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Ludmila de Vasconcelos Leite Groch

Ludmila de Vasconcelos Leite Groch

Practice Groups

White Collar Crimes, Compliance & Investigation


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5568


Professional experience

Partner with the Investigations & White Collar practice group of TozziniFreire Advogados, Ludmila Leite Groch has an extensive experience in white collar crime. Ludmila currently focuses her activities in corporate criminal law, with emphasis on police investigations, prosecutions and calculations of corporate fraud, working in several Brazilian Federal Police operations. She also has experience in criminal matters of environmental, competition, labor, commercial, tax and capital markets. Before joining TozziniFreire, she worked at Kobre & Kim in New York. Ludmila is a Director of the Institute for the Defense Law and authored articles in several publications.


  • English


  • Master in Criminal Law - School of Law of Universidade de São Paulo (2004).
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (1999).

Additional activities:

  • Visiting professor at Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL).


  • "A Prescrição dos Crimes que Podem Ser Objeto de Anistia" - Chapter of the book Regime Especial de Regularização Cambial e Tributária (RERCT): Aspectos Práticos. São Paulo: Editora Noeses, 2016.
  • "O Descaminho como Crime Tributário: Consequências da Equiparação" - Chapter of the book Crimes Financeiros e Correlatos. São Paulo: Editora Saraiva, 2011.
  • Co-author of "Brazil" chapter from the publication Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2016. Londres: Law Business Research, 2017.

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