André Alfar Rodrigues has a Bachelor in Law in the University of Lisbon Law School, and a Master´s degree in Business Law from the Catholic University of Lisbon Law School. His Master’s thesis was published by Almedina under the title: “Duties and Responsibilities of Financial Intermediaries”. He is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Private Law at NOVA School of Law and a Lawyer, currently working as Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer and Data Protection Officer in a Securities Investment Fund Management Company based in Lisbon.
He is a member of the NOVA Consumer Lab and the NOVA Compliance Lab and is an associate of the National Association of Young Portuguese and of the Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance and associate of the National Association of Young Portuguese Lawyers and of the Portuguese Institute of Corporate Governance.
Prior to entering the PhD, he did an Advanced Postgraduate Course in Corporate Law at the Centre for Private Law Research of the Lisbon University Law School.This Advanced Postgraduate Course encompasses two autonomous Postgraduate Courses (Foundations of Corporate Law & Deals, Markets and Litigation).
Besides that he was also a Coordinator of the Erasmus Office of the Academic Association of the University of Lisbon Law School, having worked as a Pedagogical Advisor at the same University.