Leonor Cordovil is a partner of Grinberg e Cordovil Advogados, a law boutique specialising in competition, trade, anti-corruption and consumer law.
Her practice in competition law includes advice and representation of clients in merger control, cartel investigations and other investigations concerning violations to Brazilian economic order, such as exclusivity, abusive prices, tying arrangements and sham litigation. Leonor leads compliance programmes and represents clients in litigations involving competition law before Brazilian courts.
Leonor has worked in some of the most important competition cases in Brazil, including several cartel investigations, representing leniency applicants or defendants, and relevant mergers. Visa, Google, Siemens, Danone, Lanxess, Solvay, Merck Sharp Dohme, Shell and Linde, among others, have been represented by Leonor.
Leonor holds a PhD in economic law from the University of São Paulo and a PhD in international economic law from the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne. She also holds a master’s in economic law from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and a master’s degree in international economic law from the Sorbonne.
She teaches competition Law at Fundaçao Getúlio Vargas Law School and is the author of the four books New Brazilian Antitrust Law: Law n. 12.529; State Intervention in Telecommunication Market: the Economic Law Point of View; Competition Law and Antidumping, Protectionism and Trade. She has also published several articles on antitrust and trade in Brazil and abroad.
Leonor has been a very active member of the Brazilian Institute for Competition, Consumer and International Trade Studies.
Leonor is fluent in Portuguese (native), English and French.
WWL says: One of the foremost experts in Latin America, she received votes from sources worldwide
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