José Carlos (Zeca) has extensive experience in providing expert advice and representing Brazilian and foreign clients in various types of high-profile competition (antitrust) matters. His expertise includes pursuing internal investigations, designing and implementing corporate compliance policies and providing related training. He is also widely recognised for his broad and in-depth knowledge of administrative, litigation, corporate, intellectual property and trade laws. His clients include a wide range of national and international companies in sectors such banking and finance, education, retail, chemicals and heavy construction industries. Zeca obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of São Paulo, master’s of arts in economics from King’s College London and is attending the master’s degree in business law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).