Partner Profile

Clara Serva

TozziniFreire Advogados


LL 250


Clara is the partner and head of the business and human rights practice area. Within over 10 years of experience at TozziniFreire, she works on prevention, strategic planning and litigation involving human rights impacts on the production chain of business activity. Her activities include the elaboration of internal policies, training, contractual mechanisms appropriate to the prevention and remedy of Human Rights violations. Clara has experience negotiating with supervisory bodies (such as the Public Defender’s Office and the Public Prosecutor’s Office), conflict resolution in legal disputes, mediation and arbitration, consultations with the affected community, among others. She conducts due diligence and develops human rights compliance programmes. She is TozziniFreire’s pro bono coordinator, with experience in philanthropic activities, strategic litigation, advocacy, and social impact businesses. She coordinated award-winning projects, such as the corporate management practice of trans people inclusion (2022), Mutirão Jurídico (joint effort to provide pro bono legal guidance) in Heliópolis (2020), and the Guidebook to the Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities (2019). Clara is also a private mediator and has worked in public law and environmental law at the São Paulo Court of Justice.

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