Jorge Gallo is a partner in Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper Brazil and Head of Sport sector, with focus in M&A and Finance transactions.
Jorge has a vast knowledge and experience in structured and complex transactions involving sport law, advising investors, soccer clubs and agency companies in corporate reorganizations, M&A transactions, debt restructuring, securitization of receivables, complex structures (via Investment Funds) to invest in economic rights of soccer players, acquisition of legal claims before FIFA/CAS and issuing opinions related to several subjects including restrictions for assignment of economic rights and rights related to the solidarity mechanism.
Jorge has brought to Campos Mello his years’ experience working at soccer clubs in Brazil and Portugal (Desportivo Brasil and Estoril), both belonging to the Traffic Sport Group. Jorge also worked for several years in the Corporate and Finance practice at a Brazilian full-service law firm, and at DLA Piper – Miami in 2016.
Jorge has also experience in domestic and international capital markets transactions, project finance work and contractual matters. He has advised on issues involving the negotiation and preparation of documents related to capital markets transactions, credit assignment agreements, credit facility agreements and project finance.
Recent editions of Chambers Brazil recognized Jorge as a leading individual, earning strong praise from market participants: “He is available 24 hours a day and is very objective” and “he knows to adapt operations to the client’s needs”. Jorge has also been recognized recently by Leaders League as "leading individual in Sports Law.”
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