Alberto Murray Neto
Attorney admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), São Paulo section in 1990; admitted to Portuguese Bar Association, Lisbon Council in 1999.
Legal Education: graduated from Universidade de São Paulo Law School; post graduation at the University of Toronto Law School (Comparative Capital Markets Regulation Program). Expertise: International Tax Law, International Business Law, Contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions. Previous work experience: Foreign Counsel in the corporate and commercial areas at the law firms “Lang Michener” and “Tory Tory Deslauriers & Binnington” in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Government Experience: Vice-President of the Board of Trade of the State of São Paulo.
Legal writing experience: Author of articles published in foreign and national specialized magazines and newspaper. Recipient of a special award in 1983, from the University of Brasilia and “Jornal da Tarde” newspaper, for his article: “Are Political Parties Necessary for Democracy?” Membership: Vice-President for Brazil of the International Association of Young Lawyers, based in Luxembourg (1998/2003), International Bar Association, based in London, England, Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce in Toronto, Canada; The Canadian Council for the Americas, in Toronto, Canada; Legal Committee of the Brazil – Canada Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, Brazil and The New York State Bar Association. São Paulo Lawyers Association, Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), Brazilian Olympic Committee (1996 to 2008); Arbitrator of the Court Arbitral of Sports (CAS/TAS), in Lausanne, Switzerland, of the International Olympic Committee (IOC); Member of Rex Sports, in Barcelona, Spain; member of the Council of the Center of Studies of Law Firms (C.E.S.A.); President of the Legal Commmitte of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce; Legal Director for the Brazilian Canadian Cultural Institute, and Member of the Executive Committee of the PLG International Lawyers, in Brussels, Belgium.
Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.