Academic Staff

Candida Da Silva Antunes PIRES 李淑華
Emeritus Professor

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Other Roles

  • I. University of Macau
    • Former Coordinator of the Bachelor of Law Program of the University of Macau from May 1989 to November 1990
    • Former Full-time Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law till 2001
    • Former President of the Pedagogic Council of the Faculty of Law
    • Former Member of the Senate of the University of Macau
    • Former Member of the Academic Council of the Faculty of Law
    • Elected Member of the Academic Council of the Faculty of Law since 2001 to date
    • Member of the Candidate Selection Committee for Admission to Master and Pos-Graduation in Law Program in Portuguese Language
    • Member of the Editorial Board of the Bulletin of the Faculty of Law
    • Former Member of the Coordinating Committee of the Project of the Report on Macau Law, published by the Faculty of Law

                                                     

  • II. Other Institutions
    • Former Assessor in the Justice Department of Macau Government from 1985 to 1987
    • Co-Author of the Project of the new Civil Registration Code of Macau, in force since 1st May 1987
    • Former Member of the ‘Consultative Commission for the Macau Civil Procedural Code Reform’
    • Responsible for teaching Procedural Legal Language, Arbitration and Registration and Notary Law in the Legal and Judiciary Training Centre of the Macau SAR
    • Responsible for teaching Civil Registration Law in the Macau Lawyers Association
    • Member of the Editorial Board of the magazine “Direito e Cidadania”, of the City of Praia, Republic of Cape Verde
    • Former Member of the Advocacy Higher Council of Macau from 1998 to 2002
    • Responsible for Teaching Civil Law (Obligation Law and Family Law) in the Macau Lawyers Association
    • Author of a Legal Opinion on the Reform in the Area of Macau Civil Registration (2003)
    • Member of the “Comissão de Patrocínio Judiciário Para o Exercício de Funções Públicas” (Order No. 53/2011 of the Chief Executive of the Macau SAR)
    • Honorary  Member of the ‘Centro Internacional de Derecho Registral’, Madrid, Spain
    • Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law
    • Arbitrator, WTC Macau Arbitration Center

Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Law, Juridical Sciences, Classic University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Bachelor of Law, Classic University of Lisbon, Portugal

Teaching Area

  • I. Bachelor of Law Program and Pos-Graduation Program
    • LDLP320 Civil Procedure Law I
    • LDLP470 Civil Procedure Law II
    • ILPL201 Procedural Legal Language
    • ILPL207 Legal Practice of Registration and Notary
  • II. Master of Law in Juridical Sciences Program
    • IMJU102 Civil Procedural Law

Research Area

  • Civil Procedural Sciences in general
  • International Civil Procedure Law
  • Costs and Fees in Civil Procedure
  • Arbitration
  • Family Law
  • Civil Registration Law
  • Legal Professional Training
  • Title of Master Thesis: “O Recurso de Revisão em Processo Civil” (Revision Appeal in Civil Procedure)

