Leal Pereira

Senior Manager

Luis Leal Pereira is a Senior Manager in the Forensic Investigations, Corporate Intelligence & Litigation Support practice of Arendt Regulatory & Consulting.

Luis has over 18 years of experience in providing regulatory and investigation support services through forensic technology to a range of clients in various geographies and industries. He focuses on advising clients on digital forensics and eDiscovery, and other matters involving the forensic handling of devices and data for analysis and review for the purposes of investigation, litigation, arbitration, or regulatory response.

Prior to joining Arendt, Luis held similar positions in consulting firms where he supported law firms, public institutions and corporations in Europe, South America, North America, and Asia. During this time, he expanded his experience by participating in some of the most high-profile and sensitive cases of the past two decades, managing and coordinating data collection and data processing teams from different backgrounds and geographies, as well as managing document reviews with internal and external teams and reporting to in-house and external counsel.

Luis specialises in supporting complex financial advisory investigations in areas such as fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, anti-trust and IP theft. He handles all aspects of the EDRM data management cycle, from data identification and scoping to the reporting and production of documents, ensuring the application of defensible data management protocols throughout the entire process.

With a strong technical background and experience in using tools such as Relativity, Nuix, Brainspace, Cellebrite and EnCase, Luis focuses on employing the best tools and techniques and on collaborating with subject matter experts, so as to accelerate findings and maximise time and resource efficiency on every case.

He holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification from ACFE.

Luis has a Master’s in Computer Science Engineering from NOVA University in Lisbon (Portugal).

Languages: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish.