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Miranda has more than twenty years of experience in the defense of Brazilian and international clients’ interests in complex national and transnational investigations.

Her practice encompasses the areas of consulting and litigations. She assesses criminal risks and conducts criminal and anticorruption due diligences in corporate transactions, further defending Business Criminal Law cases related to environmental, financial, tax, antitrust, labor, consumer, capital markets, and other issues, including claimed violations to anticorruption laws and to related criminal laws.

She further has recognized experience in the provision of internal investigations of claimed compliance violations for corporate clients, advising them on possible improvements to compliance programs and trainings.

Miranda’s integrated practice has joined our multidisciplinary crisis management team, which includes partners within the fields of Environment, Antitrust, Compliance, Litigations, Finances, and Labor and Tax.


  • Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro)
  • Representative of the International Bar Association (IBA) Criminal Law Commission for South America (2015-2017)
  • Member of the Brazilian Institute for Criminal Sciences (IBCCRIM)

Recent acknowledgments

  • Recommended by The Legal 500, 2021 edition, in Compliance and White-collar crime and investigations.
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250 in 2020 and 2021 in Anti-Corruption Investigations and Compliance.
  • Recognized by Who's Who Legal, Thought Leaders Brazil 2021 edition, in the Business Crime Defence and Investigations Firm area.
  • Recognized by Chambers Brazil: Contentious, edition 2021, in the areas of Compliance and Dispute Resolution: White-collar crime.
  • Recognized by the publication Análise Advocacia Mulher as one of the most admired lawyers in Compliance and Criminal Law and in the Banking, Electrical and Electronic Products, Electric Energy, and Transportation and Logistics sectors.
  • Recognized by Leaders League, 2020 and 2021 editions, in the areas of Corporate Criminal Law and Compliance.
  • Ranked by Chambers Global within the field of Compliance – 2020 and 2021
  • Ranked by Chambers Latin America – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • Ranked by Análise Advocacia, 2020 edition, as one of the most admired lawyers in São Paulo and in the areas of Criminal, Compliance, Transportation and Logistics, and Banking.
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer National, 2020 edition, in Anti-corruption investigations and compliance.
  • Recognized by Who's Who Legal, 2020 edition, in Business Crime Defense and Investigations.
  • Ranked by Chambers Latin America within the field of Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime – 2016, 2017, and 2018
  • Recommended by Legal 500 within the field of Compliance, 2018
  • Classified by Global Investigation Review / Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer within the field of Corporate Investigation – 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Classified by Who’s Who Legal as a leading lawyer in Business Crime Defense – 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017
  • Ranked by Global Investigation Review “40 under 40” – The world’s leading young investigation lawyers under the age of 40 – 2014


  • Instituto Brasileiro de Ciências Sociais (Brazil) – Specialization Course in Law and the Internet, 2011
  • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) – Certification in Compliance & Ethics Professional International (CCEP-I), 2010
  • Business School São Paulo (Brazil) – Specialization Course in Business Management, 2007
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil) – Specialization Course in Criminal Law and Economic Criminal Procedural Law, 2005/2006
  • Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal) and Brazilian Institute for Criminal Sciences (Brazil) – Graduate Degree in Economic and European Criminal Law, 2000
  • Universidade de São Paulo – USP (Brazil) – Bachelor of Laws, 1999

Other qualifications

  • Author of the Brazil chapter in “The investigations Review of the Americas”, published by Global Investigation Review, 2018 and 2019
  • Co-author of “Anti-Corruption Compliance in Brazil”, published in Law Business Research Ltd., 2016
  • Co-author of “The Asset Tracing and recovery Review – Brazil Chapter”, published in Law Business Research Ltd., 2013