Selected Publications
1. BOOKS
1. 1. Already Published

  • 1995 – “Direito do Trabalho de Macau” (Macau Labour Law), published by the Higher School of the Security Forces of Macau, both in Portuguese and Chinese. 
  • 1996 – “Guia Jurídico da Família em Macau” (Legal Guide of the Family in Macau) – containing basic information on Family Law in force in Macau, as well as comments on specific matters relating to that sector and synopses for the public in general –, published by the ‘Serviços de Administração e Função Pública de Macau’ (Services of Administration and Civil Service of Macau), both in Portuguese and Chinese.
  • 1996 – “Código de Processo Civil – Texto Vigente em Macau” (Civil Procedure Code – Text in force in Macau), a work of collection and articulation of the legal diplomas of Portugal which were extended to Macau, the first edition of this Code published in the Territory of Macau, including a long presentation note with the more recent history of the local Civil Procedural Law; sponsored by Macau Foundation.
  • 1996 – The 2nd edition (reviewed, enlarged and up-dated) of the book “Direito do Trabalho de Macau” (Macau Labour Law), a joint edition of the Services of Administration and Civil Service of the Government of Macau and the Macau Polytechnic Institute, published in the collection ‘Manuais de Formação’.
  • 1996 – The two first volumes of the ‘Código de Processo Civil Anotado – Texto Vigente em Macau’, in the collection ‘Textos Jurídicos’ (Juridical Texts), including doctrine notes, comments, remission to other diplomas in force in Macau and summaries of decisions of the Higher Court of Justice of Macau, co-published by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Macau Foundation.
  • 1996 – The 1st Volume of the “Introdução ao Processo Civil” (Introduction to Civil Procedure), published in the mentioned collection ‘Juridical Texts’, both in Portuguese and Chinese (lessons for the Introduction to Macau Law Pos-Graduation Program of the UM Faculty of Law).
  • 2001 – “Noções Gerais de Direito da Família”, published in the collection ‘Manuais de Formação’, a jointly publication of the Macau Polytechnic Institute and SAFP of Macau.
  •  2005 – “Lições de Processo Civil I”, published in the collection ‘Textos Jurídicos’, Centre for Legal Studies of the UM Faculty of Law.  
    (this book has been adopted as textbook in the Faculty of Law of the University Eduardo Mondlane, of Maputo, Mozambique, announced by UM News Express through the ‘Information and Public Relations Office’ of the University of Macau);and also as textbook in the School of Law of the Superior Institute for Juridical and Social Sciences, City of Praia, Cape Verde).
  • 2006 – The 1st Volume of the “Código de Processo Civil de Macau – Anotado e Comentado”, published by the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies of the UM Faculty of Law.
  • 2008 – The 2nd Volume of the “Código de Processo Civil de Macau – Anotado e Comentado”, published by the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies of the UM Faculty of Law.
  • 2010 – “Justiça Arbitral em Macau – A Arbitragem Voluntária Interna”, published by the Legal and Judiciary Training Centre of Macau SAR.
  • 2011 – “O Novo Processo Civil de Cabo Verde”, a comment on the new Civil Procedure Code of Cape Verde, in force on 1st January 2011, published by Cape Verde Lawyers Association and launched in the City of Praia, in December 2011.
  • 2013 – “Teoria Geral do Direito Civil – Direito Processual Civil I – Materiais de Apoio”, co-authored with Paula Nunes Correia, Teresa Lancry A. S. Robalo e Henrique Carvalho, co-published by Rui Cunha Foundation, CREDDM and Oriente Foundation, Macau.
  • 2014 – “Direito de Macau – Reflexões e Estudos”, a compilation of her more relevant legal writings throughout the last twenty five years of researching and teaching in the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, published by Rui Cunha Foundation, Macau.
  • 2014 – “Sentido e Limites da Jurisdição Cautelar Civil”, that includes the topics of her teaching in the Master Degree Program in Juridical Sciences, in Portuguese Language, in the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, and some reports of the students as well, co-publication of the University of Macau and the Almedina, of Coimbra, Portugal.    
  • 2015 – “A Jurisdição Cautelar Civil em Cabo Verde”, a comment on the Civil Procedure Code of Cape Verde, launched  in the City of Praia, Cape Verde, in July 2015, co-sponsored by Rui Cunha Foundation and Cape Verde Lawyers Association.
  • 2015 – “Lições de Processo Civil de Macau”, including the courses of the third and the forth years of the Bachelor Degree in Law, in the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, co-publication of the University of Macau and Almedina editions, Coimbra, Portugal.

