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Anna Dias

Anna Dias

Outstanding lawyer with whom it is a pleasure to work. In addition to her technical expertise, she is very friendly and responsive, always providing feedback within the requested deadlines, which are usually tight.
Chambers Global 2022

Anna Dias has over 15 years’ experience in representing companies and governments on complex trade remedies investigations (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, and safeguard procedures) and in providing in-depth WTO law-related assistance.

Anna also advises clients on a broad variety of other trade related regulatory issues, including those resulting from the ever-increasing EU legal instruments with a direct impact in the EU market. Next to this, Anna advises companies on market access issues, such as those relating to regulatory barriers, discriminatory practices, free-trade and investment agreements, and more.

Additionally, she specialises in EU economic sanctions against third countries, and I assist clients in advisory, compliance, transactional and contentious matters arising from the EU regimes of sanctions.

Anna has been a lawyer with DLA Piper as a partner since July 2023. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for over a decade in an international law firm, where she was also a partner. She also previously worked for the Brazilian mission before the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

Professional QualificationsAvocat admitted to the Paris BarAdvogada registered with Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (National Bar Association of Brazil)
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Université Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master Droit International des Affaires, 2011

  • Columbia University, LL.M., 2010

  • UniCEUB, Law Degree, 2006


  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Global Trade & Customs Journal – Wolters Kluwer

  • Member of ICC France Commission on Trade and Investment

  • Member of the Comité Stratégique Avocats of Lefebvre Dalloz

  • Member of the Steering Group of the Network Women in Trade Brussels



+32 250 015 50
(Work, Brussels)
+32 491 37 79 06
(Mobile, Brussels)