Lawyers

Partners

  • Júlio Cesar Barbosa

    Acts in corporate law, with extensive practice in M&A, capital markets and corporate transactions in general. Graduated in Law at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ in 1995. Mr. Barbosa has extension courses in Business Law and Business Negotiating at Berkeley University, California, USA (1997) and in Purposes in Law at Columbia University, New York, USA (1997). Mr. Barbosa is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.

    Ranked by Chambers & Partners Latin America 2014, 2015 and 2016 among the oustanding brazilian lawyers in the areas of M&A and corporate law.

     

    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7997 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    juliobarbosa@brgc.com.br

  • Pedro Henrique F. Raimundo

    Works in domestic and international transactions, including M&A’s, infrastructure projects (especially O&G and mining), corporate and contractual negotiations, banking operations and project finance. Mr. Raimundo graduated in Law at Universidade Candido Mendes and attained a Masters degree at IBMEC – Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais, Rio de Janeiro (2006) and also possesses a specialization in Corporate Law and Capital Markets at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, Rio de Janeiro (2007). Mr. Raimundo is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association and of the Brazilian Branch of the International Chamber of Commerce – ICC. Ranked, in 2011, by Chambers & Partners among the oustanding brazilian lawyers in the areas of M&A and corporate law.

    Recommended by Global Law Experts as the specialist in the International Transactions Law Department in Brazil.

    Ranked on 2015 and 2016 by LACCA (Latin American Corporate Counsel Association) in the areas of M&A and Corporate Law.

    Recommended by Legals Finest as the specialist in M&A in Brazil.


    Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7996 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    pedroraimundo@brgc.com.br

  • Renata De Paoli Gontijo

    Acts in the areas of tax law consulting and litigation, both administrative and judicial, including the analysis and elaboration of tax plannings, analysis of tax impacts in corporate transactions both domestically and internationally, rending her services to a wide plethora of corporate transactions, such as restructuring, M&A, financial transactions, etc. Mrs. Gontijo graduated in law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC‐Rio, in 1996. She was an associate at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Miami, in 2003 and has extension courses in International Aspects of U.S. Income Taxation, Corporate Taxation, Update on Mergers and Acquisitions and International Law & Economics Policy all ministered at Harvard Law School, Massachussets, in 2002. Mrs. Gontijo is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association, Associação Brasileira de Direito Financeiro – ABDF (Brazilian Finance Law Association) and of the International Fiscal Association – IFA.

    Ranked for two consecutive years by Chambers & Partners Latin America 2013, 2014 and 2015 among the oustanding brazilian lawyers in the area of tax law.

     

    Recognized by the 2014 Análise Advocacia 500 yearbook as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in the technology sector (1st place), energy (2nd place) and overall in the Rio de Janeiro State (2nd place). Renata de Paoli Gontijo was also listed in tax law (3rd place).

    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7995 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    renatagontijo@brgc.com.br

  • Rodrigo Câmara

    Has extensive practice in Capital Markets, including but not restricted to IPOs e and corporate operations, such as M&A’s and corporate reorganization in general. Mr. Câmara graduated in Law at Universidade Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, in 1999. Master in Corporate Law at Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – IBMEC, Rio de Janeiro, in 2003 and in International Economic Law at the University of Warwick, UK, England, in 2007. Also, Mr. Câmara possesses a specialization degree in Project Finance at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ in 2005. He is a former foreign associate at White & Case LLP in New York, USA, between 2007 and 2008. Mr. Câmara is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.

    Ranked by Chambers & Partners Latin America 2014 and 2015 among the oustanding brazilian lawyers in the areas of M&A and corporate law.

     

    Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7994 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    rodrigocamara@brgc.com.br

  • Fabio Wagner

    Has extensive practice in the areas of private wealth and tax consultancy. The private wealth relates to highly customized wealth preservation and estate planning for high-net worth individuals. Tax consultancy includes tax planning structures, analysis of tax aspects of corporate transactions both domestically and internationally, analyzing corporate restructures, M&As, financial transactions, among others. Fabio holds a law degree with Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP (2004), a post-graduation diploma in tax law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV-SP (2007), and a LL.M. degree with the University of Leiden (the Netherlands – 2012). Fabio worked for two a half years in the Caribbean with offshores structures and foreign investment funds. Fabio is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.

    Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.
    Tel.: + 55 11 4550-9183 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    fabiowagner@brgc.com.br

Consultant

  • Jorge Raimundo

    Mr. Jorge Raimundo joined Glaxo do Brasil S.A. 1987 as President.  In 1988, he was appointed Area Director of Glaxo Middle Latin America (Brazil, Caribbean, Colombia and Venezuela).  Later, he was appointed Area Director Glaxo South Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, Ecuador and Peru). In May 1995, he was appointed Area Director South Latin America for Glaxo Wellcome. On 1st October 1996, he was appointed Regional Director for Glaxo Wellcome Latin America. He was Chairman of Glaxo Wellcome in Argentina, Central America/Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela and President and Managing Director of Glaxo Wellcome S.A. in Brazil. Also in 1996 became member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Glaxo Wellcome plc. in UK. In January 1999, he was appointed member of the Management Committee. In 2000 he was appointed as member of the Commercial Operations Committee of Glaxo Welcome plc. inLondon. He retired from Glaxo SmithKline – GSK in January 2001.

