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Guilherme J. S. Leal

Guilherme J. S. Leal

Contact

+55 21 3993 2880

Languages

Portuguese and English

Practice Areas

Environmental | Energy

Academic Background

Master’s degree (LL.M) in Energy Law, as a Chevening Scholar at University College, London, 2017.

Master’s degree (LL.M) in Environmental Law, Thomas Buergenthal Scholar at George Washington University, 2009.

Specialisation in Environmental Law, the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, 2005.

B.A. in Law, the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, 2004.

Experience

  • Vice-President of the Environmental Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil
  • Associate Professor in post-graduate courses at the FGV Law School, Rio de Janeiro, and the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL).

Rankings

  • Chambers & Partners, Latin America: Environmental Law – Leading Individual (up-and-coming individuals) (2014, 2015, 2020).
  • Legal 500: Leading Lawyer (2012, 2014, 2015); Recommended (2019)

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