Lawyer since 1975.
Law degree, by the University of Lisbon School of Law (1972).
Assistant teacher in the University of Lisbon School of Law (October 1977 – November 1986, with the regency of Real Estate Law and General Theory of Civil Law.
Consultant and attorney-at-law of several financial institutions, since 1985.
Practice in arbitrations (as an arbitrator and as an attorney).
Experience in public tenders (as a member of the jury and as an attorney-at-law).
Part of the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Experience in the elaboration of public contracts, namely concession contracts.
Participation in several legislative studies and, among them, one related to the legal regime of the State Owned Enterprises sector, and other on the subject of the environmental recovery of mining areas.
Executive Director of a banking institution since 2004.
Preferred Areas: Civil, Commerce, Banking, Financial, Labour, Mining, Real Estate Law, Litigation, Arbitration (national and international).
Languages: English, French and Spanish.
FDR was founded on 1st May 2004, resulting of the integration of two teams of professionals, one lead by António Pinto Duarte, already at that time with a long and recognised practice in the areas of Public and Private Law, together with its ramifications.
Nowadays, as FDR – Pinto Duarte, Côrte-Real, Casado Neves & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, R.L., the firm follows and keeps up with the dynamics and the ongoing legal complexity of today’s society, in its different areas, with a group of lawyers of consolidated and multidisciplinary expertise and, at the same time, highly qualified and specialised in the various branches of the Law.