Maria Folque

Principal Consultant and Pro Bono Legal Manager Social Economy

Maria Folque

Maria Folque joined VdA in 2009 as a trainee at the Real Estate, Planning & Environment and also at the Competition & EU areas of practice.

She rejoined the firm in 2013 and is currently Principal Consultant and Pro Bono Legal Manager.

Law Degree, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculty of Law.

Master degree "Global Legal Studies", Universidade Católica de Lisboa and Fordham University of NY, Faculty of Law.

26th Summer Course in EU law at King's College London.

Between 2011 and 2012 worked as a trainee at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition, Unit A.1 - Policy & Strategy/ Private Enforcement. She then worked as a legal consultant for a Belgian communication agency where she performed several conformity assessments on the compliance of a wide range of Portuguese legislation with EU law.

Before joining the firm worked as a trainee at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and as an adviser at the Spanish Permanent Mission for the United Nations in the NY headquarters.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, French, Spanish.

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