She is known as one of the leading experts in tourism law and she advises a large number of hotel chains and investors.
Margarida graduated in law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and participated in the Young Lawyers Scheme in London. She also attended the postgraduate course in tourism law by the Institute of Legal and Political Sciences of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon.
Margarida taught the module on the operation of tourism developments of the graduate course in real estate law offered by the Faculty of Law of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon.
She has participated as a speaker in events focusing on tourism law and she is the author of many opinion articles on related matters.