 

2. JOURNAL PAPERS
2. 1. Already published

  • 1997 – “The Principles of Civil Procedure and their Self-Reforming Ability”, presented in the Seminar ‘Law of Macau and the PRC: Convergence Lines’, held in Macau, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in the Journal ‘Perspectivas do Direito’, No. 2, Legal Translation Office, Macau.
  • 1997 – The above-mentioned “The Principles of Civil Procedure and their Self-Reforming Ability”, published in the Journal ‘Direito e Cidadania’, No. 1, City of Praia, Cape Verde.
  • 1997 – “The Aircraft as a Legal Space”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in the Journal ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, n.° 37.
  • 1997 – Authored, within the Consultative Committee for the Project of the Macau Civil Procedural Code, several papers on some discussed matters, namely on ‘A Sistemática do Novo Código de Processo Civil de Macau’, ‘O Pórtico do Novo Código de Processo Civil’, ‘Sentido e Limites da Igualdade de Armas’ and ‘Sobre a Qualificação do Caso Julgado como Excepção Dilatória’.
  • 1998 – “Em Torno da Juridicidade do Ambiente e Sua Tutela”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in the Journal ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, n° 39.
  • 1998 – “The Aircraft as a Legal Space”, published in the Journal ‘Direito e Cidadania’, City of Praia, Republic of Cape Verde, No. 4.
  • 1999 – “Língua e Ciência Jurídica. Da Formulação do Direito à Transposição Linguística. Dúvidas e Perplexidades” (Language and Juridical Science.  From Law Formulation to Linguistic Transposition.  Doubts and Perplexities), published in the said journal ‘Perspectivas do Direito’, No. 5.
  • 1999 – “O Direito Registal Civil de Macau; Antes; Depois; Logo; Sempre”, published in the said Journal ‘Direito e Cidadania’, No. 6, City of Praia, Cape Verde.
  • 2000 – “Família, Parentesco e Casamento. Assimetrias Espaciais e Temporais”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in the Journal ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, No. 48.
  • 2000 – “Alguns Aspectos sobre Família, Parentesco e Casamento na China Popular”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in the Journal ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, No. 49.
  • 2001 – “O Direito, o Costume e a Moral”, published in the Journal ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, No. 53.
  • 2002 – “O ‘Terceiro Poder’ na Lei Básica da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in the Journal “Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau, No. 54.
  • 2002 – Collaboration in the project of the ‘Dicionário da História de Macau’, publication of the Research Center on the Luso-Asian Studies of the University of Macau, on the titles “JUSTIÇA” e “TRIBUNAIS”, the first one of them unfolded through three themes : “A Administração da Justiça em Macau nos Séculos XVI a XIX”; “A Administração da Justiça em Macau no Século XX e na Actualidade”; e “A Justiça como Área ou Sector da Governação de Macau”, relating to the whole history of the Institutions in charge of Justice Administration and Governing, since the arrival of the Portuguese until the handover.
  • 2002 – “Noções Gerais de Direito Processual Civil”, “O Direito do Registo Civil” and “O Direito da Família e a Prova Legal do Estado Civil”, published in the Report on Macau Law, intended to be a global, systematic and simplified study of the legal system of Macau SAR –  Faculty of Law of the University of Macau.
  • 2003 – Under invitation of Professor Tomiyuki Ogawa, of the Japanese University of Hiroshima, the paper “Direito da Família de Macau” (Macau Family Law), both in Portuguese and English, was published in the 1st volume of the book ‘Asian Family Law’, under ‘The Law Association For Asia And The Pacific’ (later translated into Japanese as well).
  • 2003 – “A Organização Judiciária de RAEM”, published in the Report on Macau Law, Faculty of Law of the University of Macau.
