PLMJ wins sport arbitration case for Peruvian football club
PLMJ represented Peruvian football club Real Atlético Garcilaso de Cusco in its successful claim against the Peruvian Football Federation (PFF) – and local clubs Club Sport Alianza Atlético de Sullana and Club Juan Aurich – in the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland.
The case involved an appeal against the PFF’s decision that the registration of the player Carlos Ariel Neumann Torres was invalid following the extension of his temporary loan by the Paraguayan club, Guarani.
The decision resulted in the deduction of six points from Club Real Atlético Garcilaso de Cusco, which it had won in games against its opponents Club Sport Alianza Atlético de Sullana and Club Juan Auric.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld the argument presented by the PLMJ team that the registration of the player was in fact valid.
The decision of the PFF was, therefore, overturned, and the six points deducted were returned to Club Real Atlético Garcilaso de Cusco. This decision made it possible for the club to qualify for the next Copa dos Libertadores da América.
The PLMJ team included senior associate António Júdice Moreira, and associates José Miguel Albuquerque and Ana Carolina Dall’Agnol.