Vitor Hugo Almeida is an attorney graduated from PUC-RJ (2020). He works in the areas of ​​Sports Law, Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at Bichara e Motta Advogados since 2018, when he joined the firm. He has experience in litigation before the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), FIFA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the Brazilian Superior Court of Sport Justice and several sports dispute resolution bodies. He also provides legal advice and consultancy to various stakeholders in the sports market, such as athletes, coaches, agents, investors, clubs, federations and confederations.

He is a graduate of the FGV/FIFA/CIES’ Executive Program in Sports Management and has taken several courses in the area of sports law and in the area of innovation and new technologies in sports. He is a founding member of the Sports Law Study Group (GEDD) at PUC-Rio and a member of the Young Arbitrators Committee of the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA).

Expertise

Sports and Entertainment Law

Civil Litigation

Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Education

Bachelor of Laws – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC – RJ)

FGV/FIFA/CIES Executive Program in Sports Management

Professional Activities

Admitted to the Rio de Janeiro State Bar Association

Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Sports University Movement

Languages

Portuguese and English.

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