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Global Brazil Corporate/M&A

The Global-wide Corporate/M&A  Chambers research covers the elements of law related to various types of corporate and M&A transactions, with particular interest in firms’ ability to advise clients in multi-jurisdictional mandates.  Firms who feature in this table excel in cross-border deals including company acquisitions, dispositions and related financing arrangements, capitalisations, entity selection and formation, operating and partnership agreements, securities and governance matters. Also covers those transactions designed to help restructuring within companies and their subsidiaries by change of ownership. This section also recognises the expertise required to assist clients with large scale private equity buyouts. 

Rankings overview for Lawyers

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Senior Statespeople
  1. José Luis Freire
    José Luis Freire TozziniFreire Advogados22 Years Ranked
  2. José Orlando Lobo
  3. Nelson Eizirik
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Band 5
  1. Cristina de Freitas Bueno
    Cristina de Freitas Bueno Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados1 Years Ranked
  2. Danilo Mininel
    Danilo Mininel Madrona Advogados5 Years Ranked
  3. Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado
    Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado Mattos Filho1 Years Ranked
  4. Paula Vieira
    Paula Vieira Mattos Filho5 Years Ranked
  5. Cláudio Guerreiro
  6. Fabiano Gallo
  7. Francisco Costa e Silva
  8. Henrique de Faria Martins
  9. Luciano Fialho
  10. Luis Gustavo Haddad
  11. Luiz Fernando Amaral Halembeck
  12. Milana Antoniolli Martins
  13. Miriam Machado
  14. Natalie Sequerra
  15. Pedro Avvad
  16. Pedro Chueiri
  17. Sérgio Machado

All Lawyers profiles

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Senior Statespeople
  1. José Luis Freire
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    José Luis Freire
    TozziniFreire Advogados
    TozziniFreire Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople | 22 Years Ranked
    José Luis Freire has a stellar reputation for his impressive track record and contribution to the area. He has extensive experience working on high-profile transactions and sophisticated corporate mandates. A market commentator says: "He was extremely important for the Brazilian M&A practice area, he is indeed brilliant," while another observer adds: "He is a spectacular professional."
  2. José Orlando Lobo
    Lobo de Rizzo Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople
  3. Nelson Eizirik
    Eizirik Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople
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Eminent Practitioners
  1. Alexandre Bertoldi
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    Alexandre Bertoldi
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Eminent Practitioners | 22 Years Ranked
    Eminent practitioner Alexandre Bertoldi is highly acclaimed by market commentators for his outstanding practice as well as his managing role at the firm. He continues to be involved in strategic decisions in some of the most high-profile transactions handled by the firm. An interviewee says: "Bertoldi is fantastic, he is smart and understands business," and adds: "He led a turnaround in the firm which put them as the main law firm in Brazil." Another source notes: "He is extremely capable in the M&A area, he is a remarkable lawyer."
  2. Ricardo Camargo Veirano
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    Ricardo Camargo Veirano
    Veirano Advogados
    Veirano Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Eminent Practitioners | 22 Years Ranked
    Ricardo Camargo Veirano remains a prestigious managing partner recognised for his longstanding experience in sophisticated acquisitions and divestitures, as well as strategic joint venture agreements involving Brazilian and international clients. An interviewee attests: "Ricardo Veirano is fantastic."
Star Individuals
  1. Paulo Cezar Aragão
    Paulo Cezar Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Star Individuals | 22 Years Ranked
    Paulo Cezar Aragão has built a formidable reputation as one of the country's leading corporate practitioners. He holds an outstanding track record in high-profile transactions and is widely known as a cerebral lawyer, who makes a difference at the negotiation table. A client says: "Paulo is an expert with great knowledge of corporate law. He is very available and a great professional." Another source adds: "He really stands out, he is brilliant."
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Band 1
  1. Carlos Alberto Moreira Lima Jr
    1
    Carlos Alberto Moreira Lima Jr
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Carlos Alberto Moreira Lima Jr is a distinguished partner with a longstanding experience in complex M&A transactions. He represents an impressive client roster, including high-profile companies from the insurance and car rental industries. His practice includes high-value deals involving public listed companies and strategic joint ventures. A client says: "Carlos is very skilled," and adds: "Above all, he is extremely experienced in negotiations." Another source notes: "He is a first-rate practitioner."
