Luís Carlos Dias Torres is a criminal defence attorney. He holds a law degree from the University of São Paulo, 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 Torres | Falavigna | Vainer – Advogados
He was appointed by Análise Editorial magazine as one of the most admired criminal defence attorneys in Brazil from 2007 to 2020; nominated as one of the best professionals by Chambers in Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime, from 2013 to 2021; nominated by members of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as one of the leading litigation attorneys from 2015 to 2021; and honoured with the title LACCA Thought Leader.
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 Domestic Violence (Imperium Publisher, 2021), and is one of the collaborators of the edition XIX, No. 112, November–December 2016 of the Journal of Tax Studies of the EIT.