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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The "excellent" Antonio Galvão Peres is esteemed by peers for his adept handling of complex labour law issues and relations.


Antonio Galvão Peres is a managing partner at the Robortella Peres Advogados.

Like the firm itself, he is a specialist in labour law, working in various economic sectors such as agribusiness, automotives, pharmaceuticals, technology, banking, radio and TV.

In 2019, Antonio was invited by the Ministry of Economy to join the Group of High Studies on Labour (GAET), with the task to evaluate the labor market and present projects to new reforms.

He was also one of the experts invited to discuss the Labour Law Reform of 2017 before both chambers of the Brazilian National Congress.

He received his bachelor of law degree (1999) from the Catholic University of São Paulo.

He holds a PhD (2008) and a master's degree (2004) in labour law from the University of São Paulo.

He was an adjunct professor of labour law at the Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado (2006 to 2014).

From 2010 to 2012, he presided over the labour law commission of the Institute of Attorneys of São Paulo.

He is a member of the Superior Board of Labour Relations of FIESP (São Paulo Federation of Industries).

He is the author of the books Contrato Internacional de Trabalho: Novas Perspectivas (International Labour Contracts: New Perspectives) and Contrato Internacional de Trabalho: Acesso à Justiça, Conflitos de Jurisdição e Outras Questões Processuais (International Labour Contracts: Access to Justice, Conflicts of Jurisdiction and Other Procedural Matters).

He wrote dozens of articles, has contributed to collective works and co-authored O Direito do Trabalho na Empresa e na Sociedade Contemporâneas (Labour Law in Contemporary Business and Society) along with Professor Robortella.

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