- Trainee at the office of Dr. Carlos Quental (Lisbon);
- Lawyer at FIFA (Zurich, Switzerland) – Players’ Status Department (Legal Services);
- Lawyer in private practice (Lisbon);
- Co-founder and partner of the AD – law firm.
- Law degree from International University of Lisbon;
- International Masters (MA) in Sociology, Sport Management and International Law, at CIES (International Centre for Sport Studies) at three partner universities. The De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom, the Università Bocconi, SDA, Milan, Italy, and the Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland;
- Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2000;
- Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association, 2010.