Alexandre Lira

Managing Partner

Professional Experience:

Alexandre Lira is the founding and managing partner of LIRA Attorneys at Law. He has in-house experience and holds solid knowledge in Customs & Trade, Legal Management, Litigation and Tax Advice. He is responsible for a large amount of legal consulting and litigation projects for some of the largest global corporations, within their operations in Brazil and many Latin American companies. Alexandre Lira maintains an intense professional activity in Brazil and abroad through articles, lectures, international conferences and trainings.

Acknowledgement:

Pointed by the edition “Análise Advocacia 500” as one of the best Brazilian lawyers in the segments of “Import and Export”, in the years of 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017.

Language:

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Spanish

Graduation:

  • Post-graduated lato sensu in Tax Law
  • Graduated by the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas

Activities:

  • Founder and Executive Director of the Institute of International Trade of Brazil
  • Founder and Member of the Transborder Integrity Initiative.
  • Organizer and lecturer at the international seminars “Conociendo a Brasil como socio comercial”, held jointly by Lira & Associados Advocacia and the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, trade missions at the Brazilian embassies in Buenos Aires/Argentina, Montevideo/Uruguay and Asunción/Paraguay, between October, 2009 and January, 2010
  • Lecturer at the “1st Congreso Internacional de Derecho aduanero del MERCOSUR”, with the theme “Libre Práctica de Mercaderías – El perfeccionamiento de la Unión Aduanera”, held by Universidad Austral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 26 and 27, 2010.
  • Participated in the 6th Advanced Forum on Import Enforcement & Compliance, held by the American Conference Institute in Washington, USA, on May 17 and 18, 2011.
  • Lecturer and Responsible for the International Congress “Customs Compliance – New Customs Tariffs”, held by ICI-BR, in Campinas, SP, on August 11, 2011
  • Participated in the congress “Knowledge, a Catalyst for Customs Excellence”, realized by the World Customs Organization in Guangzhou, China, on November 24 and 25, 2011
  • Organizer and lecturer in the training “Trading With Brazil”, conducted by the Trusted Trade Institute in Chicago, United States, on May 15, 2012
  • Lecturer at the congress “Brazil Summit on Customs & Import Compliance”, held by the “American Conference Institute” in São Paulo, SP, May 30 and 31, 2012
  • Lecturer and responsible for the international congress “Global Customs Forum – Leveraging Trade Facilitation for Latin America’s Economic Growth”, held by ICI-BR, in São Paulo, SP, on September 18 and 19, 2012
  • Participated in the “US Commercial Export Controls & Embargoes Seminar” congress, held by the “Export Compliance Training Institute” in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on October 29 and 30, 2012
  • Organizer and lecturer in the training “Trading With Brazil”, conducted by “KGH Customs Services” in Gothenburg, Sweden, on December 4, 2012
  • Organizer and lecturer in the training “Trading With Brazil” held by “AWA - Aussenwirtschafts-Akademie” in Muenster, Germany, on December 5, 2012 and in Munich, Germany, on December 6, 2012
  • He participated in the “2013 WCO Knowledge Academy” summer course, held by the World Customs Organization in Brussels, Belgium, between July 2 and 11, 2013
  • Participated in the “12th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute” conference, held by the “Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics” in Washington, DC, USA, October 06 to 09, 2013
  • He participated in the international conference “WCO Origin Conference”, held by the World Customs Organization in Brussels, Belgium, on 20 and 21 January, 2014
  • He attended the “English for Law” summer course, held by Yale University in New Haven, CT, USA, in July, 2014
  • Lecturer at the “Global Anti-Corruption Regulatory and Enforcement Update" of, held by the American Conference Institute in Washington, DC, USA, on July 14, 2014
  • Participated in the “13th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute” conference, held by the “Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics” in Chicago, USA, between September 14 to 17, 2014
  • He was a teacher in the course “Brazilian Import Regulations”, conducted by “AWA - Aussenwirtschafts-Akademie” in Munich, Germany, on November 03, 2014
  • Lecturer at the conference “Brazil, Land of Opportunity?” Held by “KGH Customs Services” in Stockholm, Sweden, on November 11, 2014
  • Instructor in the webinar “Importing good into Brazil: boosting customs compliance to match challenges of high-risk activity”, promoted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, on January 21, 2015
  • Speaker and responsible for the international conference “TRADE COMPLIANCE - The Brazilian Program of the OEA”, held by ICI-BR, in São Paulo, SP, on May 19, 2015