Ricardo Inglez de Souza

Ricardo Inglez is the head of the Competition, International Trade and Compliance practices at IWRCF.

Lawyer graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP, 2000), Ricardo Inglez has a vast experience assisting national and multinational companies in his practice areas.

Over the years, Ricardo Inglez has been mentioned and recognized by several publications for his practice (e.g. Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500, LACCA and Best Lawyers).

In December 2015, Ricardo Inglez was selected as one of the top young competition lawyers by Global Competition Review in its 40 under 40 survey. He is one of only two Brazilian competition experts selected by this edition.

According to Chambers and Partners, Ricardo Inglez is one of the main references in Competition Law in Brazil. In the latest edition, the publication highlighted: “a source says:He is extremely skilled and well respected in the market. He is relatable and has a unique intelligence.’ A client also commends him:Ricardo is a competitive advantage for our business and has become a benchmark to the other lawyers we hire’” (2021). In other editions, interviewees stated that he “is a person who takes action and knows really well how to translate the legal issues into the business language, in addition to offering a particularly good response time” (2021) and that “he not only has extensive knowledge of Brazilian competition law but is capable of having a holistic view of other practice areas too” (2020).  “He is an exceptional lawyer“ (2020), that is practical, intelligent and business-oriented” (2019). “He is always diligent and acts in a proactive manner, which generates peace of mind and credibility” (2017). “All his qualities make him a competitive advantage to his clients” (2019).

Legal 500 also highlights Ricardo Inglez’s work in competition law. Sources describe him as an “upstanding and ethical attorney” (2017) and that he has“exceptional knowledge of competition and antitrust law” (2018). In the 2021 edition of the guide, one client mentioned that “his great quality is a strategic mind set that allies technical legal skills with business perspective”, and another one stated that he “is my reference in competition practice in Brazil”.

Areas of Expertise

Ricardo Inglez de Souza

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Chambers & Partners - Global
Chambers & Partners - Latin América
Who's Who Legal
Legal 500
Análise Advocacia 500
Best Lawyers
LACCA Approved (The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association)