Ana Lickfold de Novaes e Silva has a law degree from the Catholic University Faculty of Law and has completed postgraduate degrees in banking, securities and insurance law at the Coimbra University Faculty of Law and in management and corporate law at the Nova University of Lisbon Faculty of Economics. Ana joined Vieira de Almeida & Associados in 2004 and is managing associate in the litigation and arbitration practice group, mainly focused on civil and commercial litigation, representing national and foreign companies in significant disputes before the courts of Portugal and Portuguese and international arbitration centres, namely the International Chamber of Commerce. Among those claims, she has represented and advised various multinational corporations within product liability litigations, including the automotive and pharmaceutical sectors. Ana was co-author of Commentary to the Voluntary Arbitration Law, 2014.