Firms To Watch: TMT: Cybersecurity and data privacy

Specialised in the intersection of digital law and data privacy, Almeida Advogados is well versed in the implementation of LGPD compliance programmes; Marcio Chaves, who returned to the firm in 2020, is the main point of contact in the team.
Under the leadership of IP, technology and privacy law specialist Vanessa Ribeiro, the data protection and technology team at Gusmão & Labrunie continues to grow its client base, which increasingly seeks advice on high-profile contentious and compliance matters.
Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados‘ investment in the technology and data protection practice is evidenced by a number of significant partner and associate-level arrivals over the past two years. Digital law, privacy and tech regulatory specialist Juliana Abrusio joined in September 2021 to oversee the team, which is now prepared to work on the structuring of data compliance programmes, data protection due diligence of M&A processes, data breaches and leaks.
Founded in August 2023 by well-regarded cybersecurity specialists Rony Vainzof and Caio César Carvalho Lima, who were previously at Opice Blum e Bruno Advogados Associados, boutique firm VLK Advogados is entirely devoted to digital law matters. Lorena Pretti Serraglio, who focuses on digital law and data protection, joined from Azevedo Sette Advogados in October 2023.

TMT: Cybersecurity and data privacy in Brazil

Mattos Filho

Regarded by clients as ‘one of the best firms nationally‘ for data protection matters, Mattos Filho advises on the entire spectrum of privacy and cybersecurity issues. The firm has established itself as an authority in this field through its work in the development and implementation of sophisticated data compliance programmes and extensive experience in data incidents. A go-to choice for clients from the IT sector, the practice also acts for companies from the worlds of healthcare, insurance, financial services, retail and telecoms (among others) in negotiations with public authorities, risk assessments and litigation. The ‘highly technical and qualifiedFabio Ferreira Kujawski focuses on transactional, regulatory and contractual matters in the tech space, while Paulo Brancherstands out for his extensive experience in IP‘, tech and telecoms. Thiago Luís Sombra is particularly skilled in anti-corruption, data protection and digital platform investigations, and often represents clients in contentious matters before the courts. Luiz Felipe Di Sessa, who joined in March 2022 from Cescon Barrieu, brought a wealth of experience in personal data protection and data processing compliance. Isabela Fernandes stands out at the associate level.


‘Mattos Filho is one of the best firms nationally which gives us a lot of security. The fact that they are a full service firm also helps a lot as we were able to be advised on all necessary fronts.’

‘Paulo Brancher stands out for his extensive experience in IP. He offers us a service with great agility and high quality.’

‘Great team of professionals. Always handy and knowledgeable.’

‘Paulo Brancher is a rockstar. He is the go-to person in the team.’

‘The firm provides excellent service and has extremely qualified and helpful lawyers.’

‘Fabio Ferreira Kujawski is a highly technical and qualified professional who is capable of presenting feasible solutions to complex issues.’

Key clients




















Credit Suisse



Work highlights

  • Assisting Allianz in the analysis of its data processing activities and in the development of a data retention and deletion framework.
  • Assisting Bayer in the negotiation of agreements related to a partnership and reviewing contractual clauses to regulate the sharing of personal data with business partners.
  • Advising Google on the feasibility of launching new products that involve the sharing of data in light of the LGPD.

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

The cybersecurity and data protection-focused practice at Pinheiro Neto Advogados is lauded for its ability to 'navigate complex legal matters with precision and expertise'. The 'highly skilled and experienced team of lawyers' frequently assists clients across the healthcare, insurance, financial services and technology sectors in risk management, data breach remediation actions and judicial litigation, including proceedings before the superior courts. The firm, which has recently opened an office in Tokyo in an effort to grow its client base and workload in the region, is also well versed in the structuring and implementation of LGPD programmes. Noted by a client as 'one of the best lawyers in the legal market', Ciro Torres Freitas is singled out for his 'vast knowledge of technology, internet, and data protection law'. Technology expert Larissa Galimberti regularly assists companies in the implementation of data protection compliance programmes and structuring of new products. André Zonaro Giacchetta and José Mauro Decoussau Machado are names to note for contentious matters.


‘Deep expertise in the field in which they operate as well as active client involvement. These all make the firm extremely competent.’

‘Larissa Galimberti is recommended.’

