Mr André Gilberto > CGM Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

CGM Advogados
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1663 - 5º andar

Work Department

Administrative Law and Public Contracts, Competition, Compliance and Corporate Ethics


Partner. Specialized in Competition, Public Law, Administrative Law and Government Agencies.


With over 20 years of experience, André is a founding partner of CGM and responsible for the competition, administrative law, compliance, and regulatory practices. He represents numerous Brazilian and foreign companies before governmental bodies and agencies in connection with practically all matters involving competition and public law. He has been involved in many of the highest-profile antitrust investigations conducted by local authorities since 2003, with significant experience in representing companies investigated for cartel practices. In administrative law, he assists clients before the Federal, State and Municipal Accounting Courts through various bidding processes and in investigations filed by the Public Prosecutors’ Offices and the Office of the Federal Controller General on issues of administrative misconduct and anti-corruption legislation. Since 2010, he has led several cases involving internal investigations related to compliance issues and corporate ethics.


Portuguese and English


Master’s degree in Public Law, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2009.
Bachelor of Laws, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2000.


He is the author of the book “O Processo Antitruste Sancionador: Teoria e Prática da Investigação das Infrações à Concorrência” (The Antitrust Sanctioning Process: Theory and Practice of Competition Infringement Investigation), 2nd edition published in 2017. He is the coordinator and coauthor of the book “Concentração de Empresas no Direito Antitruste Brasileiro” (Concentration of Companies in Brazilian Antitrust Law), published in 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Competition and antitrust

The ‘extremely capable team‘ at CGM Advogados is ‘very focused on solving client problems, delivering results efficiently‘. Acting for companies in a broad range of sectors, including life sciences, technology and entertainment, the competition team has an active role on major CADE investigations, in addition to its work in merger control matters before the authority. Practice head André Gilberto has built longstanding client relationships with several major domestic and international companies; he and associate Natali Santos receive praise from clients.

Brazil > Public law

CGM Advogados fields a team of ‘subject matter experts’ focused on public law and antitrust matters, who act for a diverse client roster in administrative proceedings, court cases and internal investigations involving interactions with public entities. Representing companies in public hearings launched by Brazil’s National Agency for Waterway Transportation is a core strength for the department, which has also been active advising on Covid-19 related matters involving the Ministry of Health. Players from the healthcare, transportation, pharmaceutical, payment solutions, software and logistics sectors seek André Gilberto‘s support in public law disputes and investigations regarding public contracts. Renato Vianna and Maria Luisa Lopes are key associates who specialise in public law.