Av. Juscelino Kubitschek 1726, 5o Andar
Ed Spazio JK 04543-000 São Paulo, SP

+55 11 3090 7303

Litigation Star

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Leonardo Neri has extensive experience in Civil Litigation and is highly qualified in Digital Law, Privacy & Data Protection, Consumer Law, and is also Master of Media, Entertainment and Sports Law. He represents domestic and multinational companies in resolution of civil and consumer litigation. He provides advice to start ups, in the preparation of legal opinions on the legalization of games and in the implementation of compliance programs with the General Data Protection Regulation (LGPD), in the assessment of risks of administrative and judicial claims, and also provides advice to clients before Sports Courts, to prevent and resolve Consumer Law claims in both court and arbitral proceedings involving termination of contracts, intellectual property, internet and doping matters. Leonardo contributed over the past years towards contingency cost reduction of approximately 1 billion Reais managing the civil portfolio of players from different lines of business. Speaker and Author of several articles on topics related to consumer innovation in the new economy, sports betting, General Data Protection Regulation and Sports Law.


Practice Areas:

  • Consumer
  • Sports
  • Civil Litigation and Arbitration 
  • Data Protection



  • Master’s degree in Leadership and Sports Business from Loughborough University London
  • Postgraduate degree in Sports Law from Escola Superior de Advocacia ESA-OAB/SP
  • Certificate in Business Management in the MBA program from University of Birmingham – UK
  • Certificate in Privacy & Data Protection from EXIN
  • Degree in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie


Associations: Member of the Sports Law Committee of OAB/SP


Languages: Portuguese, English and Italian


Updated June 2021