Educated at Ampleforth College, York, and at Oxford University.
Legal Adviser to the British Ambassador. European Union Lawyer, registered with the Consultative Committee of the Bars and Law Societies of the European. Partner at Reynolds and Rankine until 1999. Consultant with Neville de Rougemont.
English mother-tongue, Portuguese, Spanish and French.
Main practice areas are Commercial, Corporate/ Company, Property, Conveyance, Wills and Estates, Conflicts of Law and International Law.