  2. Fernando Alves Meira
    1
    Fernando Alves Meira
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years Ranked
    Fernando Alves Meira is widely admired by clients and peers alike. A client says: "He is the best M&A lawyer I have worked with. In addition to his technical knowledge, he has creativity, negotiation and mediating skills to close a deal like few others." Meira holds an impressive track record leading sophisticated cross-border transactions, including recent high-end deals involving foreign investment in key sectors in the country. Another client states: "He has a very hands-on approach, he identifies the risks while bringing solutions."
  3. Francisco Müssnich
    1
    Francisco Müssnich
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 22 Years Ranked
    Francisco Müssnich enjoys widespread praise from market sources. A client says he has "very good negotiation skills, with a great knowledge and vast experience," adding that "he inspires absolute confidence at the negotiation table." Müssnich is well equipped to assist clients with strategic corporate negotiations and conflicts. His track record of landmark M&A transactions is enviable. Another interviewee says: "His work is brilliant."
  4. João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro
    1
    João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 22 Years Ranked
    Referred to by an interviewee as a "fantastic" partner, João Ricardo de Azevedo Ribeiro continues to be regarded by market commentators as a prominent figure in the area given his longstanding experience handling high-end deals. Ribeiro is frequently called upon by high-profile clients to assist with sophisticated corporate reorganisations and complex M&A transactions. A source says: "He is an excellent lawyer."
  5. Luiz Antonio de Sampaio Campos
    1
    Luiz Antonio de Sampaio Campos
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Luiz Antonio Campos draws on years of experience, including as a former director of CVM (the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission), to advise high-profile clients on sophisticated corporate matters and transactions involving publicly listed companies. A client says: "He is excellent, extremely experienced and works in true partnership with our company." Another interviewee adds: "He is a fantastic lawyer."
  6. Maria Cristina Cescon
    1
    Maria Cristina Cescon
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 22 Years Ranked
    Described by a source as "skilful and creative," Maria Cristina Cescon receives widespread recognition for her handling of sophisticated M&A transactions. She holds an impressive track record in big-ticket deals involving both private and publicly held companies. A client says: "Maria Cristina is spectacular, her work is perfect," adding that "she knows the market beyond the legal aspects," and concludes: "She is very firm, dynamic and has very quick thinking." Another client notes: "She has incredible negotiation skills and is very business-oriented."
  7. Moacir Zilbovicius
    1
    Moacir Zilbovicius
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 22 Years Ranked
    Distinguished partner Moacir Zilbovicius offers clients a wealth of experience across a range of matters, including high-value cross-border acquisitions and complex corporate restructuring. A client says: "Moacir is excellent, very experienced and creative," adding: "He spots the problem and how to solve it," and concludes: "He works very well with the client." Another source notes: "He is very skilful and negotiates with ease."
  8. Carlos Barbosa Mello
    Lefosse Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1
  9. Marcelo Trindade
    Trindade - Sociedade de Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Alberto de Orleans e Bragança
    2
    Alberto de Orleans e Bragança
    Veirano Advogados
    Veirano Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Alberto de Orleans e Bragança is an experienced practitioner noted by a source for his "sophisticated practice." He is active advising key clients from the telecommunications, energy and technology sectors in complex M&A transactions. A client says: "Alberto has a very hands-on approach and is highly involved in the transaction on the front line of the negotiations," and adds: "He is very experienced and deals with complex issues, we have a lot of confidence in him."
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    Aloysio Meirelles de Miranda Filho
    Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados
    Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 22 Years Ranked
    Head of department Aloysio Meirelles de Miranda Filho offers a longstanding track record representing clients in an array of corporate mandates. He continues to receive plaudits from market commentators for his experience in the corporate arena. Aloysio has capabilities to act on complex M&A, acquisition of controlling shares and conducting due diligence. He is skilled in representing clients from the technology, energy and natural resources industries.
