Areas of expertise
Insurance and reinsurance
Mergers and acquisitions.
• Bachelor of Laws, State University of Rio de Janeiro (1988)
• Postgraduate course, European Institute, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany (1989–1990)
• Master's, European law (M.Jur.Eur.), (1991).
Portuguese, English and German.
• Founding partner, Xavier, Bernardes, Bragança – Sociedade de Advogados (1995–2011).
• Member, Portuguese Bar Association (since 1989)
• Member, Terralex®
• Member, Brazil-Germany Legal Studies Society,
• Member, Brazil-Germany Jurists Association
• Member, Director, Brazil–Germany Chamber of Commerce, São Paulo (2008)
• Certified translator (Portuguese-Geman).