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Paulo Farinha Alves

Paulo Farinha Alves

Partner

Expertise

  • Criminal Law, White Collar Defense and Compliance
  • Sports

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

PLMJ
Portugal

Profile
Paulo is a partner in the Criminal and Sports practices. He has more than 30 years of experience in criminal law, white-collar crime, compliance and sports law.

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).

Bar Admissions

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association since 1996.

Education

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

Criminal Law, White Collar Defense and Compliance | Sports

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Vice-chairman of the disciplinary committee of the Lisbon Football Association

Professional Associations

    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

Articles

Financial and business crime in Portugal: overview
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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