Advocacia Del Chiaro is a leading Brazilian law firm in Competition/Antitrust Law. The firm was founded in 1991 by José Del Chiaro, formerly the head of the Government’s Secretariat of Economic Law (SDE).

Our practice blends thirty years of experience with our constant presence as lead counsel in the most relevant antitrust cases in Brazil, which puts us in an unparalleled position to understand the developments in the Law and how enforcers conduct investigations. With a highly specialized and experienced team, we offer our clients solid and creative solutions designed on a case-by-case basis.

The breadth of our experience in Competition/Antitrust has allowed us to expand our practice to new areas of law, including regulation of new technologies (Internet, telecommunications, urban mobility, cloud computing) and data privacy matters. In all areas of practice, Advocacia Del Chiaro offers a pragmatic approach towards solutions based on great business acumen and solid legal background.

Headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil’s economic heartland, we also maintain our own fully-integrated branch office in the federal capital of Brasília to ensure close contact with the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), other relevant agencies and Courts.

The advantage of specialization

Our goal has always been to build a world-class boutique that offers clients top-notch services. We offer taylor made solutions and understand that our specialized work can generate value for our clients.

Our experience comprises the most complex competition cases in Brazil, including cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as consistent performance in regulatory matters, complex litigation and trade defense. Our tradition is these areas positions us to deliver excellent results in new areas such as data protection and governmental relations.

Long-term success

Many clients have been working with us for decades and our portfolio is expanding. Our experience shows that long-term, strategic and business-to-business relationships yield consistent quality, careful alignment of legal strategies and predictability of results.