May 24, 2023

Gonçalo Almeida confirmed for the Thinking Football Summit 2023

The lawyer returns to the second edition of the event

After renewing the partnership with the official Sports Law Firm of the event, Almeida Dias & Associados, we present as the latest confirmed speaker their managing partner and founder, Goncalo Almeida. 

After concluding his Law degree, Gonçalo Almeida was registered with the Portuguese Bar Association in 2000 (and with the Brazilian one in 2010), has subsequently attended the first edition of the MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport (nowadays known as FIFA Master), taught by CIES in England, Italy and Switzerland. In August 2001, he joined FIFA Players’ Status Department, in Zurich, where he remained until April 2006.

Since then, working on Sports Law, practically on an exclusive basis, he has had the privilege of legally representing numerous football clubs, players, coaches and agents/intermediaries of various nationalities, as well as national associations, particularly before the Portuguese sporting bodies, UEFA, FIFA and CAS.