Professional Experience
  • More than 15 years of experience in Law (in-depth knowledge in business law), working as both a lawyer and as a Senior legal advisor in different countries such as Angola, France, Portugal and the USA. It is worth mentioning, that Dr. Pinto has also worked as Professor of Law at The Agostinho Neto University in Luanda.
  • In October this year, he was appointed as deputy coordinator of the working group for the presentation of proposals to improve the performance of the oil and gas industry in Angola (created by presidential order n. º 290/17, of 13 October).
  • 2014 to 2017 (August) - Worked at the Ministry of Finance holding the following positions:
  • Legal adviser to the Minister.
  • Legal Consultant to the Minister.
  • Director of the Minister´s legal office.
  • Director of the Minister´s office.   

  Academic Background

  • Currently enrolled in Doctorate Degree Course in Law (Writing thesis in Petroleum law)
    The Agostinho Neto University, Faculty of Law.
    The University of Nova Lisboa, Faculty of Law.
    Luanda, Angola
    Lisboa, Portugal;
  • Master Degree in Business Law
    The University of Coimbra - Faculty of Law
    The University of Agostinho Neto - Faculty of Law
    Luanda, Angola
    Lisboa, Portugal;
  • Post-graduation in Business Law
    The Catholic University 
    Lisboa, Portugal;
  • Post-graduation in International Law of Business Contracts
    Faculty of Law
    The University of Lisboa
    Lisboa, Portugal;
  • Graduated in Law
    The University of Lisboa 
    Lisboa, Portugal.


Language Skills
  • Portuguese as Native Language
  • Intermediate Level of French and English