  3. Carlos José Rolim de Mello
    2
    Carlos José Rolim de Mello
    Mello Torres
    Mello Torres | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 17 Years Ranked
    Co-name partner Carlos José Rolim de Mello is valued by an interviewee saying: “He is very helpful and dedicated.” Another source reports: “Carlos understands the client’s needs and works closely with his clientele.” He is experienced assisting with corporate investments and is often retained to act on M&A operations. Market observers highlight his pre-eminence in the field, stating that “Mello has an expressive presence in corporate mandates.”
  4. José Diaz
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    José Diaz
    Demarest Advogados
    Demarest Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    José Diaz is widely respected by market commentators. He has a solid track record advising significant private and publicly held multinational companies on complex and cross-border M&A transactions. A client says: "José Diaz is a savvy corporate lawyer." Another client notes: "He does excellent work and has a very hands-on approach," and adds: "He understands the client and is very quick and accessible, which is essential to us."
  5. Marcos Rafael Flesch
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    Marcos Rafael Flesch
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 15 Years Ranked
    Marcos Rafael Flesch has well-established experience representing high-profile companies and shareholders in large and cross-border deals. He is widely admired by the market, with one commentator stating: "He is an excellent and very skilful lawyer." A client says: "He is fantastic." Flesch is frequently mandated by key clients from the healthcare, financial services and manufacturing sectors.
  6. Mauro Cesar Leschziner
    2
    Mauro Cesar Leschziner
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Mauro Cesar Leschziner is a respected practitioner active representing major Brazilian companies in high-end M&A transactions. A client highlights his "technical and legal skills," saying: "He is also extremely commercial and an excellent negotiator, focused on making the deal happen," and adds: "We trust his judgement call a lot, confidence which was built throughout years of experience with him for the high quality of his work."
  7. Mauro Guizeline
    2
    Mauro Guizeline
    Guizeline Teixeira Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Mauro Guizeline remains active advising key clients on strategic transactions. He holds an extensive track record in complex M&A transactions and corporate law-related mandates. A client states: "He is great at the negotiation table, very experienced, with in-depth technical knowledge," going on to add: "We can trust him to lead a shareholders' meeting in a situation of crisis or come up with a sophisticated deal structure when the negotiation is in a deadlock."
  8. Monique Mavignier
    2
    Monique Mavignier
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Monique Mavignier is well regarded by the market for her experience in complex deals involving both public and private companies. A client says: "Monique has a very practical and direct approach," and adds: "She is dynamic, very available and comes up with measures that facilitate and also protect the deal." Another client notes: "She is good at thinking of very broad aspects of an issue and finding innovative solutions."
  9. Pedro Whitaker de Souza Dias
    2
    Pedro Whitaker de Souza Dias
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Pedro Whitaker de Souza Dias is well regarded by the market for his adept handling of complex transactions. He is frequently mandated by key clients from the healthcare and technology sectors to handle big-ticket M&A transactions. A client says: "Pedro is extremely experienced," adding that he is "outstanding in terms of technical knowledge and meeting the client's needs." Another interviewee states: "He is dedicated, finds solutions and gets the deals done."
  10. Ricardo Madrona
    2
    Ricardo Madrona
    Madrona Advogados
    Madrona Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    According to a client Ricardo Madrona is “an excellent practitioner and is extremely technical.” Another one says: “I was very impressed with his performance.” Madrona possesses capabilities to advise on transactional mandates including the acquisition of controlling stakes and capital shares. An interviewee describes him as “a great lawyer, and his experience adds a lot of value.”
  11. Andre Mestriner Stocche
    Stocche Forbes Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  12. Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra
    Lobo de Rizzo Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  13. Valdo Cestari de Rizzo
    Lobo de Rizzo Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Adriana Pallis
    3
    Adriana Pallis
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Described by a source as "seasoned with a lot of experience," Adriana Pallis is well regarded for her expertise advising on high-value transactions. A client says: "She is a great professional, very available and open to think about alternative solutions," adding: "She is patient to deal with complexities and has very strong technical skills," and concludes: "She knows the matter and the client very well, which gives the client confidence to move forward with the deal."
