Campos Mello Advogados

Campos Mello Advogados is a full-service business law firm serving Brazilian and international companies with a clear focus: to partner with clients in facilitating business. With offices in Rio and São Paulo, the firm operates throughout Brazil with the support of a team experienced in several industry sectors. As a result, it has been able to develop and offer creative, innovative and sound legal solutions for each matter and client profile.

The client teams are assembled to match the size and focus of every business in which the firm takes part. Further, its relatively flat structure ensures that its partners can be in regular contact with clients, developing a profound knowledge of their business.

Tailored, high-quality services characterise Campos Mello Advogado’s  practice and are in large part responsible for its positive reputation in the market as well as long-term relationships with clients.

Brief history of the firm

The firm started in the 1980s, with the foundation of LA Campos Mello by senior partners Luiz Antônio Campos Mello and Bernardo Buarque Schiller. The original firm has gone through mergers and demergers since then, finally arriving at its current format.

A synopsis of the firm’s main areas of practice

The firm offers a broad range of business legal services, with emphasis on the following practice areas: anti-dumping /trade law; antitrust/competition; banking and project finance; capital markets; commercial contracts; corporate/M&A; environmental; employment/pensions and benefits; energy; infrastructure, insolvency and restructuring; litigation and arbitration; real estate; regulatory/public law; sports and entertainment and tax.

Main industry sectors

Over the years the firm has developed fruitful and long-lasting relationships with Brazilian and international companies operating in the most dynamic sectors of the economy, such as: aerospace and defence; automotive; basic and advance materials; business services; construction; consumer goods; energy and water; financial and banking services; healthcare; hospitality and leisure; industrial goods and services; infrastructure; insurance; life sciences; media and entertainment; oil and gas; real estate; retail; shipping; transport and offshore; technology; and telecommunications.

Partners: 25
Other fee-earners: 90
Total staff: 168

Anti-trust and Anti-dumping
Leanardo Filisoni

Banking and Project Finance
Roberto Vianna do Rego Barros

Capital Markets
Roberto Vianna do Rego Barros
Marcus Vinicius Bitencourt

Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Sergio Brasil

Marcio Meira de Vasconcellos
Priscila da Rocha Lago

Energy and Natural Resources
David L Meiler
Fabiano Gallo
Silvia Shimamoto

Terence Trennepohl

Joana Albuquerque

Insolvency & Restructuring
Leandro Rinaldi de Carvalho

Litigation and Arbitration
Fabiana Videira Lopes

Real Estate
Bernardo Buarque Schiller
Fabio Perrone Campos Mello

Alex Moreira Jorge
Humberto Marini

Rua Lauro Müller, 116 – 25º andar
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil – 22.290-906
Tel +55 21 3262 3000
Fax +55 21 3262 3011

Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 360 – 10 andar
São Paulo, SP, Brazil – 04543-000
Tel +55 11 3077 3500
Fax +55 11 3077 3501

1251 Avenue of the Americas
27th Floor (Suite 2873)
New York, NY, USA, 10020-1104
Tel: +1 212 335 4541

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