Mr Luiz Eduardo Salles > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Azevedo Sette Advogados
SÃO PAULO SP 04543-011

Work Department

Economic Law, Antitrust, International Trade, Compliance and Anti-corruption




The partner draws upon more than 15 years’ experience advising clients in complex transactions involving international trade, economic law and antitrust, compliance and anti-corruption matters.

Luiz is Contributor to TradeLab.Org (since 2014). He 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 program for international trade lawyers at the Brazilian Mission to the WTO, Geneva (2007).


English, Spanish, French and Portuguese


Brazilian Bar Association


LL.B. from UFMG Law School, and was admitted to practice in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in 2004. B.A. International Relations from PUC/MG (2004). Master (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 recommended in Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, and Chambers Brazil in International Trade/WTO for his practical knowledge in experience advising domestic and international. Recognized in Who’s Who in Trade and Customs practice as a lawyer who brings a “clever and academic approach” to his international trade work and is both an “active academic and practitioner too”.He is also recognized as leading lawyer in Brazil in The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, Best Lawyers in Corporate, Competition & Antitrust and International. In Análise Advocacia 500 is considered as one of the most admired lawyers in Compliance and Antitrust and reference in São Paulo state and to Plastics and Rubbers, Construction and Enginnering and Technology.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Compliance

Azevedo Sette Advogados has solidified its leading position in this market segment following the hires of Isabel Franco and Glaucia Ferreira in May 2019. Covering the gamut of anti-corruption and compliance work, the firm is a popular choice for multinational companies operating in a broad range of sectors. Also of note in the team are Luiz Eduardo Salles, whose broad practices encompasses economic law and anti-corruption, and senior associates Ingrid Bandeira Santos and Lucas Bianchini, who often work on the department’s key cases.

Brazil > International trade and customs

(Leading individuals)

Luiz Eduardo SallesAzevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados has a highly respected international trade team led by Luiz Eduardo Salles. The firm’s standing in the market is reflected in its renewed appointment to act as legal counsel to the Brazilian trade mission in the WTO. The team is also regularly instructed by major trade bodies on reviews and public interest analyses into anti-dumping issues. Private sector companies also instruct the firm to represent it in Brazilian anti-dumping investigations. The team includes senior associates Lucas Bianchini, who has experience acting as a trade remedies specialist, and Ingrid Bandeira Santos.