Alexandre Sion is the founding partner of Sion Advogados. He is a postdoctoral candidate at the University of Salamanca, Spain, and a PhD candidate at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal (credits completed). He has an LLM in international commercial law (University of California, United States), specialist in constitutional law, postgraduate degrees in civil law and civil procedure law from FGV, Brazil, and bachelor degrees in law and in business administration. Alexandre Sion was a legal counsel at several large mining companies.
He is the president of the Brazilian Association of Energy and Environmental Law – ABDEM. He is member of the Director Council of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability. Alexandre Sion is the cofounder and he was the first vice president of the Brazilian Union for Environmental Advocacy (UBAA). He is currently president of the Commission of Infrastructure of the Brazilian Bar Association in the state of Minas Gerais.
Alexandre Sion was coordinator of the legal working group of the SINDIEXTRA – Minas Gerais State Mining Industry Union and member of the Legal Committee of the Brazilian Mining Institute – IBRAM. A professor at several universities, he has also been selected as one of the most renowned lawyers by the most relevant national and international guides.