Luís Carlos Dias Torres is a criminal defence attorney and a partner at Torres, Falavigna & Vainer - Advogados. He holds a law degree from the University of São Paulo (USP), specialising in criminal law, 1994.
In 1995, he implemented the criminal law department of the full-service law firm the Demarest & Almeida. In 2004, he became a partner at Demarest, a position he held until 2012, when he founded TFV Advogados.
He was appointed by Análise Editorial magazine as one of the most admired criminal defence attorneys in Brazil from 2007 to 2019, nominated as one of the best professionals in the area of Dispute Resolution: Chambers White-Collar Crime 2013 to 2020, nominated by members of Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as one of the leading litigation attorneys from 2015 to 2020, also honoured with the title LACCA Thought Leaders 2020.
He was a member of the Prerogatives Committee of the Brazilin Bar Association in Sao Paulo (OAB/SP) and a member of the Brazilian Bar Ethics and Discipline Committee, in the 2016/2018 triennium.
He is one of the co-authors of the books Penal Code Interpreted Article by Paragraph, Paragraph by Paragraph, Manole Publisher, Repatriation of Resources, 1st edition, Migalhas Publisher, and also one of the collaborators of edition XIX, No. 112, Nov–Dec 2016 of the Journal of Tax Studies of the EIT.