‘One of the most notable strengths of Pinheiro Neto Advogados is its highly skilled and experienced team of lawyers. The ones who work with me are very talented people who have a deep understanding of various practice areas. Whether it’s data privacy, cybersecurity, intellectual property, litigation, or any other specialised field, they have many very talented lawyers who can navigate complex legal matters with precision and expertise. In comparison to other firms, Pinheiro Neto Advogados stands out for its exceptional track record of success. The firm has a proven history of achieving favourable outcomes for its clients across a wide range of legal matters.’

‘The individuals from Pinheiro Neto that we work with are very fast and accurate when providing us the information we need or request, whether it’s related to a new or ongoing case, or any other kind of issue that may come up. I can definitely mention and recommend partner Ciro Torres Freitas as someone who stands out. He has a vast knowledge of technology, internet, and data protection law and everything that has to do with cybersecurity and data privacy, which makes us sure that we are in good hands. Ciro has many qualities that make his work exceptional and extremely well done. He is organised, assertive, quick to find solutions and is always up-to-date on laws, policies and necessary procedures. He is surely one of the best lawyers in the legal market.’

Key clients







Amazon AWS

Amazon Twitch



Work highlights

  • Assisted Abastece-Aí Clube Automobilista Payment in a cybersecurity incident.
  • Assisted Serasa in the structuring of its new products in view of the Brazilian Data Protection Law and Bank Secrecy Law.
  • Assisting Hollister in the structuring and implementation of its LGDP compliance programme.


Clients operating in the telecoms, aviation, healthcare, financial services and technology sectors regularly turn to B/Luz for advice on the full array of data protection mandates. In addition to its strong capabilities in the structuring and development of programmes compliant with the Brazilian Data Protection Regulation (LGPD), the firm acts as data protection officers (DPOs) for several clients, and is experienced in cross-border data transfers and in the management of data leaks and cyberattacks. Fernando Bousso possesses ‘in-depth knowledge of technology and data privacy‘ and is counsel of choice for numerous start-ups and high-tech companies in privacy matters; he oversees the department with Pedro H. Ramos, who showcases strength in data protection compliance and tech-related transactions. These are also core areas of activity for Vanessa Pirró, who joined from KLA Advogados in April 2022. Below partner level, Adriane Loureiro Novaes is praised for her ‘deep regulatory knowledge‘ of technology and data protection issues.

Practice head(s):

Fernando Bousso; Pedro H. Ramos; Vanessa Pirró


‘The team at B/Luz differs from other law firms since it has deep knowledge of applicable laws and regulations and an understanding of the market in which they operate.’

‘Fernando Bousso possesses deep regulatory knowledge and understanding of the business of clients. Adriane Loureiro Novais has deep regulatory knowledge and the market in which her clients operate. ’

‘I have been working with B/Luz for years. I have a lot of confidence in their delivery and technical knowledge. Always willing to meet our deadlines by providing the best resources. I recommend their work wholeheartedly! They are long-term partners.’

Key clients


Azul Linhas Aéreas



Grupo Pão de Açúcar



Viacom CBS


Loft Brasil


Grupo Soma



Arco Educação

Publicis Group



Arcos Dorados

United Medical Group

Work highlights

  • Advising TIM on several matters, from negotiating data protection agreements with partners and vendors to conducting risk assessments related to relevant internal and external projects.
  • Assisting Arezzo in the structuring and development of its data protection and privacy compliance and governance programme.
  • Assisting Whirpool Corporation in the risk assessment of the implementation of a data loss prevention tool.

TozziniFreire Advogados

At TozziniFreire Advogados, the women-led data protection team - praised for its 'exceptional expertise and comprehensive understanding of data protection laws and regulations' - handles a variety of non-contentious and contentious matters, ranging from data breaches to compliance programmes, impact assessments and due diligence exercises. Marcela Waksman Ejnisman leads on consulting matters, including regulatory and contractual work related to training and data compliance projects. Data sharing agreements and breaches are among Carla do Couto Hellu Battilana's core areas of activity, while IP, technology and digital law specialist Luiza Sato is often engaged in the structuring and implementation of LGPD-compliant programmes and policies. The firm's litigation capabilities are also noteworthy; Patricia Helena Marta Martins steers the group in an array of administrative and judicial litigation matters, including high-profile cases involving tech giants and AI. Bruna Borghi Tomé and Sofia Gaviao Kilmar are other names to note for sensitive class actions, individual lawsuits, and administrative proceedings in this space.

