Luís Barreto Xavier

Luís Barreto Xavier
Director of the Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law
Luís Barreto Xavier is the Founding Dean of Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon, a unit of Universidade Católica Portuguesa dedicated to innovative teaching and research on law in a global context. Luís has been an adviser at the Constitutional Court. Before that, he was a senior consultant at the Prime Minister Legal Office, dealing with the review of legislation and government litigation before the Constitutional Court and the European Court of Justice. His research interests are in the field of jurisdiction and choice of law as well as European private law. He taught private law (property, copyright) and private international law at the School of Law of University of Lisbon and he now teaches private international law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Luís is also Director of the Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law of Católica Global School of Law. His main hobbies are cooking, wine tasting and guitar playing.