Francisco Ribeiro Todorov

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Antitrust & Competition, International Trade

“Prominent antitrust practitioner Todorov has brought his notable experience and raised the firm’s profile in recent years. He leads the team, adding superb power to its experience and proven track record on high-profile cases.”
Latin Lawyer, 2023

Visión general

Francisco Ribeiro Todorov is a partner in Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown in Brasília's office and the head of the firm’s Brazil Antitrust group.

He focuses on several areas of competition law, including merger control filings, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, negotiations of leniency agreements and termination of practice, antitrust litigation regarding CADE decisions and general consulting in the area.

He is recognized by directories and publications such as Chambers and Partners, GCR, Who's Who Legal, Análise Advocacia 500, Latin Lawyer 250, LACCA Approved and Legal 500 as one of the leaders in Antitrust in Brazil. He is also a pro bono professor of Competition Law at Universidade de Brasília Law School.


  • Advised clients from different industries before the competition and other government authorities, including the pharmaceutical, consumer goods, food, packaging, infrastructure, oil and gas, energy and telecommunications industries.


  • Recognized by Chambers & Partners Brazil as Band 2 in Competition/Antitrust, 2022-2023
  • Recognized by Leaders League Brazil 2023 as Excellent in Competition/Antitrust (Merger Control)
  • Recognized by Leaders League Brazil as Excellent in Competition/Antitrust (Antitrust Investigations), 2022-2023
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250 2023 in Competition/Antitrust
  • "Francisco Todorov – His personalized service and business knowledge makes our work much easier and gives us a very important productivity gain. He is a antitrust lawyer who provides fresh strategic information.” – The Legal 500, 2023
  • Recognized by WWL National 2022 as Recommended in Competition
  • Recognized by WWL Global 2022 as Recommended in Competition
  • "He is the mastermind of the team, very knowledgeable and renowned in the antitrust market”. Another client observes: "He is very experienced; we feel very safe with his guidance. He is always very available and accessible." – Chambers Brazil, 2022


  • Brazil


  • English
  • Portuguese

Participación Profesional y Comunitaria

  • American Bar Association
  • IBRAC (Brazilian Institute of Studies on Competition, Consumer Affairs and International Trade)
  • Voluntary Professor of Competition Law, Law School from Universidade de Brasília