Mariana França Gouveia

Full Professor & Dean
mfginstitucional@novalaw.unl.pt

Mariana França Gouveia has a degree and a PhD in Law. In the same year she graduated from the University of Lisbon (1997) she joined the PhD Program at the NOVA School of Law, and in 2003 she obtained a PhD in Civil Procedural Law (A Causa de Pedir na Ação Declarativa, Almedina, 2004).

Her area of specialisation included, in addition to Civil Procedural Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, particularly Arbitration and Mediation. In this area she has created and directs the NOVA Dispute Resolution Forum, a knowledge centre that investigates and trains in matters of Civil Procedure (Academy of Civil Procedure) and Alternative Dispute Resolution (RAL Laboratory).

Since September 2018, she has been the Director of NOVA School of Law.

She is also a partner at PLMJ Lawyers, part of the Arbitration team, and Administrator (non-executive) of Martifer SGPS.

Her career is divided between management, teaching and academic research, with recognised work in the field of Justice (in particular Economic Justice, FFMS, 2012) and Alternative Dispute Resolution (in particular, Alternative Dispute Resolution Course, Almedina, 2014) and her practice as a lawyer and arbitrator in complex domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

 

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Bachelor’s degree (1st Cycle):

  • Process Theory
  • Declarative Civil Procedural Law
  • Executive Civil Procedural Law

 

Master’s degree (2nd Cycle):

  • Civil Procedural Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Introduction to Arbitration
  • International Commercial Arbitration

 

PhD (3rd Cycle):

  • Procedural Law
  • International Arbitration in Portugal, edition with André Pereira da Fonseca, Dário Moura Vicente, Alexandra Nascimento Correia and Filipe Vaz Pinto, Wolters Kluwer, 2020
  • Arbitration in Portuguese-Speaking Jurisdictions, in International Arbitration Law in Brazil, 2020, Oxford University Press, with Ana Carolina Dall’Agnol
  • Liability of Arbitral Institutions: A Case Law Overview, in Revista Brasileira de Abritragem, 2019, São Paulo, with Ana Coimbra Trigo
  • Providências Cautelares sem Contraditório decretadas por Tribunal Arbitral, in Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, 2017 (Ano 14, N. 54), São Paulo, p. 263-334
  • Ad hoc admission of foreign counsel in international Arbitration-related judicial proceedings, in Young Arbirtration Review, 2017 (Year 6, Ed. 27), disponível em www.yar.com.pt, com Ana Coimbra Trigo
  • Curso de Resolução Alternativa de Litígios, Coimbra, Almedina, 2011 (1ª edição), 2012 (2ª edição), 2014 (3ª edição)
  • Justiça Económica, woth Nuno Garoupa, Pedro Magalhães and Jorge Morais Carvalho, Lisboa, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, 2013
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Civil Procedural Law
  • European Civil Procedure