Partner Profile

Leonardo Peres da Rocha e Silva

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Brazil

LL 250

Biography

Leonardo Peres da Rocha e Silva has over 25 years’ experience in advising domestic and international companies on merger filings, acquisition and joint ventures with the Brazilian antitrust authority (CADE) and on investigations into anticompetitive practices. Leonardo represents clients in complex lawsuits related to economic law and regulation issues before state and federal district courts as well as before the higher courts (STJ and STF). He also acts in the prevention of litigation and in advising companies, especially those interested in implementing robust compliance programmes.

He holds a bachelor's degree in law from the Centro Universitário de Brasília (UniCEUB), bachelor’s degree in International relations from the University of Brasília (UnB), MBA in Law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and LLM from the University of Warwick. He worked as a foreign associate at Denton, Wilde & Sapte, England and he is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

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