  • 2003 – “The Aircraft as a Legal Space”, published in the book “Temas de Direito Aéreo e Espacial”, organized by ‘Portuguese Association of Aerial and Spatial Law’.
  • 2005 – “Cláusula Compromissória e Compromisso Arbitral. Da sua Natureza Jurídica”, published in the ‘Boletim da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Macau’, n.º 20, Ano IX.
  • 2008 – “O Poder Judicial e a Tutela Efectiva dos Direitos na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau”, presented in May 2007, in the 3th Seminar on Regional Legal Issues, held in Shanghai, published, in Chinese, in ‘Cadernos de Ciência Jurídica’, No. 7 (UM Faculty of Law).
  • 2009 – “The Organization of Justice in the Legal System of Macau – Statics and Dynamics of the Macau SAR Courts”, published in the anthology ‘Law and Social Sciences – Proceedings of the First Seminar’, of the University of Macau Publications Centre.
  • 2009 – “O Monopólio Estadual da Jurisdição: Relatividade ou Crise?”, published in a Separata of the Journal ‘Direito e Cidadania’, City of Praia, Cape Verde, Ano X, No. 29.
  • 2009 – “Direito Processual e Direito Material: Da Autonomia à Tributariedade; Da Instrumentalidade à Efectividade dos Direitos”, published in the ‘Boletim da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Macau’, Ano XIII, No. 26.
  • 2011 – “Sobre a Eficácia em Macau de Sentenças Judiciais e Arbitrais do Exterior. A Problemática da Cooperação Inter-Regional, ou Uma Cooperação Inter-Regional Problemática?”, published in the Boletim da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Macau, Ano XIII, No. 28.
  • 2011 – “O Sentido do Processo de Delibação de Sentenças do Exterior na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau. A Conveniência de Acordos de Cooperação Judiciária entre a RAEM e os Países de Língua Portuguesa”, published in the Volume II of the book ‘A China, Macau e os Países de Língua Portuguesa, Actas do XX Encontro da Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa’, held in the University of Macau, in September 2010.
  • 2011 – “Acções Reais e Reserva de Jurisdição dos Tribunais da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau”, published in ‘Contribuições Jurídicas sobre a União de Facto e Direitos sobre a Terra em Macau e Moçambique’, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Macau.
  • 2011 – “The Particularities of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China: Legislation on Costs and Fees in Civil Procedure”, published by Springer, in the volume ‘Cost and Fee Allocation in Civil Procedure – A Comparative Study’, Jus Gentium, Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, volume 11.
  • 2011 – “Síntese Histórica e Situação Actual da Arbitragem e do Reconhecimento de Decisões do Exterior na RAEM. Panorama do Singular e Paradigmático Papel da Região como Sólida Ponte entre a China e os Países Lusófonos”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese in ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, no. 92.
  • 2012 – “Acções Reais e Reserva de Jurisdição dos Tribunais da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau”, published in the ‘Revista do Ministério Público’, no. 129 (Janeiro/Março), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2012 – “Língua e Direito. Da Formulação das Normas Jurídicas à Transposição Línguística em Espaços Multilingues”, published, both in Portuguese and Chinese, in ‘Administração – Revista de Administração Pública de Macau’, no. 96.
  • 2012 – “The Particularities of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China: Legislation on Costs and Fees in Civil Procedure”,  published by Springer, Ius Gentium, Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2014 – “Do Processo Arbitral em Geral: Formalismo Elástico ou Informalismo Ordenado? Princípios Fundamentais”, in ‘Questões Jurídicas Contemporâneas Relativas ao Comércio e Investimento China-África’, co-published by the University of Macau and the Almedina, Coimbra, Portugal.

