lions, LLC, together with the competent institutions, including the IRS - Internal Revenue Service and the Texas Railroad Commission. In the field of oil and gas, he participated in the negotiation of various international agreements, particularly in the US, with Schlumberger, High Sierra and Superior (mineral rights and lease negotiation, operating and participation agreements, farmouts and regulatory compliance).

Coordinator of Cuatrecasas activity in Angola.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.

Member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and of the Legal Club (Vda) as head of legal affairs at Portfuel.


  • Specialization Course in Energy Law: Electricity, Gas, Oil, Biofuels and Renewables
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2017

    Postgraduate Studies in Tax Law
    Universidade Católica, 2014

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, 2006

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