Practice head(s):

Marcela Waksman Ejnisman; Patrícia Helena Marta Martins


‘The team at the TozziniFreire has a lot of  knowledge about data privacy, but above all, it handles the work skilfully. Tozzini presents quality in the follow-up reports, partnership, cordiality, and attention to the client’s needs.’

‘Marcela Waksman Ejnisman assisted us and provided an excellent service. Cordial but assertive while being focused on client needs.’

‘TozziniFreire’s data protection team stands out for its technical quality and availability. ‘

‘Luiza Sato is a reference for me when it comes to data privacy. She has an extremely deep knowledge of the subject and regularly follows up with clients on trending topics in data protection in Brazil and around the world.’

‘The data privacy team is truly outstanding and deserves high praise for their exceptional expertise and comprehensive understanding of data protection laws and regulations, they provide invaluable guidance and support to clients in navigating the complex landscape of data privacy in Brazil. One remarkable aspect of this law firm is their ability to provide tailored solutions that align with evolving privacy laws. They stay up-to-date with the latest legal developments and industry best practices, ensuring their clients’ compliance and mitigating potential risks.’

‘The partner Marcela Ejnisman and her team’s dedication to client success deserves a call-out. They prioritise open communication, actively listening to clients’ concerns and objectives. Marcela’s team of highly skilled attorneys demonstrates exceptional professionalism, integrity, a client-centric approach, and an ability to handle data privacy matters. Their ability to assess vulnerabilities, develop robust privacy policies, and implement effective data protection measures is truly impressive. They work closely with clients to understand their specific needs, tailoring their advice to address unique challenges and ensure compliance with data privacy regulations.’

‘Marcela Ejnisman provided an excellent service. She delivered and focused on the client’s need.’

Key clients







Colgate Palmolive




Grupo Alloha





Work highlights

  • Assisting Softbank in its LGPD data conformity programme and in the management of its data privacy governance.
  • Representing Facebook Brasil in an administrative proceeding investigating an alleged security flaw in the Facebook service, which would have compromised the access credentials of about one million users.
  • Assisting Adidas with a global assessment regarding certain local data protection requirements for collecting and processing certain data from employees for their diversity, equality & inclusion programme.

Azevedo Sette Advogados

The privacy and data protection group at Azevedo Sette Advogados offers both consultancy and litigation services as part of its wider TMT practice. Typical mandates range from assisting in the elaboration and implementation of data compliance programmes to advising on internet and tech-related privacy issues. Judicial and administrative proceedings also feature in the workload managed by the subgroup focused on civil litigation. Department leader Ricardo Barretto Ferreira Da Silva is experienced in contentious and non-contentious matters in all areas of TMT, namely internet, telecoms and IT. Lorena Pretti Serraglio left the firm in October 2023.

Practice head(s):

Ricardo Barretto Ferreira Da Silva

Key clients

Hugo Boss do Brasil

Tiffany & Co

Shiseido do Brasil


Xerox Corporation

Tempo Assist

RHI Magnesita


Nokia Brasil

Somos Nuvem



Atlas Schindler


Gramado Parks

Grupo J.Mendes


Work highlights

  • Assisting Hugo Boss Brasil in negotiations related to the platform which will host the website, including the processing of personal data between controller and processor.
  • Advising Tiffany & Co. on its LGPD compliance programme, including the review and preparation of internal policies.
  • Advising Shiseido Do Brasil on its LGPD compliance programme, including the elaboration of internal policies and data processing agreements.

BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados

BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados leverages its ‘in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity and personal data protection’ to advise clients from the telecoms, technology and banking sectors on a range of privacy matters. Assisting with the structuring of LGPD-compliant programmes and policies is a key strength for the department, which is active in both non-contentious issues and litigation. André Zanatta, whose previous in-house experience in Big Tech is noteworthy, excels in tech and privacy-related class actions. Eduardo Mendonça handles numerous sensitive enforcement cases related to user privacy, and shines on cases before the superior courts. Associate Fernanda Mascarenhas assists with a range of consulting, administrative and regulatory matters related to data breaches and data privacy.