2. 2. Waiting for Publication

  • 2011 – “Tendências do Direito Processual Civil Internacional Perante a Mundialização. Convenções Internacionais vs Acordos de Cooperação Judiciária”, to be published in the Journal ‘Direito e Cidadania’, City of Praia, Cape Verde.
  • 2013 – “Subsídios para o Estudo do Poder Paternal/Responsabilidades Parentais. Natureza, Conteúdo, Titularidade e Exercício”, to be published by Legal and Judicial Training Centre of Macau SAR.

3.PARTICIPATION IN CONGRESSES AND SEMINARS

  • 1987 – Appointed by the Government of Macau to represent Macau in the VII International Congress on Registration Law, held in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil), organized by the Centro Internacional de Derecho Registral of Madrid, Spain.
  • 1989 – VII Congress of the International Union of Magistrates held in Macau on the subject ‘Função e e Posição do Magistrado na Sociedade Pluralista Moderna’ (Function and Position of the Magistrate in the Modern Pluralist Society).
  • 1989 – I Jornadas de Direito do Trabalho (I Encounter on Labour Law) held in Macau by the initiative and under the organization of the Direcção dos Serviços do Trabalho e Emprego (Department of Labour and Employment) of the Government of Macau.
  • 1990 – Seminar ‘O Direito da Comunicação e da Publicidade’ (Communication and Publicity Law), organized by the Macau Foundation and held in the then University of East Asia, in Macau.
  • 1993 – II Jornadas de Direito do Trabalho (II Encounter on Labour Law) held in Macau and organized by the Direcção dos Serviços de Trabalho  e Emprego of the Government of Macau.
  • 1994 – Congresso da Fundação Internacional Penal e Penitenciária (Congress of the Penal and Penitentiary International Foundation) on the subject ‘Condições de Aplicação e Execução da Prisão Preventiva à Luz dos Direitos Fundamentais’ (Conditions of Application and Execution of Precautionary Arrest under the Fundamental Rights), held in Macau and sponsored by the Government of Macau.
  • 1995 – Seminar on Training and Juridical Careers held in the University of Macau and organized by its Faculty of Law.
  • 1996 – ‘Globalização e Diferença – O Direito Ocidental em Contextos não Ocidentais’ (Globalization and Difference – Western Law within non-Western Contexts) held in the University of Macau and organized by its Faculty of Law.
  • 1996 – Jornadas de Direito Penal (Encounter on Criminal Law) on the subject ‘O Novo Código Penal de Macau’ (The New Penal Code of Macau) organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and by the Under-Secretariat for Justice of the Macau  Government.
  • 1996 – 1st Course on International Humanitarian Law held in Macau and jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Macau Delegation of the International Red Cross.
  • 1996 – Course on Criminology on the subject ‘Aspectos Internacionais da Criminologia Organizada (International Aspects of Organized Criminology), held in Macau and organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau.
  • 1996 – Seminar on ‘Direito de Macau e da RPC:  Linhas de Convergência’ (Macau and PRC Law:  Convergence Lines), held in Macau, a joint organization of the Gabinete para a Tradução Jurídica (Cabinet for Legal Translation) of the Government of Macau and the University of Political Science and Law of China, Beijing, and presented a paper on ‘Os Princípios do Processo Civil e a sua Força Auto-Reformadora’ (The Principles of Civil Procedure and their Self-Reforming Strength).
  • 1997 – Course on Aerial Law, held in Macau, and jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and of the Authority of Civil Aviation of Macau, presenting a paper on ‘A Aeronave como Espaço Jurídico’ (The Aircraft as a Legal Space).
  • 1997 – Conferência Internacional sobre Direito Aéreo (International Conference on Aerial Law), held in the University of Macau, a joint organization of the Faculty of Law of this University and the Authority of Civil Aviation of Macau.
  • 1997 – Jornadas do Novo Código de Processo Penal de Macau, held in  Macau and jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Centro de Formação de Magistrados (Judiciary Training Centre).
  • 1997 – Seminar on ‘Comparative Law of the Legal Systems of Macau, of Portugal and of Mainland China’, held in the University of Beijing, People’s Republic of China, organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Faculty of Law of the University of Beijing, with the collaboration of the Cabinet for Juridical Translation of the Government of Macau, presenting a paper on ‘O Modelo Estrutural e Funcional do Processo Civil de Macau’ (The Structural and Functional Model of Civil Procedure in Macau).
