- Founding partner of the Law Firm Almeida, Dias & amp; Associates, registered at the Portuguese Bar Association in 2000 and at the Brazilian Bar Association in 2010.
- In the past, he was also a FIFA Lawyer at the Player’s Status Department in Zurich, Switzerland;
- Law degree from the International University of Lisbon and,
- Master in Sociology, Management and International Sports Law (CIES – The International Center for Sports Studies). Taught at three Universities: De Monfort University (Leicester, United Kingdom); Università-SDA Bocconi (Milan, Italy); Université de Neuchâtel (Switzerland);
Languages: English, Spanish, French and Italian;
Areas of Practice: Sports and Immigration Law