Practice head(s):

André Zanatta


‘BFBM’s main differentiator is its in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity and personal data protection, as well as its clients’ business. This makes them able to give practical, tailor-made suggestions and recommendations. In addition, the quality of the litigation team is excellent.’

‘André Zanatta stands out for his competence, depth and excellent interpersonal skills. He puts the customer first and is, without a doubt, a reference in this market.’

‘Excellence at providing legal advice on cybersecurity and data privacy.’

‘The firm has a very robust team with in-depth knowledge of data protection.’

‘Fernanda Mascarenhas stands out for her knowledge in the area and her way of dealing with the client. She seeks to understand the business and propose alternatives to balance compliance with legal obligations and scalable business development. André Zanatta is a well-known partner who gives his clients confidence and demonstrates in-depth knowledge.’

‘The team is very efficient, assertive and always available in case of doubts or necessary changes. The work presented was exceptional.’

Key clients

Mercado Livre

Unico IDTech






LiberFly / Zamorfe




Monkey Exchange



Trillion Digital Services




Work highlights

  • Representing Banco Votorantim in a public-interest lawsuit filed by SIGILO, which alleged that the client did not comply with the LGPD and carried out improper data processing.

BMA Advogados

The data privacy and cybersecurity practice at BMA Advogados is skilled in responding to adverse scenarios and managing security and cyberattack crises, including ransomware cases. In addition to its crisis management and litigation capabilities, the 'team of highly qualified professionals' is also regarded for its experience in data compliance projects and data transfers. 'Well-known for his knowledge of privacy', Felipe Palhares is the main reference in the team for domestic and international clients seeking advice on the processing of personal data, new product launches, interactions with regulators and data breaches. Bárbara de Oliveira Iszlaji and Fernanda Villela Viana are also active in the practice.

Practice head(s):

Felipe Palhares


‘The firm has a team of highly qualified professionals who showcase their legal knowledge through the publication of articles and books. They have in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of relevant topics, and their practical application to the clients’ day-to-day activities is a differentiator.’

‘Felipe Palhares is well-known for his knowledge of privacy. His opinions are well-founded and are of great use to us practically.’

‘Great work and team, Felipe Palhares produces particularly good work.’

‘The team at BMA is impeccable. From a technical point of view, I believe that nobody is better than Felipe Palhares. I always consult BMA for more sensitive and strategic issues.’

‘Felipe Palhares stands out for his knowledge of privacy, data protection and cybersecurity. Felipe is the only person who has obtained all the certifications from the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) – the largest privacy and data protection organisation in the world – which attests to his technical capacity in dealing with Brazilian law and good foreign practices. This has been especially valuable to us since we have been expanding internationally. Felipe also responds quickly and is very attentive.’

Key clients

Launch Pad Tecnologia (Hotmart)

Quinto Andar


CBMM (Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração)


Luigi Lavazza Spa

Saneamento Ambiental Águas do Brasil

SITA do Brasil


CSM (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional)

Work highlights

  • Assisting Hotmart in the drafting and review of data protection documents and policies.
  • Assisting Quinto Andar in the definition of a strategy for its global expansion, including data protection challenges and privacy issues.
  • Assisting Multiplan and the shopping centers it manages with its data protection issues.

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper

Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper assists both Brazilian and international clients from a variety of industries, such as technology, automotive and media, in data protection and privacy issues. The practice is prepared to advise on the processing of personal data, LGPD compliance matters, and in the drafting and review of privacy clauses. The firm also takes advantage of its corporate criminal law expertise to provide preventive and reactive assistance in the context of cybersecurity incidents. Paula Mena Barreto, who is especially active in the implementation of privacy policies and compliance matters, jointly leads the group with Ricardo Caiado Lima, who coordinates all preventive compliance advice. Associates Ana Paula Pitta de Moura, Gisela de Lamare de Paiva Coelho and Ana Luisa Bastos Ramos are also noted for their experience in LGPD-related matters.

Practice head(s):

Paula Mena Barreto; Ricardo Caiado Lima


‘The firm has a complete and experienced privacy and data protection team. They are always available to assist us. They have the necessary knowledge to propose changes and always know what the next steps are.’

‘Paula Mena Barreto is extremely qualified and has useful international experience.’

