Armindo Saraiva Matias , PHD

- Composição do Conselho Científico - Departamento de Direito - Doutoramento em Direito - Licenciatura em Direito - Mestrado em Direito

Armindo Saraiva Matias holds a Bachelor, a Master, a PhD and aggregation in Law. He is full professor with tenure and
president of the Scientific Council of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (since September 2016). He was the president of the Scientific Committee and Head of the Law Department, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (2009-2012),
associate Professor at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (1986-2014), and
assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon (1976-1986). He was a member of CAE appointed by A3ES.
He has lectured the following courses: Economic Law; Banking Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Rights in Rem, General Theory of Civil Law (Bachelor Program in Law); Contract Law (Master Program); Legal Autonomy and Negotiability (PhD Program); Banking and Financial Supervision (Post-Graduation in Financial Markets, at FDL).
Armindo Saraiva Matias has participated in many national and international conferences as a speaker and is a published author in the fields of Economic Law, Banking Law and Rights in Rem.
He directed the legal services, both in terms of consultancy and of litigation, of relevant national institutions; coordinated work groups drafting legislation in the fields of economy and finance, having namely presided the European Council Work Group focusing on credit company legislation.
He is a lawyer specialized in Financial Law, as acknowledged by the Portuguese Bar Association, The founding partner of the law firm Saraiva Matias e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, RL. He has been a legal consultant since 1976 and a member/referee in arbitration.
He presided the assembly-general and the consultancy council of Associação das Empresas Gestoras de Fundos de Pensões, and was appointed administrator of one of the association members.
He was the national rapporteur for the International Academy of Comparative Law (2010), The representative of the European Association for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF) and national correspondent for EUREDIA.