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VdA Academia

Executive Board

Teresa Teixeira Mota

VdA Academia | Lawyer

VdA Academia

  • Law Degree, Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Law
  • Conclusion of the scholar part of the Master in Civil and Corporate Law at the Faculty of Law of the Portuguese Catholic University
  • Attendance of LL.M. Máster en Asesoría Jurídica de Empresas at Instituto de Empresa Law School (IE - Madrid) as an exchange student (2011)
  • Post-graduation in Tax Law, Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Law


Ana Costa Branco

Ana Costa Branco

VdA Academia

VdA Academia

  • Masters Degree in Human Resources, Labour and Organisations Psychology by the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Lisbon.
Alexandra Pinho Fontes

Alexandra Pinho Fontes

Executive Assistance

Olivier Bustin

Executive Commission

Managing International Adviser at VdA's Oil & Gas practice

  • Law degree, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Post-graduation in Intellectual Property Law of Paris II Panthéon-Assas University
  • PhD in Private Law of Paris II Panthéon-Assas University

Joana Bernardo

Senior Associate lawyer at the Litigation & Arbitration practice

  • Law degree University of Lisbon Faculty of Law
  • She has worked extensively in several litigation proceedings namely regarding criminal and misdemeanour
Margarida Rocha e Melo

Margarida Rocha e Melo

Quality, Organization & Innovation

  • Portuguese and English Literature degree at the Nova University of Lisbon
  • MA in Text & Performance at King's College, London
  • Professional training in Journalism at Centro Protocolar de Formação Profissional em Jornalismo