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Corporate Consultation and Litigation: Lio brings extensive experience in providing comprehensive legal guidance and representation to corporations. He excels in advising clients on corporate matters, including compliance, governance, and contractual disputes, and he represents them in litigation and arbitration proceedings.

Litigation and Arbitration in Corporate Law, Real Estate, and Complex Contracts: Lio specializes in handling complex litigation and arbitration cases involving corporate law, real estate transactions, and highly intricate contracts. His in-depth understanding of these areas allows him to effectively navigate legal disputes and seek favorable outcomes for his clients.

Strategic and Multifaceted Corporate Operations: With a strategic mindset and a deep understanding of corporate dynamics, Lio assists clients in conducting intricate corporate operations. He provides guidance on matters such as mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, and joint ventures, ensuring that his clients' business objectives are achieved efficiently and effectively.

Mergers and Acquisitions: Lio has played a pivotal role in significant mergers and acquisitions, demonstrating his expertise in navigating complex transactions. Notably, he contributed to one of the main mergers and acquisitions in Santa Catarina in 2020, involving the sale of a prestigious university in southern Brazil. His involvement showcases his proficiency in managing intricate negotiations and ensuring successful outcomes for clients.

Real Estate and Construction Business: Lio leverages his extensive knowledge of these industries to provide specialized advice and assistance to clients involved in real estate development, construction projects, property transactions, and related legal matters.


Lio has vast experience in corporate consultation and litigation, with a focus on litigation and arbitration involving corporate law, real estate business and highly complex contracts. He also has broad experience in conducting strategic and multifaceted corporate operations. He assisted one of the main mergers and acquisitions in Santa Catarina in 2020, involving the sale of one of the most important universities in southern Brazil. He is also one of the coordinators of the practice of real estate and construction business and a member of the staff active in innovation and technology (Optima MH). His dynamic style offers great agility to the internal routines of the firm and he is highly regarded by clients, which are distinguishing marks of his work at Mosimann-Horn. Lio is an experienced guitar player and an excellent musician in his free time.


Large Companies: Lio provides comprehensive legal services to established corporations, offering sophisticated advice and guidance across various legal areas to support their operations and growth. His expertise and knowledge help corporations navigate complex legal matters effectively. Lio's focus areas include corporate consultation, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic corporate operations.

Middle-Market and Emerging Companies: Lio understands the unique challenges faced by middle-market and emerging companies. He is dedicated to helping these businesses navigate legal complexities and achieve their strategic objectives by providing customized legal solutions and strategic guidance. Lio's expertise spans corporate consultation, litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, and regulatory compliance.

Family Businesses: Lio specializes in assisting family-owned enterprises, offering tailored legal solutions that address their unique needs and help them plan for the future. He provides guidance on matters related to succession planning, governance, and legal compliance to ensure the smooth transition and long-term success of family businesses. Lio's areas of focus include corporate law, family governance structures, and wealth preservation.

Real Estate Developers and Construction Companies: Lio provides legal support and advice to real estate developers and construction companies. He assists clients in navigating the legal complexities of real estate development projects, construction contracts, regulatory compliance, and property transactions. Lio's expertise in this sector encompasses real estate law, construction law, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution.

Buyers and Sellers in Mergers and Acquisitions: Lio offers his expertise to buyers and sellers involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. He guides clients through the legal aspects of M&A deals, including due diligence, transaction structuring, contract negotiation, and regulatory compliance. Lio's focus areas within M&A include corporate law, contract law, and transactional advisory.

Organizations in the Innovation and Technology Sector: Lio provides legal support to organizations operating in the innovation and technology sector. He assists clients with legal matters related to technology licensing, regulatory compliance, and contract negotiation.


New York University - NYU

Master in International Business, Litigation and Arbitration

2016 - 2017

Fundação Getúlio Vargas - GVLaw

Specialist in Contracts

2015 - 2016

Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Bachelor of Law

1999 - 2004

Languages Spoken

English, Portuguese (native).

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