Graduated in Law in 1991 by the Law Department of the University of Lisbon.
Completed her traineeship at the Portuguese Bar Association of Lisbon in 1994.
Worked at VST Advogados from 1994 to 1998 and again from 2001 to the present.
From 1998 to 2001 lived and worked in her own office in Vila do Conde.
Having started her legal career more than 25 years ago, has been practicing in various areas of law, with emphasis on the areas of labor, family and criminal law.