  2. Amir Bocayuva Cunha
    3
    Amir Bocayuva Cunha
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Amir Bocayuva frequently assists important buyers and sellers, especially from the financial services and education sectors, with M&A transactions involving both private and public companies, as well as corporate conflicts. A client says: "He does very good work and gets involved in the most important moments of the negotiations." Another client states: "Amir is very technical and competent."
  3. Arthur Bardawil Penteado
    3
    Arthur Bardawil Penteado
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Arthur Bardawil Penteado has a solid transactional practice and is singled out by a client for his work in a highly complex transaction and for being "very technical and always available." Another client notes: "His work is extremely well performed, with excellence," and adds: "He is very experienced in corporate matters." Penteado advises key clients from the oil and gas, education and retail sectors on high-value M&A transactions.
  4. Paulo Coelho da Rocha
    3
    Paulo Coelho da Rocha
    Demarest Advogados
    Demarest Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 13 Years Ranked
    Paulo Coelho da Rocha is a strong practitioner with experience in high-end transactions and cross-border mandates. He represents private and publicly held companies from the construction, financial services and aluminium sectors, as well as private equity firms. His practice includes strategic carve-outs and acquisitions of stakes and businesses.
  5. Robson Goulart Barreto
    3
    Robson Goulart Barreto
    Veirano Advogados
    Veirano Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 20 Years Ranked
    Robson Goulart Barreto enjoys a solid reputation in the market for his extensive track record in complex transactions, particularly noted for his expertise in significant deals involving the telecommunications sector. An interviewee notes: "Robson has been active in the market for years, he is excellent."
  6. Rodolpho Protasio
    3
    Rodolpho Protasio
    Mundie Advogados
    Mundie Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 16 Years Ranked
    Partner Rodolpho Protasio is appreciated by a client underlining that “he has an immediate understanding of the business.” Another one says: “Rodolpho stands out as a natural leader in carrying out the work, keeping the counterparties and other advisers fully engaged in the operation,” adding that “he negotiates solutions to close the deal.” He is experienced acting on M&A, joint ventures and contractual mandates.
  7. Rodrigo Figueiredo Nascimento
    3
    Rodrigo Figueiredo Nascimento
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Rodrigo Figueiredo Nascimento has solid experience representing private equity firms and companies from the pulp and paper and energy sectors in an array of complex mandates, including major acquisitions and sale of shares. A client says: "He is very good, extremely diligent, very intelligent, helps a lot in the negotiations and points to the right way to go."
  8. Rodrigo Vella
    3
    Rodrigo Vella
    Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados
    Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados | Head of Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 8 Years Ranked
    Rodrigo Vella is widely respected by market sources. A client who describes him as an "excellent practitioner" says his knowledge of finance is a particular strength. He handles a range of complex deals and also maintains a noteworthy international profile.
  9. Thiago Sandim
    3
    Thiago Sandim
    Demarest Advogados
    Demarest Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Thiago Sandim has significant expertise in high-value and cross-border transactions involving complex structures. A client says: "Thiago finds the solution and does not stay on the fence," adding: "He goes beyond just the legal advice, giving us information on the market and business intelligence too," and concludes: "He is available 24/7 and always goes the extra mile." Another client notes: "He is very experienced, has a hands-on approach, works closely with the client and is solution and business-oriented."
  10. Eduardo Alfred Taleb Boulos
    Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  11. Flavio Meyer
    Stocche Forbes Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  12. Francisco José Pinheiro Guimarães
    Pinheiro Guimarães | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  13. Julian Fonseca Peña Chediak
    Chediak Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  14. Marcelo Lamy Rego
    Pinheiro Guimarães | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Anna Tavares de Mello
    4
    Anna Tavares de Mello
    Trench Rossi Watanabe
    Trench Rossi Watanabe | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 15 Years Ranked
    Established partner Anna Tavares de Mello is valued by a client who says that “her skills are of the highest level.” The same source adds: “She understands the big picture as well as the details involved in the case. Anna can provide a global perspective.” She is often retained by international clients to handle cross-border operations and corporate restructuring mandates.
