Law degree, post-graduated lawyer in Bioethics Law from the Lisbon Faculty of Law and Portuguese Intellectual Law Association. Auditor of the post-graduate short courses in Medical Liability, Informed Consent, Clinical Procedure and Secrecy and Clinical Investigation Law of the Biomedical Law Centre of the Coimbra University Law School. Course on Integrated Systems for Quality, Environment and Health Management, Hygiene and Safety at Work from the Camera di Commercio Italiano per il Portogallo. Member of the General Council of the Portuguese Bar Association in the triennium 2014-2016. Member of the Advisory Board of ERS-Entidade Reguladora da Saúde and of the European Enforcement Network of Animal Welfare Lawyers and Commissioners.