Federal University of Minas Gerais School of Law (Bachelor of Laws). Columbia University (Master of Laws, Doctoral Residence). Columbia University (Master of Laws, Doctoral Residence).
Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
Worked at Grebler, Pinheiro, Mourao e Raso - Advogados. Admitted to the bar, 1971, Minas Gerais. Professor of International Contracts, Law School of Catholic University of Minas Gerais.
Chairman, International Relations Committee, International Chamber of Commerce of Brazil, 1990.
Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil. International Bar Association. Inter-American Bar Association.
Instituto dos Advogados Brasileiros.