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Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 2041
Torre E 16º andar
04543-011 - São Paulo
SP - Brasil
Phone: +55 (11) 4083-7600
Fax: +55 (11) 4083-7601

Luiz Augusto Azevedo Sette

Partner – São Paulo

Practice areas

Foreign Investments, Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions, Telecommunication, Internet and Information Technology


Catholic University of Minas Gerais, School of Law (LL.B., 1989)

Postgraduate studies

University of Pennsylvania School of Law (LL.M., 1995) Thesis. “Insider Trading. A Comparative Analysis of Regulations in Brazil and the United States”

Other professional activities performed

  • Associate General Counsel Microsoft Corporation. Lead Worldwide Commercial Legal Group. Prior to return to Brazil Luiz was the Associate General Counsel for Microsoft Corporation and the Lead Attorney for the Worldwide Commercial Legal team. Luiz lead a group of more than 160 attorneys across dozens of Subsidiaries providing legal support for worldwide commercial transactions in excess value of US$58 Billion. In his position Luiz was also responsible for all programmatic legal work for Microsoft sales organization and support to all sales units worldwide.
  • Lead Regional General Counsel Microsoft Latin America (2002-2008)
  • General Counsel Microsoft Brazil (1998-2002)
  • Foreign Associate of Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett, New York, 1995


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