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Practice Areas

Partner, CSMV Advogados. Head of Sports, Entertainment, and eSports practice areas.

Sica frequently advises top tier clubs, agents, players and brands within the Football industry in litigation, contractual, and regulatory matters, as well as disciplinary and doping procedures. He is considered the leading lawyer is eSports and related matters in Brazil. He is recommended by Chambers Latin America (2018-2019-2020) and Chambers Global (2020). Sica was nominated as the best Brazilian club lawyer of 2014 by the BR Sports Market Institute.


LL.B from Pontifícia Universidade Católica - São Paulo (2002). André worked at Pinheiro Neto Advogados from 2000 to 2009. Postgraduate certified in Sports Law form King’s College, London (2006). He worked as an International Associate at Hammonds & Hammonds, London (2006) and holds an Executive Course in Football Diploma by the Portuguese Football Association (2018).

Professional Memberships

Sica is a member of the FPF (São Paulo State FA) legal committee.

Teaches Sports Law at the postgraduation courses of the CBF Academy (Brazilian FA), FPF Academy (São Paulo State FA), and ESA (Superior Law School).


Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (+55 11) 5180-6637