White Collar

The KLA White Collar team is highly specialized and prepared to provide legal services of a contentious and consultative nature. The team has extensive experience in representing individuals and, both national and multinational, legal entities in criminal investigations and criminal actions, in all levels and in any court of the country, both in defense and in assistance to the prosecution (in case the company is victim of a crime).

The team also offers strategic consultancy in all areas of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, with emphasis on preventing and mitigating the risk of criminal liability for representatives’ representatives. Being part of a full-service firm allows the White Collar team to work together with other practice areas, offering clients a specialized, personalized and multidisciplinary service.

With an agile and combative team, the White Collar team works on issues related to a wide range of criminal offenses, mainly in economic, financial, tax, bidding, environmental, anti-trust, social security, money laundering and fraud-related crimes.


> Drafting and filing of requests for the opening of criminal investigations

> Monitoring of criminal investigations

> Criminal defense in all levels, from the trial court up to the Supreme Federal Court

> Assisting the Public Prosecutor’s Office in public and private prosecutions

> Advising clients in negotiating agreements with public authorities (leniency and plea-bargaining agreements)

> Supporting clients in search and seizures, down raids and provisional arrests (flagrante delicto, preventive and temporary arrest) and other coercive measures

> Strategic support for preservation of reputation, contact with the press and interaction with public authorities in the context of major police probes

> Issuance of legal opinions in all areas of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

> Assistance in due diligences in matters related to Criminal Law

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