Juliano Souza de Albuquerque Maranhão is founding partner of Sampaio Ferraz Advogados, a highly renowned Brazilian boutique law firm specialised in economic law, in particular antitrust, trade defence and regulatory law.
Professor of Law at the University of São Paulo, Juliano SA Maranhão graduated from the University of São Paulo (1998) where he later completed his PhD in law (2004). He also holds post-doctorate degrees from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and Utrecht University (Netherlands). He was also a visiting scholar at the Universities of Miami (United States), Leipzig (Germany) and Maastricht (Netherlands).
Gathering 12 years of professional experience in antitrust and competition law, Juliano SA Maranhão was partner of Magalhães, Ferraz e Nery, with a distinguished role in many notable cases of CADE.
Jointly with Tercio Sampaio Ferraz, Juliano SA Maranhão has been heading the antitrust team of Sampaio Ferraz Advogados for two years, leading high-profile cases before CADE.
Former adviser to CADE’s presidency (1997-1998), Juliano SA Maranhão has authored many papers on legal logic and argumentation, competition and regulatory law.
Juliano SA Maranhão is member of the Brazilian Bar and is fluent in English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.