José has 18 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions and international trade. He is recognised as one of Brazil’s leading corporate and international trade and customs lawyers by all the main legal publications. His major clients include important national and multinational companies in the agribusiness, auto parts, forestry, pulp and paper, chemical and retail sectors.

He earned an LLM in international law from the University of São Paulo and an LLB from the same university. He is also the finance and administrative director of the Law Firms' Study Centre.

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