Ruben has advised international groups in relation to projects and transactions in Angola and has provided ongoing advice to Portuguese and international companies operating in this country. His regular legal work focuses on sectors such as oil and gas, mining, finance and retail. Ruben also works regularly with promoters, finance providers/syndicates and banking and non-banking financial institutions.
He has an LL.M. in international business law from King's College London and completed a postgraduate course in environmental law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.
Ruben is a member of the AIPN - Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and writes regularly for Angolan newspapers on a variety of topics.
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association in 2009
Law degree from the University of Lisbon, 2006
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 2009
Postgraduate in environmental law from the University of Lisbon, 2007
LL.M - International Business Law, King's College London, 2010
President of the Students Association of the LL.M of King's College London, 2010
Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law & Policy (CEPMLP), Annual Mining Seminar, Dundee, 2011
Course on International Oil & Gas Law, Contracts and Negotiations, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law, Houston, 2013
Areas of Practice
- Corporate M&A
- Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
American Arbitration Association's ICDR Young & International, 2010
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