Margarida Lima Rego

Margarida Lima Rego

Margarida Lima Rego is an Assistant Professor at the Nova Faculty of Law and a Senior Associate at the law firm Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados. In the current academic year she is in charge of taught courses on the Law of Obligations and on the Theory of Legal Procedure (1st cycle) and on Banking and Insurance Law (2nd cycle). She has been a member of the Nova Doctoral School Committee since May 2012.

Education: • PhD in Private Law (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2009) • MPhil in Contract Law (Oxford University, 2002) • MJur in European and Comparative Law (Oxford University, 2000) • Law Degree (Universidade de Lisboa, 1999).

Main Publications: • Contrato de seguro e terceiros. Estudo de direito civil, Coimbra 2010 (PhD thesis); • No right to perform a contract? Almedina 2006 (MPhil thesis); • Translation and introduction to W. N.Hohfeld’s Fundamental legal conceptions as applied in judicial reasoning, F. C. Gulbenkian 2008; • «Contract Law» in Portuguese Law: an Overview, Almedina 2007 (with C. F. Almeida); • Editor and co-author of Temas de direito dos seguros. A propósito da nova lei do contrato de seguro, Almedina 2012; • Member of the organizing committee of Estudos em homenagem a Miguel Galvão Teles, II vols., Almedina 2012. • Author of several papers on a wide range of areas within private law.