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Client Choice – International 2013
Carol Monteiro de Carvalho is a partner at Bichara, Barata &
Costa Advogados, where she heads the competition and
international trade practice. She represents clients in private
antitrust litigation and cartel and other antitrust investigations
(eg, abuse of dominant position) before the Brazilian antitrust
Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica
tribunals. Additionally, she has experience in negotiating
leniency and settlement agreements in cartel investigations.
Ms Monteiro de Carvalho also provides advice on the antitrust
effects of mergers and other complex transactions, and has
extensive experience in merger notifications. Further, she
provides compliance training and auditing to clients in all
industry sectors. She also provides legal opinions and
consultation on competition law, advising clients on the
application of competition law to commercial agreements
(eg, distribution agreements, joint ventures and licensing
Ms Monteiro de Carvalho is a member of the International
Bar Association, the Brazilian Bar Association and the Brazilian
Institute for Competition and International Trade. She has co-
authored Tratado de Defesa Comercial (2009) and authored
various articles published by the Brazilian press.
Ms Monteiro de Carvalho obtained an LLB from
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
(2001) and an MBA
in international trade from
Universidade Federal do Rio de
(2004). She is a professor of international trade law
on the postgraduate programme of EPD Law School.
Bichara, Barata & Costa
Av Chedid Jafet, 222, Bloco
D, No 2 andar,
Conj 21 Vila Olímpia
Sao Paulo
+55 11 3237 4588
+55 11 3237 4588
What clients said
“Carol is a detail-oriented legal consultant with a
balanced understanding of all aspects of the law
and international business.”
“Her knowledge is always up to date and her
systems are state of the art.”
“Carol is a fantastic lawyer who has become
a trusted adviser and friend.”
“Carol combines her technical background with a
capacity for a wide understanding of the business
overall. This helps us a lot when working on
important projects for our company.”
Monteiro de Carvalho, Carol
Bichara, Barata & Costa – Partner |
Winner – Competition, Brazil