Member of Commission Board of Centre of Studies in European Union Law (CEDU) of University of Minho. Ph.D. in Public Law, University of Minho, 2010 (Specialization area: European integration/European Competition Law). Professor at the Law School of the University of Minho, lecturing European Law and European Competition Law. Master in Integration Law, by the Law School of University of Coimbra and D.E.A. (Droit de l'Économie) - Dijon / Bourgogne University. Lawyer. Former legal advisor of Pastor - Servicios Financieros (e.f.c.), s.a. - Branch in Portugal. He was responsible by the Jean Monnet Action (1996-1998). Grant holder of the French Education's Ministry, 1987/1988. He was Lauréat of the Altiero Spinelli's Simulated Process Contest, in 1987. Degree in Law (Portuguese Catholic University - Oporto/Portugal, 1987).