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    Christian Roschmann
    Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
    Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 16 Years Ranked
    Christian Roschmann enjoys a solid reputation in the market. He is active advising on M&A transactions and complex corporate structuring, as well as strategic joint ventures and private equity transactions. He is frequently sought out by private and publicly held major German companies. He is qualified to practise law in Brazil and Germany.
  3. Frederico Buosi
    4
    Frederico Buosi
    Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados
    Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados | Head of Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Frederico Buosi “is an excellent practitioner, creative and pragmatic,” according to a client. He is often retained by players from the energy and natural resources sectors to act on corporate mandates. One interviewee describes him as "very smart, senior and friendly.”
  4. Guilherme Bueno Malouf
    4
    Guilherme Bueno Malouf
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    Guilherme Bueno Malouf enjoys a solid reputation in the market, with one interviewee saying: "Guilherme is excellent, very commercial, a true partner to make the deal happen, extremely available with a very good legal and market knowledge." A client adds: "His work was excellent, it was a complex negotiation and he had an important role being tough but also reasonable when needed, making the transaction work for both parties."
  5. Henry Sztutman
    4
    Henry Sztutman
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 11 Years Ranked
    Henry Sztutman is well regarded by the market especially for his recent involvement in highly complex M&A transactions. He is active representing publicly held companies in high-end mergers, including involving a cross-border corporate reorganisation. A market commentator says: "Henry is great, a fantastic lawyer who has been working on large transactions."
  6. José Luis Camargo Jr
    4
    José Luis Camargo Jr
    Madrona Advogados
    Madrona Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    José Luis Camargo Jr is often highlighted among market sources for his active presence acting on corporate mandates. A client says: “José Luis is very present during the negotiation and conduct of the case.” He is skilled to assist with an array of corporate matters mainly representing players from the technology and healthcare sector.
  7. Lior Pinsky
    4
    Lior Pinsky
    Veirano Advogados
    Veirano Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    Lior Pinsky is well versed to advise important clients, including international corporate groups and publicly held companies, on high-end transactions. An interviewee notes: "Lior is extremely knowledgeable and has a lot of experience in the matters on which we worked together," and adds: "At the same time, he shows great deal acumen and thinks very commercially, which tremendously benefits the client."
  8. Luciana Cossermelli Tornovsky
    4
    Luciana Cossermelli Tornovsky
    Demarest Advogados
    Demarest Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Luciana Cossermelli Tornovsky is singled out by a source for her experience in international M&A and is described by clients as an "excellent lawyer." She has experience advising private and publicly listed companies on strategic transactions. A client says: "Luciana is easy to work with, very client-focused and business-oriented," adding that "she thinks outside the box, is very proactive, negotiates in a very conciliatory way and makes the deals happen."
  9. Marcelo Sampaio Góes Ricupero
    4
    Marcelo Sampaio Góes Ricupero
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    Marcelo Sampaio Góes Ricupero is a strong practitioner with significant experience representing private and listed companies, especially from the energy sector, in high-value mergers and acquisitions, as well as complex corporate reorganisations. An interviewee says: "He stands out," adding that "he is a very good lawyer and good at handling difficult deals."
  10. Marcelo Viveiros de Moura
    4
    Marcelo Viveiros de Moura
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 14 Years Ranked
    Marcelo Viveiros de Moura draws upon over 30 years of experience to assist clients from the telecommunications and oil and gas sectors with significant M&A mandates. He handles complex transactions, including high-value joint acquisitions in the context of a judicial reorganisation. An interviewee says: "He stands out in the market."
  11. Miguel Tornovsky
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    Miguel Tornovsky
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 11 Years Ranked
    Miguel Tornovsky has well-established experience in complex M&A deals involving large corporate groups and private equity transactions. A client says: "He is highly organised, patient, and has experience dealing with counterparties that are hard to handle. He is tough when needed, but in a polite and constructive way." Another client notes: "He is a great M&A lawyer." Clients further benefit from his expertise in corporate disputes and corporate reorganisations.
