João Zenha Martins is a graduate (1999) and Master (2005) from the Lisbon Law School, where he was an assistant, and PhD from the NOVA School of Law (2014). He exercised functions as an assistant to the Ombudsman, as consultant to the Ministry of Justice and to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, having represented Portugal in different organisations (e.g. International Ombudsman Institute, Company Law Expert Group, Community Group on European Contract Law, National Start-up Co-ordinators, Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Domestic Violence established in the Council of Europe) and participated in the preparation of various legal diplomas.
He has arbitration and advisory experience, frequently intervening in congresses and in postgraduate and specialized courses of several national and foreign institutions.
He currently coordinates the SPEED in Portuguese.
He chairs the Disciplinary Board of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and is also an effective member of its General Council.
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