Gustavo Awad is a Law (LLB Hons.) graduate from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom (2017) and a master’s degree holder in International Commercial and Financial Law at King’s College London (2020). He is currently attending PUC-RJ in order to qualify as an attorney in Brazil . Gustavo has been a trainee with us since February 2021 working in the areas of Sports Law, Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at Bichara e Motta Advogados since 2021. He has experience in arbitral proceedings before the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), FIFA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), and several sports dispute resolution bodies.
He is an inaugural member of the Sports Law Study Group (GEDD) at PUC-Rio and a selected member of the Young Arbitrators Committee of the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA).
Sports and Entertainment Law
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
(Ongoing) Bachelor of Laws – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC – RJ)
Master (LL.M) in International Commercial and Financial Law (with merits) – King’s College, London, United Kingdom
LLB Bachelor of Laws (with merits) – University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
Member of the Young Arbitrators Committee of the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA)
Inaugural Member of the Sports Law Study Group (GEDD) at PUC-Rio
Portuguese, English and Spanish