Lawyer (partner) – Leite de Campos, Soutelinho & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados, RL.(Lisbon) and Rolim, Viotti and Leite de Campos (Brazil). Preferred field of practice: Tax Law (litigation, consultancy and international and European law), General Theory of Law, Civil Law, Real Estate Law and Company Law.
Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra (ap.) and at the Autonomous University of Lisbon.
Assistant at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra – 26 Sep. 1967.
Associate Professor – December 1, 1979.
Full Professor March 11, 1995.
Doctor in Law (University of Coimbra), Docteur d'État en Droit (University of Paris II) and Doctor in Economics – Economic and Social Policies (University of Paris IX).
DEA in History of Expansion from EHESS and University of Paris IV.
Director of Banco de Portugal (1994-2000).
Chairman of the CMVM Advisory Board (1994-2000).
President of the Commission that drafted the General Tax Law (1998).
President of the Commission that prepared a project on family taxation (1999-2000).
Author or co-author of several draft laws on tax, commercial and financial law (leasing, securitization of credits, capital gains tax, Macau banking system, etc.)
He was a member of several working groups of the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs.
Member of the Technical Commission of Taxes of the Order of ROCs (2004).
Author of more than two hundred works on topics of Tax Law, Civil Law and Commercial Law, published in Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Canada, etc.
He has lectured, lectured or been part of juries at the Universities of Coimbra, Lisbon, Catholic Portuguese, Nova de Lisboa, Autónoma de Lisboa, Portucalense, Livre de Lisboa, Paris II, Paris X, Montpellier, Poitiers, Bordeaux, Carlos de Praga , Financial Academy of Moscow, Roma La Sapienza, Federal Fluminense, Federal of Minas Gerais, Salamanca, Santiago de Compostela, Federal of Paraná, Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, of the State of S. Paulo, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (S. Paulo) , Castilla – la Mancha, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte), Alma Mater Studiorum (Bologna), Complutense de Madrid, etc.
Member of the external evaluation committee of the University of S. Paulo Law School, Brazil (2010).
He has taught undergraduate, masters and doctoral courses on Civil Law, Tax Law, Commercial Law, Banking and Insurance Law, Personality Rights, Insolvency Law and Corporate Recovery, Regulation Law, etc.
Member of the CAAD's list of arbitrators, being an arbitrator in several collective courts.
Arbitrator in ad hoc courts on matters of Private Law, and member of arbitrator lists in arbitration centers.
He was part of dozens of juries for masters, doctorates, aggregations, competitions for associate professors and full professors in Portugal and in other countries.
He has supervised and directs master's and doctoral dissertations.
He is director or member of the editorial board of several legal journals in Portugal and in other countries.
Member of the Scientific Council of the “Fondation pour le Droit Continental” (Paris).
General Secretary of the Portuguese group of the Association Henri Capitant (1979-2013).
President of the Portuguese Group of the Association Henri Capitant (2013 – …).