With extensive knowledge in agribusiness, lawyer Luís Felipe Aguiar de Andrade is the new partner of Veirano Advogados. Based in São Paulo, Luís Felipe arrives to reinforce our agribusiness practice, after working in leading multinationals and top law firms in Brazil.
His experience in the agribusiness industry and related sectors encompasses many areas, such as agribusiness regulatory requirements, biotechnology, contract negotiations, environmental, product stewardship, intellectual property, antitrust, M&A, labor and litigation.
Luís Felipe served as Legal Director at Worley Parsons for almost a year, between 2018 and 2019, following nine years at DuPont and Corteva Agriscience, as LatAm Strategic Agreements and Licensing Manager, as well as Legal Manager for Brazil and Paraguay. During his time at DuPont and Corteva, Luís managed all legal affairs related to the Pioneer Seeds, Industrial Biosciences and Building Innovations businesses, including corporate governance, commercial agreements, M&A, joint ventures, compliance, HR/employment (including negotiation of union agreements), IP related agreements, regulatory, antitrust, environmental, customs, litigation and tax issues. In addition, he practiced law at three renowned Brazilian law firms, beginning his career at Baker & McKenzie.
A Green Belt Six Sigma certified lawyer, Luís Felipe is a Law graduate from Universidade de São Paulo (2001), specialized in Environmental Law (2005). Having obtained a LL.M. in Environmental Law and Policy from the University of Kent (2009), for which he graduated with distinction on a British Council Chevening Scholarship, Luís also holds a M.B.A. in Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations from Universidade de São Paulo - ESALQ (2016).