São Paulo

A&O Shearman's São Paulo office, established in 2004, stands as a testament to our longstanding and steadfast commitment to Brazil, a journey that began in the 1930s.

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Our São Paulo team, in collaboration with our global network, continues to pioneer and refine financial products, catering to Brazil's dynamic market demands.  We pride ourselves on our ability to work as a team in one cohesive unit, consistently delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients in Brazil and throughout Latin America.

Our proficiency in M&A, corporate governance, capital markets, project development and finance (including infrastructure, energy, mining and agriculture sectors), dispute resolution and investigations is unparalleled, and we are recognized for our innovative approach to complex legal challenges. This is evidenced by our impressive track record, which includes numerous "Deal of the Year" awards from various market leading publications in recent years, with several accolades for Brazilian transactions.

Our team, proficient in Portuguese, possesses in-depth knowledge of Brazil's local market and legal nuances, playing a pivotal role in the nation's financial and corporate realms. We are fervently dedicated to Brazil's economic and social prosperity, with a keen understanding of its diverse cultures and the forces shaping its legal, political, and economic landscape. In São Paulo, our team is renowned for pioneering transactions and leveraging our vast experience in global emerging markets to provide trusted advisory services to our clientele. We are distinguished by our unwavering senior-level engagement, our proactive, business-savvy approach, and our relentless attitude. Our agile and solution-oriented team consistently delivers exceptional results.

Our experience in market-leading transactions, coupled with our enduring partnerships with preeminent local advisors, equips our clients with the most up-to-date legal insights and nuanced understanding of the local market dynamics. A&O Shearman's presence in Brazil fosters more intimate interactions with Brazilian clients and a deeper familiarity with the country's market practices. This strategic positioning also serves as a pivotal platform to support the growth of international investors and stakeholders engaging with Brazil's economic landscape.

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We advise our clients from our office in São Paulo and our Latin America hubs in New York and Washington, D.C.

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São Paulo



+55 (0)11 3702-2200


Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek 360 São Paulo SP 04543-000

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