• Eduardo Diamante Teixeira de Souza

  • Professional Experience

    Eduardo Diamante Teixeira de Sousa joined the team of Carlezzo Advogados in early 2016, moment from which he started to dedicate himself exclusively to the practice and study of the sports industry and its ramifications. He has a strong role in proceedings before the CBF's CNRD, as well as before Brazilian state courts, both in civil and labor matters related to football. At the international level, he also acts in proceedings before the judicial bodies of FIFA and before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS / CAS), based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

    He also works in legal advice on M&A operations for eSports teams, as well as in legal advice for Startups and innovation and technology companies that have sports in their market.

    In addition, he advises and drafts various contracts related to sport, such as players transfer agreement, employment contracts, image rights contracts, agency, intermediation, sponsorship, investment and commercial partnerships.

  • Biography and Publications


    Portuguese and English

    Educational Background
    • Bachelor's degree - Law, Universidade Católica Dom Bosco. 2015.
    • Sports Law degree, Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV Online. 2015.
    • Post-graduation in Sports Management and Sports Law, Brazilian Sports Law Institute - IBDD. Sao Paulo. 2017.
    • Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School. Fall, 2017.
    • International Arbitration degree, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP. 2017.
    • Associations
    • Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo Chapter.
    • Member of the Brazilian Sports Law Institute.
    • Member of the Special Comission of Sports Law - Brazilian Bar Association.
    Publications - Book

    “Sports Justice at a National Level – Brazil” (capítulo do livro escrito em língua inglesa “European Sports Law and Policy Bulletin - International and Comparative Sports Justice”), coautor: Michele Colucci, Editora Sports Law and Policy Centre: 2013.

    Lectures and Conferences
    “Regulamento de Transferências da FIFA – Mecanismo de Solidariedade, Compensação por Formação e as Consequências do Término do Contrato de Trabalho”. Seminário de Direito Desportivo. Central de Prática Jurídica, São Paulo, Mar/2011.

    “Aspectos Legais do Patrocínio e Proteção da Marca – Contratos de Naming Rights”. Seminário de Direito Desportivo. Central de Prática Jurídica, São Paulo, Mar/2012.

    “Regulamento de Transferências da FIFA, Contratos de Patrocínio e Naming Rights no âmbito desportivo”. Seminário de Direito Desportivo. Central de Prática Jurídica, São Paulo, 16/09/2013.

Contact Details

  • São Paulo, Brazil
  • + 55 11 3885 6091
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