My CORE SPECIALITIES are as follows:
LAW Criminal law: indictments, witness depositions, international arrest warrants, extradition requests, court decisions, appeals, slander cases, court interpretation, etc. (several major international drug and fraud cases),
Civil law:legal opinions, court decisions (several Belgian, French and UK Court rulings), appeals, service of summons, claims, probates, etc.,
Business law: business agreements, corporate by-laws, articles of incorporation, of association, bankruptcy, UK Company acts,
Labour law: collective employment agreements in Portugal, and Portuguese legislation,
European law: several European Commission Directives, mainly regarding the environment, consumer protection, the labelling of products, EEC standard building contract agreement, etc. AND
Legal theory: "The Executive Writ in the European Union" (collective work of about 30,000 words), and others.
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, STATISCTICS Stockbroker qualifications: several applications to the Lisbon Stock Exchange,
Annual Management Reports and Accounts of several Banks, Business Corporations, Investment Funds (on a continuing, yearly basis),
Oracle Financials (General Ledger, Payables, Receivables, Fixed Assets), and other Oracle-based accounting software (hotel chain accounting), etc.
Seminal translation into Portuguese of the permanent sections of the "Eurostatistics" publication (1985).
INSURANCE Marine (many thousand words covering Institute war clauses, cargo, salvage, etc,),
Construction insurance (Lisbon subway, commercial centres, etc.),
Non-life insurance AERONAUTICS, AIRFIELDS, NAVAL & AIRBORNE SYSTEMS, DEFENCE, AEROSPACE Lockheed aircraft maintenance agreement with Air Portugal (TAP),
Survey of Mozambique airfield situation and facilities (21 airfields) (World Bank, African Development Bank) Martinair Lockheed aircraft crash in the Algarve (expert reports, witness depositions, claims, replies, rejoinders Leasing agreement for a Boeing 737 aircraft Call to tender, technical specifications and Tenders for the supply of light helicopters to the Portuguese Army Description, specifications and operating instructions of an airborne 30 mm gun-pod for helicopters Description of Naval airborne target acquisition and tracking systems Maintenance agreement for Exocet missiles with a South American Navy Maintenance agreement for submarines with a South American Navy Shot dispersion tests for a 150 mm gun, description and operational procedures Description of land-based, Long and Short Range Air Defence Radars, operation centres Translation into Portuguese of the UK MoD website Justification of the selection of the provider of submarines to the Portuguese Navy by the Portuguese Ministry of Defence Rules governing harbour operations for the Port of Set