Paulo Rendeiro


Paulo Rendeiro joined the firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2018. He coordinates the sport and entertainment department of the firm since 2015 and is also a member of the firm’s corporate and M&A and capital markets team.

On the first years of his career Paulo was involved in several M&A transactions, restructuring, acquisitions and sales of companies, as well as in complex tender offer transactions, on behalf of domestic and foreign clients.

For the last decade he has been focusing his activity on matters related to Sports Law, with special incidence on international transfers of football players, where he has been representing some of the most important members of the industry, in dozens of high-profile transactions, involving clubs and players competing in the major European leagues (England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Portugal).

Paulo Rendeiro advises also on legal matters related to other sports, such as e-sports, tennis, surfing, paddle, golf, motor sports and water sports, as well as in the commercial exploitation of celebrities’ image rights, TV broadcasting rights, gaming, music events, merchandising, advertising and sponsorship contracts.


Law Degree (Católica Porto School of Law, 1998). Postgraduate Studies in Legal Business Studies (Católica Porto School of Law, 1999). MBA for JD (Juris Doctorate) in Law (Católica Porto School of Law, 2002). LL.M. in International Trade and Business Law (Católica Porto School of Law, 2007). Executive Course in Football Law (Portuguese Football Federation, 2018).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Portuguese Bar Association (admitted in 2000).


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