Marcelo Terra

Marcelo Terra
Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitscheck, 2041
WTJK – Torre D – 6º andar
Vila Olímpia
São Paulo
+55 11 4200 6600 ext. 248


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Marcelo Terra gained his bachelor’s degree from the University of São Paulo Law School (USP) in 1978.

He is a founding partner of Duarte Garcia, Caselli Guimarães e Terra Advogados and is a member of the Legal Council of the Association of Business Purchase, Sale, Rental and Commercial Property Management, and has been a counsellor and director of the São Paulo Lawyer's Institute (1991–1993).

Marcelo is a professor–coordinator of law at SECOVI University in São Paulo, and founder of the graduate course in real estate business at SECOVI-SP. He also founded the specialisation course in corporate real estate law, organised by SECOVI, and is professor of the University Extension Centre.

He has won the Fiabci-Brazil Master of Real Estate award, in the legal consulting category, for his work on land bartering for construction of a unit.

He is the founding counsellor of Secovi-SP, a career path that illustrates the outstanding services he has provided to the real estate industry. Sources cited by Chambers and Partners – Latin America (2010) affirmed that “Marcelo Terra is a quality landmark – he is the best in the real estate law field and receives a stream of compliments by his excellent services provided, and huge experience in the field”. He is recommended as a “leading lawyer” in real estate law in the 2011–2017 editions of Chambers and Partners – Latin America client's guide. He was appointed as a “leading practitioner” in real estate law in the 2010–2017 editions of Who's Who Legal: Brazil. He was appointed deputy director for the 2015–2017 biennium of the board of directors of Fiabci/Brazil.

WWL says: Sources call the “amazing” Marcelo Terra “one of the fathers of real estate in Brazil; the best there is no doubt”.

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