Doctoral Candidate, Instituto de Ciências Jurídico-Políticas (ICJP)
Researcher, Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law (CIDP)
Mariana de Sousa e Alvim has a degree in law from the Lisbon Law School and completed a postgraduate course in European Law (legal studies) at the European Institute of the Lisbon Law School, as well as a Master Degree at the Lisbon Law School (European Community Legal studies), with the thesis: “The provisional legal protection of private parties in an European Community law context - In search of the right to an effective remedy”.In 2008, Mariana de Sousa e Alvim received the Jacques Delors Prize awarded by the Jacques Delors Information Centre supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and by the Bank of Portugal to the work: “The private parties provisional judicial protection in the context of European Community Law”. In 2010, she was admitted in the Ph.D. Program at the Lisbon Law School with a dissertation on the topic: “The judicial control exercised by the European Union Courts concerning the application of Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union”, also, she was assistant professor of European Law at the Lisbon International School of Law, and has several national and international publications about European Union law and competition law. Mariana de Sousa e Alvim was an intern and member of the cabinet of Judge Vilenas Vadapalas at the General Court of the European Union in the Luxembourg, Associated Lawyer at the Department of European Law and Competition of the law firm Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, and deputy of the Secretary of State for Internal Affairs of the XIX Constitutional Government. Since March 2015 she is deputy of the Minister of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security of the XIX Constitutional Government for the international area.