Theófilo Aquino (Consultant)


Consultant Lawyer in Pessoa Valente team, with professional and academic experience on Administrative Law, Regulation on Payments Instruments, Data Protection and International Agreements. Has experience representing payment instruments companies towards decision makers on Legislative branches and regulatory agencies.

Researcher of the Global Law and Development Center of the São Paulo School of Law of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) focused on the project “Law and Economic Relations between Brazil and China: contrasting empirical evidences” (São Paulo State Research Foundation Funding – FAPESP).

PhD Candidate in Law and Development by the São Paulo School of Law of FGV with thesis on international trade and investment agreements regulation on state-owned enterprises. Master of Laws in Law and Development by the São Paulo School of Law of FGV (2018).

Bachelor of Laws by the University of São Paulo (2015) with exchange period at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2014). Alumni of Escola de Formação Pública from the Brazilian Society of Public Law (sbdp, in portuguese), to which contributes as voluntary professor and research supervisor.

Languages: Portuguese, English, Mandarin Chinese, German, Spanish and French.