With over twenty years practising in the area of international law, Carolina is one of the most accomplished professionals in her area.
Since 1999, she has been a legal advisor in Trade, primarily focusing on issues related to tariff and non-tariff barriers. It is here that she accumulated her significant experience representing clients before the different governmental institutions that regulate and apply international trade laws and other related matters, such as trade remedies, SPS, TBT, licenses and other non-tariff barriers.
In 2005, Carolina was selected to assist the Brazilian mission in Geneva on various WTO matters, specifically with respect to anti-dumping negotiations. With a background in international negotiations, provides reports of policy and strategy recommendations for exporters of goods and services on political trade debates.
She has also expanded into capacity building for law reform and implementation of trade commitments for governments and blocs relating to Association Agreements, WTO Accessions, Trade Enhancement Programs, among others.
Through Carolina’s international experience, she has defended the interests of Brazilian and foreign producers, exporters and importers, as well as governments in several different jurisdictions, including Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Argentina and the US.
Most recently, Carolina was selected by the Panellist Committee of the World Trade Organization to serve as a WTO panellist between 2018 and 2021.
Carolina is a native speaker of Portuguese and is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian.
LL.M in International Economic Law and Policy from IELPO Program at the University of Barcelona (2008-2009)
Intensive Trade Law Program by the Institut des Hautes Etudes – HEI (Geneva-2007)
Post-Graduation in Law & Economics by Fundação Getulio Vargas (2003-2004)
Trade Program by the World Trade Institute – WTI International Trade (Bern-2003)
Bachelor of Law by Universidade de São Paulo (1994-1999)
“Líder, no melhor sentido da palavra. Não precisa nem destacar suas skills da área em que atua, mas, sim, a habilidade de harmonizar perfeitamente o profissionalismo com o lado humano. Me ensinou muito e, com certeza, influenciou bastante em todo meu desenvolvimento profissional e pessoal.” Caio Bastasini, Advanced Analytics & Data Science
“Carolina is one of the most dynamic, skilled, proactive and charismatic professionals I’ve ever met. Her ability to think new solutions about international trade matters is remarkable. She is an outstanding client-focused lawyer.” Breno Vasconcelos, Researcher of the Nucleous of Tax Studies (NEF) at Escola de Direito da Fundação Getúlio Vargas
“Carolina is a uniquely qualified professional, combining creative strategy and intuition, integrity and effectiveness. She is dedicated and human in all her interactions, contagiously passionate and committed to nothing but the very best for her clients. Her talent for connecting people has made businesses grow to a whole new level.” Daniel Gaz, CEO da DGAZ Marketing