Rute Teixeira Pedro

Integrated Researcher

Rute Teixeira Pedro is Associate Professor at Faculty of Law of University of Porto. Her field of research and teaching is Private Law, especially Tort Law, Contract Law, Family Law, Succession Law and Medical Law. She has a PhD in Law with a thesis concerning Marital Agreements.
She is researcher at the CIJE (Centro de Investigação Jurídico-Económica) and member of several research centres, such as the Cambridge Family Law Centre, the International Society of Family Law, Centro de Direito Biomédico and Centro de Direito da Família of the Faculty of Law of University of Coimbra, “Centro di ricerca Interuniversitario su relazioni familiari e successorie nell’Europa del Sud” and “Instituto de desarrollo y análisis del derecho de Familia en España.” 
She is a member of the Editorial Board of several Portuguese and international journals. She has participated in several national and international conferences and contributed to several publications, including two books, various chapters of books and articles in national and international journals.