Luís Carlos Dias Torres

Partner / Lawyer


Phone + 55 11 5053 2050


Luís Carlos Dias Torres is a criminal defense attorney. He holds a law degree from the University of São Paulo (USP), specialized in Criminal Law, 1994. In 1995, he implemented the criminal law department of the full service law firm the Demarest & Almeid. In 2004, he became a partner at Demarest, position he held until 2012, when he founded Torres | Falavigna Advogados

He was appointed by “Análise Editorial” Magazine as one of the most admired criminal defense attorneys in Brazil from 2007 to 2019, nominated as one of the best professionals in the area of Dispute Resolution: Chambers White-Collar Crime 2013 to 2020, nominated by members of Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as one of the leading litigation attorneys from 2015 to 2020, also honored with the title LACCA Thought Leaders 2019.

He was a member of the Prerogative Committee of the Brazilin Bar Association in Sao Paulo (OAB/SP) and a member of the Brazilian Bar Ethics and Discipline Committee, in the 2016/2018 triennium. He is one of the co-authors of the books “Penal Code Interpreted Article by Paragraph, Paragraph by Paragraph”, Manole Publisher, “Repatriation of Resources”, 1st Edition, Migalhas Publisher and also one of the collaborators of the edition XIX, No. 112, Nov-Dec 2016 of the Journal of Tax Studies of the EIT.