  • 1997 – Seminar on ‘Segurança de Produtos e Arbitragem de Conflitos de Consumo’ (Safety of Products and Arbitration of Consumption Conflicts), held in Macau, and organized by the Consumers Council.
  • 1997 – ‘O Processo de Localização do Sistema Jurídico de Macau – Questões de Direito Público’ (The Process of Localization of the Juridical System of Macau – Questions of Public Law), held in the University of Macau, and organized by the Centro de Estudos Jurídicos (Centre for Legal Studies) of the respective Faculty of Law.
  • 1997 – ‘Ciclo de Conferências sobre o Tratado de 1887 e as Relações Luso Chinesas’ (Cycle of Conferences on the 1887 Treaty and the Luso-Chinese Relationship) held in the University of Macau and jointly organized by the respective Faculty of Law and the Centre for Luso-Chinese Studies of the Macau Foundation.
  • 1998 – III Seminar on ‘O Processo de Localização do Sistema Jurídico de Macau – Questões de Direito Privado e Afins’ (The Process of Localization of the Juridical System of Macau – Questions of Private Law and similar), held in the University of Macau, and organized by the Centre for Juridical Studies of its Faculty of Law, presenting a paper on ‘O Direito Registal Civil de Macau:  Antes;  Depois;  Logo;  Sempre’ (Civil Registration Law of Macau:  Before;  After;  Later;  Always).
  • 1999 – Seminar on ‘Questões Jurídicas do Período de Transição em Macau’ (Juridical Questions of the Transition Period in Macau), held in Macau, co-organized by the Cabinet for Legal Translation of Macau and the University of Political Science and Law of China, Beijing.
  • 1999 – Jornadas sobre as Reformas Legislativas (Encounter on Legislative Reforms), jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Faculty of Law of the University Eduardo Mondlane of that African city of Maputo, hels in Maputo, presenting a paper on ‘Processo Civil – Da Tributariedade ao Paradigma’ (Civil Procedure – From Tribute to Paradigm).
  • 1999 – ‘Jornadas de Direito Civil e Comercial:  os Códigos Civil e Comercial de Macau’ (Encounter on Civil and Commercial Law: the Civil and Commercial Codes of Macau), jointly organized by the Centre of Juridical Studies of the Faculty of Law of Macau and the Cabinet of the Under-Secretary for Justice of the Macau Government.
  • 1999 – Jornadas de Processo Civil:  o Código de Processo Civil de Macau (Encounter on Civil Procedure:  the Code of Civil Procedure of Macau), jointly organized by the Centre for Legal Studies of the Faculty of Law of Macau and the Cabinet of the Under-Secretary for Justice of the Government of Macau.
  • 2001 – Seminar on “Os Meios Alternativos de Resolução de Conflitos”, organized by The Macau International Institute.
  • 2002 – “O Direito de Macau no Contexto da Lei Básica. Evolução Recente e Perspectivas de Futuro”, organized by Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, in commemoration of the 20th Aniversary of the University of Macau. Participation as commentator in one of the sessions.
  • 2006 – “Conference on the Legal Regime of Arbitration in Macau”, held in Macau, organized by the Legal and Judiciary Training Center of the MacauSAR, presenting a paper on “O Monopólio Estadual da Jurisdição: Relatividade ou Crise?”.
  • 2007 – 3th Seminar on Regional Legal Issues in China, jointly organized by the East China University of Politics and Law of Shanghai, RPC, and the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, held in Shanghai, presenting a paper on “O Poder Judicial e a Tutela Efectiva dos Direitos na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau”.
  • 2007 – “1st Seminar on Law and Social Sciences”, held in the University of Macau, co-organized by the Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” of São Paulo (Brasil) and The University of Macau, presenting a paper on ‘A Organização da Justiça no Ordenamento Jurídico de Macau – Estática e Dinâmica dos Tribunais da RAEM’, in English version as well.
  • 2008 – “Seminário sobre a Revisão do Código de Processo Civil” (Seminar on the Reform of Civil Procedural Code), organized by the Faculty of Law of the University Eduardo Mondlane, held in Maputo, Mozambique, African Country in which she remained per 10 days for lectures to the students of the Bachelor Degree of Law, as well as to participate in the meetings of the Group for Reforming the Civil Procedure Code of Mozambique.
