Partner Profile

Antonio José L C Monteiro

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Brazil

LL 250

Biography

Antonio Monteiro is one of the first lawyers practicing environmental law in Brazil. He has been entirely dedicated to the practice since his return from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, as a visiting scholar in the environmental area. He has also been ranked pioneer and leader in the environmental area for the past 16 years by the main publications. He has gained a strong reputation for his expertise in dealing with environmental issues related to agribusiness, biotechnology, and advises several companies involved in the leading cases of ‘brownfields’, with a long track of deals with the Prosecutor’s Office and environmental agencies.

Monteiro holds an LLB from the University of São Paulo and a specialisation degree in environmental law from the University of Illinois College of Law. He is fluent in Portuguese and English.

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