Admitted to the Paris and Brasília Bars (respectively in 2006 and 2015), partner Anna Claudia Coelho Dias specialises in international trade law and in European competition law. She has in-depth experience of trade defence instruments (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard procedures) and WTO law.
Anna also advises companies and governments on regulatory issues arising from globalisation, including market access, regulatory barriers, discriminatory practices, export control, free-trade agreements, etc. As regards trade defence, Anna represents sectors of the European industry when they face unfair international competition and wish to file a complaint with the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission. She also represents European and non-European clients who are targeted by trade defence investigations initiated by competitors before third-country authorities such as the United States, China, Brazil, Morocco, India, Russia, Jordan or Turkey.
Anna also acts in disputes brought before the EU Court of Justice and the WTO by major players in several industrial sectors (energy, steel, paper, food processing, etc.).
Anna holds a Master’s degree in International Business Law from Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2011), an LL.M. from Columbia University (2010), and a law degree from Uniceub Brasília University (2006).
« Gide Loyrette Nouel's Olivier Prost heads a practice with notable strength in trade matters, sanctions issues, anti-dumping investigations and customs work, among other areas. Prost acted for the European Biodiesel Board in an anti-dumping investigation against biodiesel imports from Argentina. Other clients include Arkema, Eurofer and ArcelorMittal. Senior counsel John Lonergan and counsel Anna Claudia Coelho Dias are also noted. Pierre-Jacques Larrieu , who previously served as the head of unit at the European Commission's DG Taxation & Customs Union, is a recent hire. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2019