Leonardo Adriano Ribeiro Dias has been a lawyer in São Paulo since 2008 and has extensive experience in providing legal business counsel and in civil litigation. He holds an LLM in corporate law (2012) and a PhD in corporate law (2016), both from the University of São Paulo; he also holds a law degree (LLB, 2007) from the same university. He is an associate and CFO of the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Reorganisation (IBR) and an associate of INSOL International and TMA Brazil. He is an assistant professor of commercial law at the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo, where he teaches courses concerning corporate bankruptcy. He is also a guest professor on postgraduate courses, a lecturer at business law conferences and author of the book Financing in Judicial Recovery and Liquidation.