Ricardo da Silva Passos
Ricardo da Silva Passos

 

Born 1953; graduated in law from the Classical University of Lisbon (1975); diploma of advanced studies at the University of Strasbourg (1978); Master of Laws, Harvard University (1984); Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Court of First Instance, Cascais (1975-76); Lawyer in the Secretariat of the European Commission of Human Rights (1978-86); Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice of the European Communities (1986-87); Head of Division in the Secretariat of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Citizens’ Rights of the European Parliament (1988-99); Member of the Secretariat of the Convention on the Future of Europe (2002-03); Head of Unit in the Legal Service of the European Parliament (1999-2010); Director of Institutional and Parliamentary Affairs in the Legal Service of the European Parliament (2010-16); Judge at the General Court since 19 September 2016.