Work highlights

Daniel Law

Daniel Law provides legal support to leading technology, banking, food, and healthcare companies in relation to data protection compliance projects, privacy incidents and security responses. Nuria López handles contentious and non-contentious matters in this space, demonstrating particular knowledge of privacy issues and AI; she jointly leads the group with Andre Oliveira and IP specialist Robert Daniel-Shores.

Practice head(s):

Nuria López; Andre Oliveira; Robert Daniel-Shores


‘The team is both attentive and has quick response times.’

‘Núria López is extremely knowledgeable. Very attentive, clear in the information provided and ethical.’

‘Extremely experienced in matters related to data protection and use of technologies, development of algorithms and use of artificial intelligence.’

Demarest Advogados

Rated for its 'deep technical knowledge', the data protection, cybersecurity and technology-focused practice at Demarest Advogados is retained by multinationals which manage large volumes of data and seek regular advice on LGPD-related compliance issues and risk management. The team is well equipped to handle the data protection implications of corporate transactions, and data breaches. Leading the practice is Tatiana Campello, who combines her privacy, technology and cybersecurity knowledge to assist a wide range of clients in all their data privacy issues, including AI-related matters. Associate Cecília Cunha is well versed in a variety of data privacy and anti-corruption mandates. Eduardo Magrani is no longer at the firm.

Practice head(s):

Tatiana Campello


‘Feedback is very fast and high quality. Very professional in data compliance and personal information related issues.’

‘Deep technical knowledge, comprehensive approach, high adaptation between knowledge and demand to optimise deliverables.’

‘Tatiana Campello stands out for her sector knowledge, promptness, deep involvement in work, and continuous search for innovation.’

Dias Carneiro Advogados

Dias Carneiro Advogados assists multinational and domestic companies with a slew of cybersecurity matters. Clients, ranging from banks, video game publishers, schools and AI companies, turn to the team for advice on the drafting of privacy policies, data transfer negotiations, audits and crisis management. Vanessa Pareja Lerner, who is at the helm of the practice, regularly works with start-ups and established companies on matters related to the processing and collection of personal data. Focused on technology, data protection and cybersecurity issues, associate Paula Eid Pagani is experienced in the development of data compliance programmes in accordance with the LGPD.

Practice head(s):

Vanessa Pareja Lerner


‘The team is specialised in data privacy and has in-depth knowledge of financial institutions.’

‘Vanessa Pareja Lerner and Paula Eid Pagani – punctuality; clarity; work directed to the needs of the client.’

Key clients

Cristália Produtos Químicos Farmacêuticos

Globe Química

Instituto Biochimico Indústria Farmacêutica

Fontoveter Produtos Farmacêuticos e Cosméticos

Inthera Soluções Terapêuticas

Grand Resort Serra Negra

Farmina Pet Foods

Smiletech Tecnologia Odontologica

Alessa Brasil Tecnologia

Aecom do Brasil

Work highlights

  • Advising Cristalia Produtos Químicos Farmacêuticos on the creation and implementation of a data protection compliance programme in accordance with the LGPD.
  • Advising Sou Smile on the creation and implementation of a data protection compliance programme in accordance with the LGPD.
  • Advising Theia on the creation and implementation of a data protection compliance programme in accordance with the LGPD.

KLA Advogados

International and local clients, including companies from the energy, technology, banking and entertainment sectors, seek KLA Advogados' assistance in a range of privacy and data protection matters. The 'highly technical and available' firm is adept at advising on the implementation of LGPD compliance programmes, risk assessments and data transfers. Data breaches, both from a consulting and litigation perspective, are another key area of strength for the practice, which is led by the 'very technical, available and up-to-date' Ana Carolina Cesar.

Practice head(s):

Ana Carolina Cesar


‘KLA is a highly technical and available firm.’

‘Ana Carolina Cesar is very technical, available and up-to-date. Her knowledge of data protection, IP, media and digital law make her a truly distinguished professional.’

‘KLA is an excellent firm that stands out for its personalised service. It has excellent professionals who are always available to meet demands.’

Key clients

Bain & Company Brazil

Boston Scientific do Brasil

DXC Technology

QMC Telecom

Flextronics do Brasil

Procter & Gamble


Druid Creative Gaming Company



Mentor Media

Corbion NV

Shoulder Indústria e Comércio

Lear Corporation

Gut Agency

Mertech Data Systems



Work highlights

  • Assisting Bain & Company in the implementation of its data protection compliance programme.
  • Advising Ânima Educação on the creation of a joint venture with Vivo to provide educational services through a digital platform, involving cybersecurity requirements and data protection.
  • Advising Five9 on regulatory aspects involving digital services, technology information, internet rights, and data protection.

