Leonardo is one of the most recognized experts in Cooperative Law in Brazil and around the world. He balances the practice of law with an academic and teaching career, residing not only within the Florianópolis-Curitiba corridor but also maintaining a significant international presence. In addition to overseeing the postgraduate program in Cooperative Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR), he is widely acknowledged for his role within one of the largest Compliance programs dedicated to cooperatives, serving over 45 cooperatives throughout Brazil. On an international scale, he is an active member of esteemed research and integration entities in Cooperative Law, even contributing to legislative drafting in multiple countries. He possesses extensive expertise in advising cooperatives and their governing bodies, as well as in litigation on significant issues protecting their unique business model. He serves as a consultant and one of the coordinators of the Cooperative Law practice (MH-Coop), currently focusing on strategies related to the digital transformation of cooperatives, with a particular emphasis on Information Security and Cybersecurity.
English and Spanish.
Litigation and Arbitration; Credit Recovery; Compliance.
Credit Unions and Financial Institutions.