Yoshikawa is specialist in Financial Law, Tax Law, and Foreign Trade. Her practice encompasses providing legal assistance in structuring integrated projects and negotiating contracts related to financing and operating infrastructure projects. She has previous experience in the provision of legal assistance to Brazilian and international clients of a range of areas of knowledge, such as mining, sanitation, transport and logistics, agribusiness, food and beverage, and automotive.


Brazilian Bar Association
Portuguese Bar Association (inactive inscription)
Brazilian Institute of Energy Law Studies ‐ IBDE (Coordinator of the Mining Group, 2012‐2016)
International Bar Association ‐ IBA
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung – KAS (Alumni) Deutschen Auslandshandelskammern – AHK
Brazil-Germany Legal Studies Society – SEJUBRA (vice‐president, 2015 - 2016).

Recent acknowledgments

She was ranked by Chambers & Partners – Global Edition ‐ 2012 to 2017 in the Projects areas - Foreign Experts and Energy & Natural Resources: Mining. She engaged activities in the greenfield project of Largo, elected as the Latin-American transaction of 2013 in the mining area by the Project Finance Magazine, of Euromoney. She engaged activities in the transaction of shares issue of Vale S.A. at the Hong Kong stock exchange, winner of the “2011 IFLR Equity Deal of the Year” prize.
Ranked by Chambers Global, 2018 edition, in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Foreign experts for Germany).


FGV‐ Escola de Direito de São Paulo of Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil (Advanced program in InCompany Corporate Law by GV Law, 2007)
ILF – Institute for Law and Finance of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany (Master Legum ‐ LL.M. Finance, 2005)
Law School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica of São Paulo, SP, Brazil (Postgraduate in Tax Law, 2003) Aduaneiras, SP, Brazil (Specialization course in Foreign Trade, 2002)
FMU – Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas, SP, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2000).

Other qualifications

Co-author of the book Gesellschaftsrecht des Auslands, published in Germany in August 2013.

Office experience abroad

Morgan Lewis LLP, Germany (2008).
Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Germany (2005/06) Allen & Overy LLP, Germany (2005).

Recent publications

Liliam F. Yoshikawa, Roberta Danelon Leonhardt, Carolina Castelo Branco, and Camila de Carli...[+]
Upon the declaration of the covid-19 pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), we are...[+]
In a new chapter of the regulatory modernization of the mining sector in Brazil, the government...[+]
After lengthy discussions, at the end of November the Federal Senate approved two presidential...[+]
On July 25, Brazil’s federal government sent to the National Congress three provisional presidential...[+]
Daniela Stump, Liliam Yoshikawa, and Daniel Guariento    The Public Prosecutor of...[+]
Daniela Stump, Liliam Yoshikawa, and Daniel Guariento    The Public Prosecutor of...[+]