Joana has extensive experience on highly complex competition-related matters, representing domestic and international companies in multijurisdictional merger reviews and investigations of anticompetitive practices. Beyond her recognized expertise on innovative antitrust matters in Brazil, including the negotiation of leniency agreements, Joana also works on the development and implementation of antitrust compliance programs for companies from a variety of industry sectors. She also regularly counsels clients on antitrust compliance. She has worked as an associate in the competition practice group of Allen & Overy LLP in Brussels and in London. She was also a speaker on merger control issues in the 2010 Fall Meeting of the ABA International Law Section in Paris.
She is recommended in Latin Lawyer 250, GCR 100 and Best Lawyers, relevant international legal guides. Joana is also recommended by LACCA Approved: Best Lawyers for Antitrust in Latin America.