Adv Ricardo Leal de Moraes > Silveiro Advogados > Porto Alegre, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Silveiro Advogados
PORTO ALEGRE 90480-002
Ricardo Leal de Moraes photo

Work Department

Antitrust, Public and Administrative Law and Private International Law


Partner, Head of Department and Managing Partner


Portuguese, English and Spanish


Brazilian Bar Association


Law degree “cum laude” and specialization and master in laws from the Rio Grande do Sul Federal University, with focus on Public Law. Currently writing his Ph.D. in competition and regulatory law at the same university. The head of the department is author of a thesis awarded by the SEAE/CADE (Secretaria de Acompanhamento Econômico) on the topic competition defense in the telecommunication industry. Ricardo Leal Moraes works at Silveiro Advogados since 2000 and has always been involved in issues related to public law for which he has been recommended by Legal 500 in 2014. LL.B from UFRGS – The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2003), with attributes of Academic Honors. Certified Specialist in International Law from UFRGS – The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2007). Master of Laws from UFRGS – The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, with dissertation on Competition Law (Antitrust) and Regulation in Telecommunications Field (2012). Author of “The Role and Limits of Protection of Competition in the Telecommunications Field: analysis of the experience of the European Community and contributions to the Brazilian reality.” Dissertation awarded in the II SEAE Award, 2007, category: professionals. Doctoral Student from UFRGS – The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (started 2014).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

Silveiro Advogados counts Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul, Telefônica Brasil and HT Micron Semicondutores among its clients. Ricardo Leal de Moraes leads the large department, which is based in Porto Alegre and excels in administrative litigation.