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Filipe Consciência

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Born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1984, Filipe Consciência did his entire education in Lisbon, entering with 17 years at the Law Faculty of Lisbon University.

After graduating, and before entering the legal labor market, Filipe Consciência accepted the position of employee of a car stand, having in just a few months become department manager and later responsible for two car stands.

In September 2008, Filipe Consciência started working in the office of Pragma founder, Cecília Caria Mendes, beginning  to work with Pragma right away.

Over the years Filipe Consciência has specialized in consumer, labour and commercial law, and also in real estate.

After actively participating with Cecília Caria Mendes in the discussion and drafting of the law that allows the attribution of Portuguese nationality to descendants of Portuguese Sephardic Jews, since 2015 that Filipe Consciência has been responsible for the office's nationality department, having already delivered several thousand requests for attribution of Portuguese nationality, with great success.
In 2017, Filipe Consciência was invited to become Associate of Caria Mendes Advogados.

Filipe Consciência loves to travel, read, write (having already published 4 books and participated as a guest writer in many others), watch series, cook and visit the best national and international restaurants, being a recognized expert in gastronomy in Portugal.

Inversion of the Demographic Pyramid

Portugal is currently one of the most desired countries to apply for a second citizenship. This international demand for Portuguese citizenship, which has already resulted in the submission of thousands of citizenship requests through our office, has a very interesting effect on the Portuguese population.

Racism Tarnishing Portuguese Sport

At the international level, what happened to football player Marega of FC Porto is not an isolated case, but in the Portuguese national reality it was highlighted on enery newspaper front page and opening news, with the beginning of debates about racism and football supporters.

Since 2015 I work daily with individual international clients, having already a portfolio with several thousand clients from different countries in the world.