Jorge graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, with the notation of 18 (2006), Master in Public Law from the same University, with the final notation of 18 (2009), and was awared a Doctorate in Public Law from the same University, with the final classification of Distinction by unanimous Commendation (2016).
He was winner of the Manuel de Andrade Prize, given by Fundação Rangel de Sampaio, to the highest average final grade of the 2006 school year in Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra. Has been teaching, since 2008, at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra, in multiple subjects of Public Law. Since 2008, he has also been teaching in advanced postgraduate courses at Coimbra, Lisbon and Catolica Law Schools. He’s member of Centro de Estudos de Direito do Ordenamento do Urbanismo e do Ambiente (FDUC) and a permanent contributor to Revista Direito do Estado (Public Law Institute, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil).
He played several important civic and political functions as a Member of the Superior Council of the Magistrature, elected by the Assembly of the Republic (2016-2020); Member of the General Council of the University of Coimbra (2014-2016); Observer member of the Management Council of the University of Coimbra (2014-2016); and President of the District Jurisdiction Council of the Social Democratic Party of Coimbra (2014-2016).
He is a non-executive director of Grupo BEL, focusing on corporate social responsibility, real estate and sustainability, in addition to areas related to his legal background.