    Before joining Glaxo, he had 32 years of experience in pharmaceutical marketing and management. He worked for 17 years for Pfizer in Brazil, USA and Venezuela. He also worked for Darrow and Beecham inBrazil.

    Mr. Raimundo graduated as a lawyer in 1966 by Faculdade Nacional de Direito da Universidade do Brasil. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association. He undertook several courses in marketing and management, including, in theUSA, the University of Miami and Columbia University in New York.

    Mr. Raimundo was member of Latin America Regional Committee of PhRMA (Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association) and Councillor of The British Chamber of Commerce inBrazil.

    He has published many papers about the pharmaceutical industry inBraziland abroad.

    In March 2001 was elected Member of Administration Board of Extracta Moléculas Naturais. In 2002 became President of Advisory Board of Interfarma (Association of Research of Pharma Industry). In 2003 became member of the Board of ABPI (Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property). In 2004 became member of the Foreing Affairs  Committee of FIRJAN (Industry Federation of Rio de Janeiro). In 2005 became Member of Advisory Board of Veirano & Advogados Associados. In 2008 became member of the Advisory Board of Instituto Saúde e Sustentabilidade. In 2010 became member of Advisory Board of ETCO (Instituto Brasileiro de Etica Concorrencial).

    He is member of the University of Rio de Janeiro’s Council of Minerva and is member of the IPPT – Innovation, Intellectual Property and Trade Committee, of IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufactures Association –Geneve, Switzerland).

    In 2000, he was elected Distinguished Member of the National Academy of Medicine of Brazil.

    In June 2001 he was awarded by the Queen of England with the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)

    In 2001 was awarded as Honorary Citizen of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

    In 2002 was awarded with Comenda Henrique Guilherme Fernando Halfeld.

    In 2009 received the “Colar Cândido Fontoura do Mérito Industrial Farmacêutico”, by Sindusfarma (Sindicato da Industria de Produtos Farmacêuticos no Estado de São Paulo).

    Currently, he is Vice President of Pharmaceutical Department in the CBMA (Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem).

    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7998 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    jorgeraimundo@brgc.com.br

Lawyers/Interns

  • Adriana Spagnol

    Acts in the tax consulting area, including tax planning, analysis and requirement of tax benefits, etc. Miss. Spagnol graduated in law at the Universidade Cândido Mendes, in 2007. She has post graduation on tax law at Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF, in 2008. Miss. Spagnol is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7879 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    adrianaspagnol@brgc.com.br

  • Alessandra Muniz de Resende Salgado

    Acts in corporate transactions and in the development and structuring of new projects, including M&A’s, corporate reorganizations in general, venture capital investments, contracts, corporate governance and capital markets. Mrs. Salgado graduated in Law at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (2005) and has a LL.M degree in Corporations from New York University School of Law, United States (2009). She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages:  Portuguese, English, Spanish
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7980
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    alessandrasalgado@brgc.com.br

  • Ana Paula Deppe Leme

    Acts in corporate transactions such as M&A’s, corporate reorganizations in general, contracts and capital markets. Ms. Leme graduated in Law at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC – RIO, in 2007 and has post graduate degree in Corporate Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, Rio de Janeiro, in 2011. She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese, English, German and Italian.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7986 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    analeme@brgc.com.br

  • Bernardo de Freitas Ramos

    Acts in all aspects of civil litigation and real estate. Also has experience with economic analysis of business disputes, alternative methods of conflict resolution, drafting and reviewing contracts. Currently taking LL.M. degree in Litigation by the Getúlio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro. Graduated in Law by the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in 2011. Member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7977 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    bernardoramos@brgc.com.br

  • Bernardo Steinitz

    Works in the civil litigation area. Currently, he is in the 6th semester of his law graduation at PUC-Rio – Pontifical Catholic University.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7999
    Fax: +55 21 3206-7950
    bernardosteinitz@brgc.com.br

  • Carolina Novaes

    Works with corporate law, including M&A, contractual and corporate negotiations. Currently at the 7th semester of Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica – PUC-Rio.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: +55 21 32067958 (direct)
    Fax: +55 21 32067950
    carolinanovaes@brgc.com.br

  • Carolina Rocha

    Acts in the area of tax litigation, including the analysis and elaboration of tax planning, analysis and requirement of tax benefits, etc. Miss. Rocha graduated in law at the Universidade Cândido Mendes, in 2010. She has extended graduation on tax law at Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF, in 2013. Miss. Rocha is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7957 (direto)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    carolinarocha@brgc.com.br

  • Diana Caiado Balassiano

    Works with corporate transactions and with projects in the infrastructure sector (especially in the oil and gas sector and in the mining sector), as well as with antitrust law. Graduated in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro in 2012. Holds an LL.M. degree in Corporate Law at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV, Rio de Janeiro, 2015. Currently, is pursuing an LL.M. degree at Columbia University, in New York.
    Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7982 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    dianabalassiano@brgc.com.br

