Lefosse Advogados

Banking & Finance

Band 3BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Dynamic department recognised for representing both borrowers and lenders in the negotiation of cross-border syndicated credit facilities. Comprehensive expertise spans debt restructuring mandates, pre-export finance transactions and sector-related regulatory advice such as the licensing process before the Central Bank of Brazil. Regularly retained by domestic and foreign financial institutions to act on guarantee agreement negotiations.


Clients highlight the team's timely service, and one particular source says:"The firm enjoys a considerable reputation in the market as they have earned the banks' trust."

Work highlights

Provided regulatory advice to Bank of America following Berkshire Hathaway's acquisition of a substantial interest in the company.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Renata Cardoso is the main contact for clients.

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Our banking and finance law practice is recognized for technical precision, experience and knowledge of the market, as well as for the highest level of quality, sophistication and rigor in seeking the best solutions, both in domestic and multijurisdictional transactions.

We have an unmatched organization with unique processes and an efficient structure. Our team executes cross-border and domestic banking transactions, national and international capital markets transactions, structured transactions and restructuring.

We work in long-term partnerships with our clients, which affords us a better understanding of their business, and allows us to offer tailor-made, elegant and simple solutions to complex problems.

Our products:

  • Bilateral and syndicated loans and financings;​
  • Structured financings;
  • Derivative transactions;
  • Restructuring and insolvency;
  • Export financing and trade finance in general;
  • Project finance and financing for public infrastructure;
  • Real estate financing;
  • Asset securitization;
  • Administrative banking litigation;
  • Exchange rate and capital markets regulation;
  • Constitution and functioning of entities.


Cardoso, Renata

Prado, Ricardo

Zarour, Roberto

Banking & Finance Department

Lefosse Advogados

Department location

Rua Tabapuã, 1227 – 14º andar

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo


SP 01451-011

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