Paulo was vice-president of the Disciplinary Council of the Lisbon Football Association between January and November 2012, when he joined the professional football board of Sporting Clube de Portugal SAD. He completed a postgraduate course in accounting and legal advice at the Faculty of Law of Universidade Catolica Portuguesa. He also attended a postgraduate course in European economic crime law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and the executive course in football law at the Portugal Football School of the Portuguese Football Federation.
Paulo has contributed to conferences and seminars on criminal law, criminal procedure, administrative offences and sports law.
He is a founding member of Forum Penal - an association of criminal lawyers - and a member of other professional associations such as the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA), Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) and the Portuguese Sports Law Association (APDD).
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association since 1996.
Law degree from Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 1994;
Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association, 1996;
Postgraduate in Accounting and Legal Support for Companies, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisbon, 1997;
Attended postgraduate course in Economic and European Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, 2009.
Areas of Practice
- Dispute Resolution
Vice-chairman of the disciplinary committee of the Lisbon Football Association
- ECBA - Auropean Criminal Bar Association
- Forum Penal - Associacao de Advogados Penalistas
Professional Activities and Experience
Founding member of the criminal lawyers association, Forum Penal, 2012
Director of professional football at Sporting Clube de Portugal - Futebol SAD (November 2012 - March 2013
Joao Medeiros, Paulo Farinha Alves, Dirce Rente, Jose Formosinho Sanchez, Criminal Law, Financial and Business Crime Global Guide, Thomson Reuters
Corporate Crime, Fraud and Investigation in Portugal: Overview 2015
Joao Medeiros, Paulo Farinha Alves, Dirce Rente, Jose Maria Formosinho Sanchez, Criminal Law
Thomson Reuters / Practical Law
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