  • Gabriela Santiago de Alencar

    Works in the civil litigation area. Currently, she is in the 9th semester of her law graduation at UFRJ – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7999
    Fax: +55 21 3206-7950
    gabrielaalencar@brgc.com.br

  • Giovanna Troccoli Lopes

    Works in the tax consultancy area. Currently cursing the 6th semester of her law graduation at PUC-RIO – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel: +55 21 3206-7999
    Fax: +55 21 3206-7950
    giovannatroccoli@brgc.com.br

  • Giulia Isaia Serra

    Works in the tax consultancy area. Currently, she is in the 11th semester of her law graduation at PUC-Rio – Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7999 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    giuliaserra@brgc.com.br

  • Isabella da Mata Oliveira

    Works in the tax consultancy area. Currently cursing the 10th semester of her law graduation at University of São Paulo – USP.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel: +55 11 4550-9180
    Tel: +55 11 4550-9186 (direct)
    isabellaoliveira@brgc.com.br

  • Maria Silvia Resende Barroso

    Acts in all areas of civil litigation, including, but not restricted to, business, consumer, banking, sports. Also she works with business contracts in general. Mrs. Barroso graduated in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, in 2004, where she also had a specialization in Civil Law. She has extended graduation in Environmental Law at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ in 2005. Mrs. Barroso is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7976 (direto)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    mariaresende@brgc.com.br

  • Mariana Duque de Barros

    Works in tax litigation and consulting, including the elaboration and analysis of tax plannings, analysis of fiscal impacts of different kinds of international and national transactions, assisting on several corporate transactions, such as restructurings, M&As and financial transactions. Graduated in Law at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC – RIO, in 2011 and in a short term course in tax accounting at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV – Rio de Janeiro , in 2012. Ms. Duque did also a course focused in Tax Foreclosure and Guarantees. Currently, she is coursing LL.M. in Corporate Law at Instituto Brasileiro de Mercados de Capitais – IBMEC. She is a member of the Rio de Janeiro Taxes Debate Group (“GDT-Rio”) and of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel: +55 11 4550-9181 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    marianaduque@brgc.com.br

  • Mariana Fineberg

    Acts in the areas of tax law consulting and litigation, both administrative and judicial, including the analysis and elaboration of tax planning, analysis and requirement of tax benefits, etc. Mrs. Fineberg graduated in law at Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, in 1999. She was approved in December 2011 on the 7th Exam for Public Attorney in Rio de Janeiro’s City Hall and on The 3rd Exam for Public Attorney at Rio de Janeiro’s City Council. She has extended graduation on Civil law, Commercial law and Civil action law at Universidade Veiga de Almeida, in 2006. Mrs. Fineberg is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7981 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    marianafineberg@brgc.com.br

  • Marina Puga

    Works with corporate law, including M&A, corporate reorganization, contracts in general and capital markets. Ms. Puga graduated in Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC-Rio, in 2015. She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7956 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    marinapuga@brgc.com.br

  • Matheus Fontes Wahrsager

    Works with corporate law, including M&A, corporate reorganization, contracts in general and capital markets.Mr. Wahrsager graduated in law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro in 2016. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese and English
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7954
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    matheusfontes@brgc.com.br

  • Mayra Lopes Oliveira Missel Browne

    Works in the tax litigation area. Currently, she is in the 6th semester of her law graduation at University Estacio de Sá.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7999
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    mayralopes@brgc.com.br

  • Murilo Barros

    Works with corporate law, including M&A, corporate reorganization, contracts in general and capital markets. Currently, he is in the 7th semester of her law graduation at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC-Rio.
    Languages: Portuguese and English.
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7979 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    murilobarros@brgc.com.br

  • Raphaela Csettkey dos Santos de Almeida

    Acts in corporate transactions and in the development and structuring of new projects, including M&A’s, corporate reorganizations in general, contracts, corporate governance and capital markets. Ms. Csettkey graduated in law at Instituto Brasileiro de Mercados de Capitais – IBMEC in 2011 and has post graduate degree in Corporate Law at Instituto Brasileiro de Mercados de Capitais – IBMEC. She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association.
    Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.
    Tel.: + 55 21 3206-7987 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    E-mail: raphaelasantos@brgc.com.br

  • Renata Bravo Reis

    Acts in corporate transactions, contracts as well as in the development and structuring of projects, subject to the requirements of the Brazilian Health Surveillance. Mrs. Reis graduated in Law at the Federal State University of Rio de Janeiro (2012) and has post graduate degree in Regulatory Affairs in the Pharmaceutical Industry at the Institute of Science Technology and Quality (2014). She is a member of the Brazilian
    Languages:  Portuguese, English, French and Spanish
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7975 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    renatareis@brgc.com.br

  • Vitória Lopes

    Works with corporate law, including M&A and contractual and corporate negotiations. Currently, she is in the 10th semester of her law graduation at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, PUC-Rio.
    Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.
    Tel.: +55 21 3206-7984 (direct)
    Fax: + 55 21 3206-7950
    E-mail: vitorialopes@brgc.com.br



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