Who We Are


Cantidiano Advogados is composed by professionals with acknowledged reputation and solid experience in several areas of Corporate Law, always striving for the highest standards.
To equally assist startups or smaller companies and companies of several sizes and stages of development, in the most diverse segments of the economic activity.
To provide high quality customized services, contributing for the creation of solutions to promote the solid and safe development of our clients´ businesses and to defend their interests.
Cantidiano Advogados was created in 2016 by Luiz Leonardo Cantidiano (in memoriam), when he and his partners, who had solid experience in the capital and financial markets, decided to leave the firm of which they were previously partners, with the purpose to focus their practice in these areas.

Nowadays, amongst the goals of Cantidiano Advogados, is the preservation and maintenance of the legacy left by Cantidiano, who died in 2017.

Luiz Leonardo Cantidiano is considered to have been one of the main Brazilian lawyers in the areas of Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets, having served as Commissioner (1990-1991) and, later on, Chairman (2002-2004) of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission – CVM.


Specialization and diversified experience of the team, considered a reference in Corporate Law, with thorough knowledge of the financial and capital markets
Professionals with an intense experience involving public companies and other regulatory agents
Capacity to deal with a broad spectrum of needs
Participation in large projects in the areas of infrastructure, privatizations, mergers and acquisitions and strong practice in corporate disputes
Close contact with the clients and direct and permanent involvement of the partners
Optimization of resources, aiming the best cost/benefit relation to the clients
Search for innovative and customized solutions, always focused on the strategic purposes of the clients