Dr Francisco Costa-Cabral holds a PhD in Law from King’s College London, UK, and an LL.M. from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. He has clerked at the Court of Justice of the EU for Advocate General Miguel Poiares Maduro and for the President of the General Court Marc Jaeger. He was a teaching assistant at the College of Europe in Bruges and has taught at several European universities. Francisco is a qualified lawyer and has practiced law in Lisbon and Brussels. He has also been involved in legislative and training programmes in developing countries.