New President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Portugal

New President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Portugal

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Mr. Henrique Luís de Brito de Araújo was appointed President of the Supreme Court of Justice of Portugal. He took office on 7 June 2021.

Henrique Luís de Brito de Araújo was born in 1954, in Arcos de Valdevez, and completed a law degree at the University of Coimbra in 1978. In 1984 he took up his position as a judge at the Judicial Court of Amares, and was later placed in the Paredes Judicial Circle. He was a member of the General Council of Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses between 2000 and 2003, and in May 2015 he was elected president of the Court of Appeal of Porto.