Luiz is partner and head Azevedo Sette Advogados’ International Trade and Economic practices in São Paulo office. He draws upon more than 15 years’ experience advising clients in complex transactions involving international trade, economic law and antitrust, compliance and anti-corruption matters.
LLB from UFMG Law School, and was admitted to practise in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in 2004. BA International Relations from PUC/MG (2004). Master’s (DEA, 2007) and PhD (2011) in international law from Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Geneva. Albert Gallatin Fellow in international law at the University of Michigan, Law School (2010).
Luiz is a contributor to TradeLab.Org (since 2014). Before joining Azevedo Sette, was President of the Foreign Trade Committee at Câmara Espanhola de Comércio Brasil (2009–2012), Teaching and research assistant International Law Unit and the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2007–2009), seconded lawyer at the programme for international trade lawyers at the Brazilian Mission to the WTO, Geneva (2007).
Before joining Azevedo Sette, Luiz was partner and head of international trade and customs, competition and antitrust group (2008–2015) in leading TMT law firm in Brazil.
Luiz is recommended in Chambers Global and Latin America in International Trade/WTO for his practical knowledge in experience advising domestic and international. Recognised in The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who in corporate, competition and antitrust and international trade and customs.
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