Tércio Sampaio Ferraz Junior


University of São Paulo, PhD in Law (1970)
Johannes Gutemberg University of Mainz,
Germany, PhD in Philosophy (1968)
University of São Paulo, LL.B (1964)
University of São Paulo, BA in Philosophy (1964)

Practice Areas
Economic Law and Antitrust
Administrative Law and Regulatory
Compliance and Anticorruption
Constitutional Law
Tax Law

Portuguese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Professional Experience
Full Professor of Law at the University of São Paulo (retired)
Professor of Law at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
Widely recognized legal expert and author of legal opinions in matters of Constutional Law, Administrative Law, Tax Law, Economic Law and Antitrust Law
Arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations (ICC and Mercosur)

Main Publications

  • Introduction to the study of Law (original in Portuguese). 9. ed. São Paulo: Atlas, 2016. v. 1. 334p.
  • Theory of the legal norm (original in Portuguese) 5. ed. São Paulo: Editora Atlas, 2016. v. 1. 162p.
  • Regulatory and Antitrust Law in the Judiciary (original in Portuguese). 1. ed. São Paulo: Editora Singular, 2014. 289p.
  • The Science of Law (original in Portuguese). 3. ed. São Paulo: Editora Atlas, 2014. v. 1. 142p.
  • Law, Rhetoric and Communication (in Portuguese). 3. ed. São Paulo: Editora Atlas, 2014. v. 1. 249p.
  • Introduction to the study of Law (in Spanish). 6ª. ed. Madrid: Marcial Pons Ediciones Jurídicas y Sociales, S.A., 2009. v. 01. 349p.
  • Economic Power (original in Portuguese). São Paulo: Editora Manole, 2008. v. 01.
  • Constitutional Law (original in Portuguese). 1. ed. Barueri: Editora Manole Ltda., 2007. v. 1. 587p.
  • The regulatory competence of ANATEL, the must carry regime and the interpretation of the SeAC regulation (original in Portuguese). Revista de Direito das Comunicações, v. 8, p. 105-139, 2014.
  • Antitrust law and private enforcement in the Brazilian legislation (original in Portuguese). Revista de Defesa da Concorrência, v. 02, p. 11-31, 2013.
  • Suspicion and Impediment in Arbitration (original in Portuguese). Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, v. 28, p. 65-82, 2011.
  • On sense and sensibility in legal interpretation. Rechtstheorie, v. 42, p. 139-144, 2011