Yolanda Busse Oehen Mendes & Associados is made up of a dynamic team of high quality, with the participation of several team members in national and international conferences and training courses being frequently requested.

Cláudia Fernandes Costa



Law degree from Católica University – Porto- UCP (1989).

External Claims, Provisions and Recovery department Lawyer in AXA Portugal and Seguro Directo Gere Insurance Companies until 2018.

Recommended Lawyer in Claims Area of Interpartners Assistance S.A., in Porto.

External Lawyer at BNP Paribas Personal Finance S.A. since 1996 until the present date.

Legal – Assessor and Lawyer at Banco Bic, Finicrédito and Norgarante

External Lawyer in the area of credit recovery of the companies Verifica Portugal S.A, Recativ Asset Recovery and Duo Capital

External lawyer at Caixa de Credito Agricola Mutua – Caixa Central since 2019

IACO Legal Officer – Intermediation of Accidents and Conflicts since 2019

Member of the Board of Auditors in several  participated subsidiaries from Banco de Fomento Exterior, namely  Eurosfac – Sociedade Financeira de Aquisições a Credito, S.A., Companhia de Seguros BFE-Vida, S.A. and  Sociedade de Vinhos Borges.


Areas of expertise: Litigation, Credit recovery, Tort Law (vehicles and others), Banking Law, Consumer Law, Insurance Law and Road Traffic Offenses.

Languages: Portuguese, French, English and Spanish.