Lawyer profile for Brazil 2021
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Consumer Law - Brazil
This content is provided by Sérgio Pinheiro Marçal
Commercial Litigation, Consumer Relations and Life Sciences & Healthcare.
Sérgio is wide specialized in class actions, consumer law, product liability, civil litigation, and life sciences.
Partner in the Litigation Department at the law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados since 1996, he started to act in consumer law area even before Consumer Code was enacted, following the Congress debate. At the 90’s he was part of the academic discussions involving the new consumer law. Since them, he is representing multinational companies in the most high profile cases, like tobacco litigation, Vioxx, Arcoxia and PIP’s Breast Implants (representing the notify body).
Key clients: Merck, TÜV Rheinland, HDI Global, Sanofi, Apple, Bayer
Board Member, Officer and Chair of São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP)
Graduated (1986) and post graduated (1993) at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC/SP and LLM at UC Berkeley (2019). He has many articles published in national and international magazines and is a former President of the São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP).