Brazil: Real Estate 2018

This year we highlight 13 impressive real estate lawyers for their first-rate work on financing, structuring and development of real estate projects, as well as sector-related transactions and corporate matters.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Marcelo Terra Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados, São Paulo
2. Rossana Fernandes Duarte Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados tops the research this year, achieving three nominations.
Rossana Fernandes Duarte is one of the leading real estate lawyers in the country. He comes highly recommended by clients who consider her “a seasoned professional with a deep knowledge of investing and developing real estate”. 
Fernando Amendola boasts “strong knowledge and a strong track record in real estate business”, and wins praise for his expert handling of complex transactions.
Janaína de Cássia Gomes Vargas also gains recognition in this chapter for her top-tier practice that encompasses a wide array of real estate matters.

Marcelo Terra at Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados is a prominent name in the real estate market who stands out as “a star”. One source notes, “He is the best real estate lawyer in Brazil.”

At PMKA Advogados, Fernando Maximiano is considered a go-to adviser when it comes to complex real estate matters, most notably financings and capital markets issues.

Maria Flavia Seabra Gemperli at Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados wins widespread praise from peers who commend her excellent work on high-profile real estate and construction mandates.   

José Paulo Marzagão at Tauil & Chequer Advogados is a well-recognised name in the Brazilian real estate arena. He is commended for his impressive work advising clients on the structuring and development of real estate projects from condominiums to shopping centres.

At Flávio Gonzaga Advogados, Flávio Gonzaga Bellegarde Nunes stands out as “a very technical and experienced lawyer” who peers would “definitely recommend” in the real estate space.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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