As a founding partner of the office and an attorney since 1997, Rafael possesses a distinctive and modern perspective on the law that enables him to develop innovative strategies to tackle a wide range of challenges, with particular expertise in complex conflict resolution, corporate operations, and contract negotiations. With extensive experience in multifaceted legal proceedings, including those at higher courts, Rafael is highly regarded by the legal directory Chambers & Partners as one of the leading specialists in conflict resolution in southern Brazil. A true workaholic with a passion for the law and a sharp business acumen, Rafael played a pivotal role in devising and implementing the firm’s current organizational structure. His exceptional legal and managerial skills are a constant source of inspiration to us all. Notably, Rafael is also a black belt in judo, having been Brazilian vice-champion and state champion over ten times in his category.
English, French and Spanish.
Litigation and Arbitration; Contracts; Public Law; Asset Management, Family and Estate Law; Corporate Law and M&A.
Real Estate and Civil Construction Business; Credit Unions and Financial Institutions; Industry; Infrastructure, Transportation and Logistics; Third Sector; Agribusiness; Tourism; Energy.