Carlos Eduardo Azevedo is an insurance and reinsurance partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, focusing primarily on corporate matters. He has been a member of the firm since 2001 and has participated in some of the most important insurance-related transactions in Brazil. Carlos coordinates the firm’s insurtech acceleration programme and is deeply immersed in the start-up environment. Carlos has an extensive transactional background and, throughout his years at the firm, has assisted local and foreign clients in different industries. He graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo in 2003 and holds an LLM degree from the University of Chicago, United States (2012). As part of his international professional experience, Carlos was a foreign associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York in the United States in 2013. He has consistently been named a leading lawyer by Chambers Brazil, Chambers Global, Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500, Leaders League and Análise Advocacia.