Rute Alves

Rute Alves is a Portuguese qualified lawyer and associate at PLMJ.
She holds an LL.M in International Dispute Resolution from Queen Mary, University of London and a Master of Laws in Business Law from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
As associate of the Arbitration team at PLMJ, she has been involved in domestic and international arbitration proceedings both as counsel and as arbitral tribunal’s secretary. In 2013, Rute attended the ICC Advanced Arbitration Seminar in Lisbon.
In 2008, Rute worked as consumer mediator at UMAC – Consumers Mediaton Center of the Law School at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Rute has also experience in legislative process. In 2011, she was Advisor to the Secretary of State for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers of the Portuguese Government and in 2012, she collaborated with LexisNexis UK as Research Assistant for Portugal, in London.