Professional experience

  • Self-employed and professional translator since 2006
  • Translator sworn at the Superior Court of  Justice in Luxembourg since 2003

Education

  • Master's degree in Law, Economics and Management - Discipline: European Studies - Specialising in European Construction Law, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, European Institute of Public Administration (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg) in cooperation with the University of Nancy 2, Nancy, (France)
  • Bachelor's degree (baccalaureate + 4 years' higher education) in Translation, University of Algarve, Graduate School of Education, Faro (Portugal)

Further education/training

  • German language course (20 hours), Actilingua, Pétange (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • Luxembourgish training course (15 hours), Actilingua, Pétange (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • Luxembourgish language course (88 hours), Inlingua, Esch-sur-Alzette, (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • German language course “Deutsch Online”, 72 hours, Goethe Institut, Munich (Germany) 
  • Luxembourgish language course (88 hours), Inlingua, Esch-sur-Alzette, (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • Luxembourgish language course (64 hours), Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, Luxembourg (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • Course in “The administrative management of personnel”, Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, Luxembourg (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • Practical introductory course to relaxation techniques: Sophrology, Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, Luxembourg (Grand
         Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • General course in Intellectual Property, World Organisation of Intellectual Property, Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Introductory course to the German language, Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training, Luxembourg (Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)
  • "Insurance agent" course, Commissariat aux Assurances de Luxembourg in cooperation with P&V Assurances S.c.r.l., Luxembourg (Grand Duchy
         of Luxembourg)
  • English language course (Superior stage), Wall Street Institute, Faro (Portugal)
  • Training course in specialised translation, University of Rennes 2, Rennes (France)
  • Italian language external/independent course, University of Algarve, Graduate School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Faro (Portugal)

Languages

  • Portuguese  - Mother tongue
  • French - Proficient user
  • English - Proficient user
  • Spanish/Castilian - Independent user
  • German - Independent user
  • Luxembourgish - Basic user
  • Italian - Basic user

Publications

  • Atlantis Magazine, TAP Air Portugal, "Luxemburgo, um país à medida do melhor passeio!", n° 3, May, June 2004, 32-36

Additional information

  • Dissertation for the awarding of the Master's degree in European Legal Studies, specialising in European Construction Law, under the guidance of Mr Jean-Denis Mouton, Professor of International Law and Director of the Department of Legal and Political  Sciences at the European University Centre, University of Nancy 2 (France): "Le principe de non-discrimination associé à la citoyenneté européenne: l'apport du statut de citoyen européen", academic year 2009/2010
  • Member and founding member of the Luxembourg Association of Translators and Interpreters (ALTI)