In this chapter, WWL presents the top 16 agribusiness lawyers in Brazil. They have been chosen for their outstanding experience and expertise in transactional, regulatory and contentious matters in the sector.
Most Highly Regarded
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados distinguishes itself in the agribusiness space this year, with a total of three listings.
Bruno Tuca is “hardworking and not afraid to defend his positions”. Sources note that he is “diligent and concise in structuring matters”.
Janaína de Cássia Gomes Vargas emerges as a key player in the agribusiness sector and is known as “a real pleasure to work with”. She receives acclaim for “impressive ability to deal with high-stress issues”.
Rossana Fernandes Duarte is a real estate specialist with considerable experience advising clients on acquisitions, financing and divestitures.
Domicio dos Santos Neto of Santos Neto Advogados is described by sources as “a renowned name in the market” who is a go-to for structured agricultural trade finance matters involving international investment funds.
Ramos e Zuanon Advogados’ Christian de Lima Ramos is a specialist in financing and corporate transactions who secures extensive recommendations for his stellar practice.
Alvaro Schmidt Gallo Neto at Trench Rossi Watanabe is recognised as “a reference in the agribusiness sector”. He is well-versed in the structuring of agribusiness M&A transactions.
At Lazzarini Moretti Advogados, Juliano Lazzarini Moretti gains plaudits for his expansive knowledge of domestic and international commodities transactions, structured finance and M&A matters.
Nancy Gombossy de Melo Franco at Muriel Medici Franco Advogados emerges as one of Brazil’s elite agribusiness specialists, with peers describing her as “a distinguished lawyer with extensive experience in the field”.
Renato Buranello of VBSO Advogados is singled out as “revered and highly knowledgeable name” with particular expertise in the agribusiness industrial cycle and financing matters.