Maria Luíza Bengel de Paula

São Paulo

+55 (11) 3371 5050

Portuguese, English and French

Academic Background

Post-graduated in Economic Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV (FGV-Law) Bachelor in Laws (LL.B) from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP).


Maria Luíza has experience in several issues related to Competition and Anti-corruption Law. In Competition, she mainly acts in the representation of clients before the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade) in mergers and administrative proceedings, as well as has experience in the competitive analysis of commercial policies of companies focusing on competition compliance, including policy review. In anti-corruption, she has experience internal investigations and due diligences focusing on anti-corruption compliance, as well as in the review of compliance programs.

Other Activities

Academic Assistant in Criminal Procedural Law Discipline at PUC-SP (2020)
Former international student at the Jean-Moulin Lyon 3 University (Lyon, France) (2016-2017)
Scientific Research at PUC-SP with the theme “Legal Pluralism and its Challenges in Brazilian Constitutional Law” (2015)
Former student and researcher at the Brazilian Society of Public Law (SBDP) (2014)
Monitor in the disciplines of Law Introduction I and Methodology and Legal Logic at PUC-SP (2014)
Volunteer Internship at the August 22nd Legal Assistance at PUC-SP (2013)