  12. Adriano Chaves
    CGM Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  13. Carlos Motta
    Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  14. Fabiano Marques Milani
    Stocche Forbes Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  15. Gyedre Carneiro de Oliveira
    Carneiro de Oliveira Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  16. Karin Alvo
    KLA Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  17. Mauricio Negri Paschoal
    Souto Correa Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  18. Plinio Pinheiro Guimarães
    Pinheiro Guimarães | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  19. Sergio Bronstein
    Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 4
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Band 5
  1. Cristina de Freitas Bueno
    5
    Cristina de Freitas Bueno
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Cristina de Freitas Bueno joins the rankings this year after impressing clients, with one saying: "Cristina is available, intelligent, creative, thoughtful, and has an excellent knowledge of the market." She draws upon her experience as a former investment banker to provide clients with a broad perspective on deals. A client notes: "Her background proved to be very valuable in the deal; she has a good grasp of the commercial aspects of the transaction and understands the problems immediately."
  2. Danilo Mininel
    5
    Danilo Mininel
    Madrona Advogados
    Madrona Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5 | 5 Years Ranked
    Danilo Mininel continues to receive impressive feedback from clients in connection with his corporate expertise. One source says: “He has a tremendous strategic approach. He thinks in the long run.” Another client appreciates that “he presents the risks and makes a good balance with the relationship between clients and attorneys.”
  3. Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado
    5
    Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Maria Fernanda de Almeida Prado has gathered experience in a number of landmark deals. She comes highly recommended by market sources. A client describes her as "excellent" and "very knowledgeable," while another source says: "She is very competent."
  4. Paula Vieira
    5
    Paula Vieira
    Mattos Filho
    Mattos Filho | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5 | 5 Years Ranked
    Paula Vieira comes highly recommended by peers and clients. A client who describes her as "exceptional" says she is "extremely responsive, is ahead of issues and has impressive technical knowledge."
  5. Cláudio Guerreiro
    Vieira Rezende | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  6. Fabiano Gallo
    Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  7. Francisco Costa e Silva
    Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados Associados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  8. Henrique de Faria Martins
    Candido Martins Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  9. Luciano Fialho
    Fialho Salles – Fialho Canabrava Andrade Salles Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  10. Luis Gustavo Haddad
    Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  11. Luiz Fernando Amaral Halembeck
    Lobo de Rizzo Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  12. Milana Antoniolli Martins
    Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  13. Miriam Machado
    Felsberg Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  14. Natalie Sequerra
    Graça Couto, Sequerra, Levitinas, Bicudo, Leal & Abby Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  15. Pedro Avvad
    FreitasLeite | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  16. Pedro Chueiri
    Bronstein, Zilberberg, Chueiri & Potenza Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  17. Sérgio Machado
    Lefosse Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Band 5
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Up and Coming
  1. Darkson Delmondes Galvão
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    Darkson Delmondes Galvão
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming | 2 Years Ranked
    Darkson Delmondes Galvão is frequently mandated by important clients to assist with large M&A transactions involving complex corporate structures. A client says: "Darkson provided an excellent service."
  2. Elie J Sherique
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    Elie J Sherique
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice
    Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming | 1 Years Ranked
    Elie Sherique joins the rankings this year after impressing clients, with one saying: "He is a good strategist, has great knowledge and is very available." Another client says: "Elie was very objective when needed and led the transaction brilliantly," and adds: "He is knowledgeable, coherent and transparent." An interviewee concludes: "He does an excellent work, is extremely diligent and assertive."
  3. Joamir Muller Romiti Alves
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    Joamir Muller Romiti Alves
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming | 1 Years Ranked
    Joamir Muller Romiti Alves joins the ranking this year after impressing clients, with one of them highlighting that "he has great experience." Alves advises significant clients, including publicly held companies, on high-profile M&A transactions as well as corporate matters. Another client says: "I really liked the work he provided."
Associates to watch
  1. Ana Paula Reis
    Ana Paula Reis
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
    BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Associates to watch | 1 Years Ranked
    Ana Paula Reis is an associate to watch. "When the matter involves listed companies, she is the one I go to," a client says, highlighting her knowledge of the matter.
  2. João Gustavo Santiago
    Graça Couto, Sequerra, Levitinas, Bicudo, Leal & Abby Advogados | Corporate/M&A
    Global 2022 | Associates to watch