Francisco Rodrigues dos Santos

Francisco joined VCA in 2014, where he currently works Of Counsel due to his political responsibilities.

He began his political career in College, where he held several leading positions in the Academic Association of the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, culminating with the appointment of Forbes Magazine to the “2018 30 Under 30 Europe”, as one of the 30 most brilliant, influential and innovative young people in Europe, in the Law & Policy category.

In 2015 he worked as Deputy Minister of Employment, Solidarity and Social Security. In the same year he became President of Juventude Popular, a position he still presides over; he is also a member of the Lisbon Municipal Council by the CDS-PP and a member of the Board of Directors of Sporting Clube de Portugal.

Practice Areas
Litigation and Administrative Law.

Law Degree (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa); Master’s Degree in Administrative Law, Energy Strand (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Lisboa); Pedagogical Training for Trainers.

Professional Associations
Portuguese Bar Association.

Portuguese, English and French.


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