Fabio Perrone Campos Mello

Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Office:
Rua Lauro Müller, 116, 25ª andar
Botafogo
22290-906
City:
Rio de Janeiro
Country:
Brazil
Tel:
+55 21 3262 3000
Fax:
+55 21 3262 3011

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Brazil - Real Estate

Fabio Perrone Campos Mello is a managing partner in Campos Mello Advogados, the Brazilian arm of DLA Piper. 

He has an extensive practice in the areas of real estate, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities, providing assistance with planning and structuring of business transactions and corporate activities, including incorporation of companies; corporate reorganisations and restructuring; and assembly of joint ventures, consortiums, associations, foundations, partnerships and other methods of organising businesses, activities and enterprises.

Fabio’s services also include guiding clients in the acquisition and disposition of corporate shareholdings or assets; executing due diligence procedures, divestitures, M&A transactions (including management buyouts and takeovers); and assisting in the acquisition or transfer of ownership of equity interests, minority shareholdings and the structuring of public offerings of shares. 

He offers legal advice in all investment operations, directing Brazilian and foreign investors on mutual funds, investment companies and share portfolios.

Among his clients are Brazilian and international companies in many industry sectors, such as hospitality and leisure (hotels and resorts), infrastructure, financial and banking services (investment management and funds), real estate and transportation.

Recent editions of Chambers Latin America recognised Fabio as a leading individual in corporate/M&A and real estate; he is described by clients in the guide as “a lawyer with tremendous knowledge of international law and a Midas touch when it comes to drafting contracts” and also as “exceptionally client focused.” 

Latin Lawyer (2018) states: “Fabio Campos Mello,who takes the lead on corporate work and earns plaudits for his ‘professionalism and dedication to projects’.  

Who’s Who Legal (2016) states: “Fabio Perrone Campos Mello earns endorsements worldwide as one of the foremost real estate lawyers in Brazil” and describes him as “a well-known figure in the Brazilian market” who is “recognised for his invaluable sector experience”.

Chambers Latin America (2018) states: “Fabio Perrone Campos Mello is singled out by sources for his negotiation skills: ‘It is a pleasure to work with him – he is proactive and skilful during negotiations’. He routinely represents leading names from the hospitality and leisure sector.” 

Fabio began his career at Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados in 1997, remaining there until 2001, when he left for his LLM degree at New York University. Upon his return he joined Demarest e Almeida Advogados. 

In 2005, he joined Campos Mello as a partner, years after becoming its youngest managing partner.

He also led the negotiations with DLA Piper that resulted in the 2010 execution of a cooperation agreement to create Campos Mello Advogados, one of the few international firms operating in Brazil. 

Fabio also serves at the board of directors of several listed and non-listed companies, as well as a member of the board of the Brazilian Bar Association in Rio de Janeiro.   

WWL says: Fabio Perrone Campos Mello is a highly regarded real estate lawyer with significant experience in transactional matters, advising a range of blue-chip clients.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Brazil which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Real Estate

Fabio Perrone Campos Mello is a managing partner at Campos Mello Advogados, the Brazilian arm of DLA Piper. 

He has an extensive practice in the areas of real estate; corporate; mergers and acquisitions; and securities, providing assistance with planning and structuring of business transactions and corporate activities, including incorporation of companies; corporate reorganisations and restructuring; and assembly of joint ventures, consortiums, associations, foundations, partnerships and other methods of organising businesses, activities and enterprises. 

Fabio's services also include guiding clients in the acquisition and disposition of corporate shareholdings or assets; executing due diligence procedures, divestitures, M&A transactions; and assisting in the acquisition or transfer of ownership of equity interests, minority shareholdings and the structuring of public offerings of shares. 

He offers legal advice in all investment operations, directing Brazilian and foreign investors on mutual funds, investment companies and share portfolios. 

His clients include Brazilian and international companies in sectors such as hospitality and leisure, infrastructure, financial and banking, real estate and transportation.

Fabio began his career at Barbosa, Müssnich & Aragão Advogados in 1997. In 2001 he left to study an LLM at New York University. Upon his return, he joined Demarest e Almeida Advogados. 

In 2005, he joined Campos Mello as a partner, and quickly became the firm's youngest managing partner. 

Fabio also serves on the board of directors of several listed and non-listed companies. He is also a board member of the Brazilian Bar Association in Rio de Janeiro.

WWL says: Fabio Perrone Campos Mello is described as a "fantastic lawyer" by peers for his advisory work in relation to real estate financing.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Real Estate which can be purchased from our Shop.

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