Gonçalo AlmeidaFounding Partner





  • Judge of the FIFA Agents Chamber since June 2023;
  • 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;


Academic Qualifications:

  • 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: Portuguese, English, Spanish and French;

Areas of Practice: Sports/Entertainment and Immigration Law

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