LACCA Approved: Luis Carlos Dias Torres

Litigation Brazil

Tel: +55 (11) 5053-2050

Luís Carlos Dias Torres is a criminal lawyer. He has a law degree from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) in 1994. Specialised in criminal law, he implemented the criminal area of the law firm Demarest & Almeida, where he was a partner from 2004 to 2012.

He was acknowledged by Análise Editorial magazine as one of the most admired lawyers in the corporate criminal area between 2007 to 2016. In addition, he was considered one of the best professionals in the areas of dispute resolution: white-collar crime by Chambers in 2013 to 2017. He was nominated by members of the Latin American Corporate Counseling Association as one of the leading business advocates in the area of litigation in 2015 and 2018.

He is a member of the Council of Prerogatives and a member of the Sixth Chamber of the Court of Ethics and Discipline of the Brazilian Bar Association São Paulo (OAB/SP), for the 2016/2018 triennium. He is also one of the co-authors of the book entitled Código Penal Interpretado Artigo por Artigo, Parágrafo por Parágrafo ('Criminal Code Interpreted Article by Article, Paragraph by Paragraph' – free translation), published by Manole and Repatriação de Recursos (Repatriation of Resources – free translation), published by Migalhas.


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