Mr Ricardo Pagliari Levy > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Public Law and Anti-Corruption, working with public law, especially public procurement and government contracts, concession of public services and PPPs. Anti-corruption, administrative improbity, investigations. Regulatory issues (especially railways, roads, ports, airports and sanitation). Commercial, civil and administrative litigation.




Joined Pinheiro Neto Advogados in 1995 and became partner in January 2010.


Portuguese, English and French.


AIJA – International Association of Young Lawyers.


LLB – Catholic University of São Paulo, and LLM – University of Nottingham. He published articles in The Law Reviews – The Public Procurement Law Review, and other legal journals. He is the author of chapters of books on public procurement law and anti-corruption.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Compliance

The highly regarded compliance practice at Pinheiro Neto Advogados sits within the litigation department and encompasses administrative and judicial litigation, investigations and preventative work. The team also works alongside colleagues in the corporate department to advise on compliance issues in M&A. In one example, José Alexandre Buaiz Neto and Mário Panseri Ferreira conducted the compliance due diligence on the acquisition of a minority stake in Grupo Madero by client Carlyle. Other contacts in the multidisciplinary group include public law and anti-corruption expert Ricardo Pagliari Levy and Vicente Coelho Araujo, who has vast experience in internal investigations.

Brazil > Public law

Excellent service providerPinheiro Neto Advogados advises on bidding processes, administrative contracts and administrative appeals. ‘Terrific partnerRicardo Pagliari Levy ‘distills complicated legal concepts to their essence‘, and ‘up-and-coming associateHeloisa Figueiredo Ferraz is ‘exceptionally bright and hard working‘.