Lefosse Advogados

Noted for its ability to work ‘with clients across borders and languages‘, Lefosse Advogados fields a data protection team which is adept at handling data breaches, information security incident responses and day-to-day compliance matters. The team is called upon by clients operating in a variety of economic sectors, namely agribusiness, technology, tourism and e-commerce, in relation to the implementation of new digital business models and in the negotiation of technology contracts. Paulo Lilla, ‘a standout member of the data privacy practice‘, brings together expertise in internet, technology, privacy and data protection. These are all core areas of focus for senior associate Carla Segala.

Practice head(s):

Paulo Lilla


‘Excellent lawyers who provide a personalised and highly technical service.’

‘Paulo Lilla and Carla Segala are always available, diligent and technically able. It was really nice to work with them.’

‘Lefosse clearly understands how to operate with clients across borders and languages. Its data privacy team also jumped right into our privacy management technology platform, which was impressive.’

‘I must recognise Paulo Lilla as a standout member of the data privacy practice. He is very responsive and understanding of our needs in data privacy.’

Key clients

Zimmer Biomet



ABN AMRO Clearing Bank



Julius Baer Family Office



CVC Corp

Work highlights

  • Assisting Zimmer biomet with mapping the company’s data processing activities in Brazil and preparing the company’s Brazilian Record of Processing Activities (ROPA).
  • Assisting CISS with developing a privacy-by-design process to be applied in the implementation of new products or services.
  • Assisting Totvs with the establishment of a joint venture with Itaú Unibanco and advising on the sharing of databases to ensure compliance with data protection rules.

Madrona Fialho Advogados

Notable for its experience in corporate transactions and the protection of intangible assets, Madrona Fialho Advogados is well positioned to advise on an array of data protection compliance matters. Lucas Spadano leads the IP, data protection and international trade teams. Bernardo Santos, who was promoted to partner in February 2023, often acts for clients in the structuring and development of multijurisdictional privacy compliance programmes; his areas of expertise also cover risk assessments, data sharing and processing agreements. Newly promoted partner Luiza Tângari handles IP-related data protection issues.

Practice head(s):

Lucas Spadano; Bernardo Santos

Key clients

Anheuser-Busch Inbev

Aperam Inox América do Sul

BH Iluminação Pública

BRK Ambiental Participações

Capim Tecnologia e Serviços

Clamper Indústria e Comércio

Confederação Nacional da Indústria – CNI

Criteo do Brasil Desenvolvimento de Serviços de Internet

Geofusion Sistemas e Serviços de Informática


Innovative Seed Solutions Brasil Sementes Inovadoras

Inspetoria Madre Mazzarello

Inspira Mudanças Participações

Jobzi Inteligência de Dados na Internet

Meero do Brasil Serviços

Sigga Technologies

UP Brasil – Policard Systems e Serviços

Work highlights

  • Assisting Gerdau with the structuring of the Circulabi marketplace using privacy-by-design methodology.
  • Assisting Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) in the negotiations of agreements and the implementation of privacy controls in two of their main initiatives.
  • Assisting Confederação Nacional da Indústria (CNI) with drafting a study on the extent to which Brazilian regulation is compatible with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Opice Blum e Bruno Advogados Associados

With extensive expertise in technology and digital law, Opice Blum e Bruno Advogados Associados is equipped to act for clients in a range of contentious and non-contentious cybersecurity and privacy matters. Renato Opice Blum and Marcos Bruno specialise in digital law matters. Other key individuals in the practice include Camilla Jimene, who handles advisory and litigation mandates involving the processing of personal data, cyberattacks and digital fraud; Henrique Fabretti Moraes; and AI and data protection specialist Juliano Maranhão. Associate Tiago Neves Furtado assists the team in all data protection matters. Rony Vainzof and Caio César Carvalho Lima left the firm in June 2023.

Practice head(s):

Renato Opice Blum; Marcos Bruno; Camilla Jimene; Henrique Fabretti Moraes; Juliano Maranhão


‘Opice Blum’s team stands out for presenting robust solutions to problems, with a theoretical basis and practical understanding. Important knowledge of new technologies, such as cybercrime and AI.’