  • 2008 – “Seminário Sobre as Reformas Jurídicas” (commemoration of the 20 years of the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau), jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Faculty of Law of the University Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique, presenting a paper on the subject “Direito Processual e Direito Material: Da Autonomia à Tributariedade; Da Instrumentalidade à Efectividade dos Direitos”.
  • 2009 – Conference “Common Law – Perspectivas Jurídicas e Processuais Sobre o Outro Direito”, organized by the students of the 5th year of the Bachelor of Law Program in Portuguese Language of the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau (academic year 2008/2009), presenting a paper on the subject “Sobre a Eficácia em Macau de Sentenças Judiciais e Arbitrais do Exterior: A Problemática da Cooperação Inter-Regional ou uma Cooperação Inter-Regional Problemática?”.
  • 2010 – XX Encontro da Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP), held in Macau, presenting a paper on the topic “O Sentido do Processo de Delibação de Sentenças do Exterior na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau. A Conveniência de Acordos de Cooperação Judiciária entre a RAEM e os Países de Língua Portuguesa”.
  • 2010 – Seminar on “Planeamento Urbano e Direitos sobre a Terra”, held in the University of Macau, jointly organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau and the Faculty of Law of the University Eduardo Mondlane of Mozambique. Participation  with a paper on the topic “Acções Reais e Reserva de Jurisdição dos Tribunais da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau”.
  • 2010 – Conference on “A Mundialização e o Direito: Perspectivas”, held in the Legal and Social Sciences Institute, City of Praia, Cape Verde, Participation presenting a paper on the topic “Tendências do Direito Processual Civil Internacional Perante a Mundialização – Convenções Internacionais vs Acordos de Cooperação Judiciária”.
  • 2011 – III Seminário Internacional sobre Propriedade Intelectual nos Países de Língua Portuguesa”, held in Macau, under organization of the European Studies Institute of MacauSAR.
  • 2011 – 4th "Greater China Arbitration Forum Conference 2011”, in the World Trade Centre of Macau. Participation as an arbitrator.
  • 2012 – Seminar on "A Arbitragem Internacional na Nova Lei de Arbitragem Voluntária Portuguesa, organized by the Center for Law Studies of the Faculty of Law, UM.  Speaker: Professor José Manuel Sérvulo Correia, Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Participation as the chairperson.
  • 2012 – Colloquium on "Direito Comercial e Internacional para os Países de Língua Portuguesa do Centro de Formação do Fórum de Macau (Macau - Shenzhen)”, held in May 2012, participation as the chairperson of the Session "Apresentação dos Participantes sobre a Situação dos seus Respectivos Países em Relação ao Direito Comercial e Internacional".
  • 2014 (20-27 July) – The XIX International Congress of Comparative Law, held in Vienna (Austria), presenting a paper on “Contributions for the Study of Mediation in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China”.
  • 2014 (November) - Seminar on “O Direito no Desenvolvimento Económico e Social”, held in the University of Macau in cooperation with the University of Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique, participation as the commentator of the last Session, developing some comments of the two presentations of that Session on fundamental rights, whose text will be published later on.

3.RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • The Legal Proof of the Civil Status in the Portuguese Speaking Countries and Regions.
  • Civil Procedure Law III (revision of the textbook for students of the 4th year of the Bachelor in Law in Portuguese Language Program of the UM Faculty of Law). 
  • Family Law – Parental Responsibility. Principles and Rules in the Macau SAR.

 Professional Affiliations

  • Lawyer registered in the Lawyers Association of Portugal on March 1963, meanwhile with requested suspension of registration.
  • Lawyer registered in Macau since May 1985, even after the constitution of the Macau Lawyers Association, meanwhile with requested suspension of her registration in 1992.
  • Founding member of the “Associação de Direito Comparado de Macau” (Macau Association for Comparative Law), in October, 7, 2011.

Contact Details

Faculty of Law (FLL)
University of Macau, E32,
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China.

Room: 2024
Telephone: 88224783


E-mail address: csap@umac.mo