Brazil: Forestry Investment 2018

This year, 13 individuals from the field of forestry investment are highlighted in our guide for their excellent work advising clients on regulatory matters and investment structuring.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Rossana Fernandes Duarte Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo
2. Aldo De Cresci Gasparini de Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados, São Paulo
3. Vladimir Miranda Abreu TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo

At Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados Rossana Fernandes Duarte is one of the foremost forestry investment practitioners in Brazil. She is “a sharp and knowledgeable lawyer” known for her “broad experience in forestry” and strong in M&A matters.
Janaína de Cássia Gomes Vargas excels on M&A and asset management agreements related to timberland investments. Sources praise her “responsiveness” and “deep knowledge of timber matters in Brazil”.

Aldo De Cresci at Gasparini de Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados has a distinguished reputation as one of the most highly regarded lawyers in the country. He particularly excels on matters relating to agribusiness and forestry investment.
Marcus Phelipe Barbosa De Souza is well regarded by commentators for his excellent experience in the field of forestry investment, handling mergers and acquisitions and foreign investments for a range of clients.

At TozziniFreire Advogados Vladimir Miranda Abreu is a pre-eminent name in the Brazilian market, offering clients more than two decades’ experience in the field. He is recommended for his work on the international finance aspects of forestry investment.
Paulo Augusto Furtado Mendonca is a well-recognised name among peers and clients alike, and earns praise for his excellent work on timberland investment and real estate developments.

Adriana Khalil Daiuto of Demarest Advogados provides clients with extensive experience in the field of forestry investment. Her practice is well regarded for the expertise on offer regarding land parcelling and real estate development.
Lucas Tavares receives high praise from market players for his specialist expertise handling mergers and acquisitions within the forestry space.

At Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados, Rafaela Chemale Kern is a favourite among respondents who commend her first-rate practice which focuses on timberland investment and real estate.
Gilberto Deon Corrêa Jr is praised for his “full attention on problem-solving” by clients. He is active in the investment space, advising domestic and international clients on regulatory matters.

Flavia Bailoni Marcilio Barbosa at De Luca Derenusson Schuttoff e Azevedo Advogados has a strong reputation in the field for her work on a range of forestry matters, with particular expertise in due diligence, timberland investment and agribusiness.

At Araujo e Policastro Advogados, Erick Corvo enjoys a superb reputation in the Brazilian market, with sources rating him highly for his work on real estate matters relating to forestry investment.

At PMKA Advogados, Luis Peyser is an outstanding practitioner who receives strong plaudits from commentators. He is praised for his great expertise advising asset managers and financial institutions on forestry investments.

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