‘Opice Blum is a countrywide reference in digital law. It has the ability to propose practical solutions and is always ahead of its time.’

Key clients

Latam Airlines


Wolkswagem do Brasil



APData do Brasil Software

Pepsico do Brasil

Radio e Televisão Record


Marsh Corretora de Seguros

Bom Negócio Atividades de Internet

Louis Dreyfus Company Brasil

Unitfour Tecnologia da Informação



Sem Parar

Empiricus Research Publicações

Banco Citibank

Banco Bradesco

Hospital Albert Einstein

Arval Brasil

Movida Participações



Localiza Rent-a-Car

Work highlights

  • Assisting Grupo Simpar in the structuring and implementation of its privacy and data protection programme as its Data Protection Officer.
  • Advising BT Créditos on the structuring of a governance programme compliant with the LGPD.
  • Assisting Positivo Tecnologia in the legal analysis of the company’s smart home project.

Prado Vidigal Advogados

Founded in 2020, boutique firm Prado Vidigal Advogados is entirely devoted to technology and privacy law issues. The practice is particularly well positioned to assist tech companies in the structuring of their privacy compliance programmes, day-to-day LGPD matters, data breaches and litigation. Co-head Luis Fernando Prado, ‘an excellent professional with deep knowledge of data privacy‘, ‘provides high quality expertise‘ to a varied roster of clients. Fellow co-leader Paulo Vidigal specialises in data protection, privacy and technology matters. Pedro Sanches, who was promoted to partner in December 2022, is also recommended for his experience in this space.

Practice head(s):

Luis Fernando Prado; Paulo Vidigal


‘One of the hallmarks of the firm is innovation. They are always promoting events for clients with the aim of sharing relevant knowledge and finding more efficient ways to comply with the obligations imposed by the LGPD.’

‘Luis Fernando Prado is an excellent professional with deep knowledge of data privacy. He not only provides high quality expertise but also presents creative solutions.’

‘Excellent in the sectors of law and technology, with a speciality in data protection. The team is not just aware about Brazil’s data protection issues but also global ones. They are always available and willing to help in a proactive way.’

Key clients










Veirano Advogados

The data privacy and cybersecurity team at Veirano Advogados acts for a mix of domestic and international companies, with a particular focus on the IT, e-commerce and electronic payments sectors, in LGPD compliance matters, risk assessments, and security incidents. The team is led by Fábio Pereira, whose ‘deep knowledge of all data privacy related matters‘ is rated by clients. Ana Claudia Beppu joined the team in January 2023 from Mundie e Advogados, and is proficient in privacy mandates within the telecoms, media and technology segments. Associate Denise Louzano is adept at conducting a range of data assessments and reviewing policies in light of updates to data privacy regulations, while senior associate Isabel Hering is noted for her experience in consulting matters, data breaches and cyberattacks.

Practice head(s):

Fábio Pereira


‘Veirano Advogados assisted us in the implementation of our privacy programme and continues to provide support when requested. The main elements that make Fábio Pereira stand out are his technical skills, quick responses, and innovative proposals.’

‘Fábio Pereira has very deep knowledge of all data privacy related matters.’

‘Strength in depth, down-to-earth and approachable.’

‘Fabio Pereira and Denise Louzano stand out for their technical skills and prompt advice. In addition, they are always up-to-date with the main news and events in the market.’

‘The cybersecurity and data privacy team at Veirano Advogados is always very diligent. Every time we take a question to the team, we are sure that the guidelines given to us are the best. It’s a team to trust with your eyes closed.’

‘Fábio Pereira e Denise Louzano are exceptional.’

Key clients

Volvo Car Brasil

L’Oréal Brasil






Hays Recruiting Experts Worldwide


Henry Schein

Yinson Acacia

Payface Pagamentos

Equinor Brasil Energia


Zambon Laboratório Farmacêutico

Ecossistema Befly

Work highlights

  • Assisting L’Oréal with its compliance programme and providing ongoing legal consultation on various data privacy-related matters.
  • Assisting Nike in its compliance programme and providing ongoing legal consultation on various data privacy-related matters.
  • Assisting Rolls-Royce in its compliance programme and providing ongoing legal consultation on various data privacy-related matters.