Leonardo Toledo da Silva

Leonardo Toledo da Silva
Rua Fidêncio Ramos, 195 – 8º andar
Itaim Bibi
São Paulo
+55 11 3195 5410


Who's Who Legal Brazil - Construction

Leonardo Toledo da Silva is a founding partner of Toledo Marchetti Advogados, a very focused boutique that has formed a strong team specialised in the infrastructure and construction industry, serving various practice areas including both transactional and non-transactional work.

He has been widely recognised, especially in the construction industry, as one of the top lawyers in designing and negotiating complex engineering contracts, such as EPC-Turnkey, EPC-M, DBB and Project Alliancing. 

Leonardo has also acted in arbitration procedures, either as an attorney or as an arbitrator, especially in disputes involving complex construction projects.

In the past decade he has represented many national and international organisations on numerous projects throughout Brazil, including railways, roads, subways, soccer stadiums, port terminals, petrochemical plants, hydroelectric plants, bio-energy plants, water treatment plants and prison facilities, among others.

Leonardo has an impressive academic background, holding a law degree (LLB, 2001), a master's degree (LLM, 2006) and a doctorate degree (PhD, 2015), all from the prestigious University of São Paulo Law School. He has published books and articles on matters related to infrastructure, construction law and corporate law.

Leonardo is the current president of the Brazilian Institute of Construction Law (IBDiC) and a professor of construction law at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-SP).

Leonardo is recommended in many important national and international rankings of Lawyers, including Who's Who LegalThe Legal 500LACCA Approved, Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global.

WWL says: The “fantastic” Leonardo Toledo da Silva draws emphatic praise as a “top-flight lawyer” whose expertise lies in the infrastructure sector, with strong experience in construction projects and M&A matters.

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

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