Leonardo Avelar is the partner responsible for the corporate criminal law area. With 20 years of career and extensive litigation and advisory practice, he has a solid experience in team leadership and legal coordination of criminal defences. Leonardo seeks to combine a high technical qualification in the criminal sphere with his interdisciplinary strategic approach, involving other areas of law. In the exercise of his professional activity, he has always stood out for his empathy and proximity that seeks to treat the interests of his domestic and foreign clients. In addition, he has outstanding and recognised performance in state courts, federal and Superior Courts.

Education: Graduate in law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo

Postgraduate in international economic criminal law from the University of Coimbra

Postgraduate in economic criminal law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation

Languages: Portuguese and English.

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