He held several academic functions, namely member of the Assembly of Representatives (1998/2002), the Pedagogical Council (1999/2002), the Directive Council (2001/2002), the Scientific Council (2015/2017), and is currently a member of the School Board (2018/2019) of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.
Regular speaker at conferences and postgraduate courses, namely at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, the Catholic University of Portugal (Oporto) and the New University, as well as the Labour Law Institute (IDT), the Private Law Research Center of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (CIDP), the National Labor Law Congresses; he is also the executive coordinator of the post-graduate course at IDT. He is the author of several dozen books and articles, especially in the area of Labour Law.
Since 2015, he has been a member of the Scientific Committee for Collective Bargaining at the Labour Relations Center.
Deputy Director of Revista Jurídica Luso-Brasileira (CIDP), since 2015.
Lawyer and Consultant at Abreu Advogados (since 2013).
Member of the list of presiding arbitrators of the Economic and Social Council (since 2012).
He participated in the elaboration of several diplomas, especially the one related to the Labour Code of 2003 and the respective complementary legislation, having, as Advisor to the Secretary of State for Labour of the XV Constitutional Government, accompanied the negotiation of these and other diplomas, in the Permanent Commission for Social Consultation.