Plínio Simões Barbosa is one of BMA’s founding and naming partners​. He has a diversified corporate practice, with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisation, joint ventures, investments and projects, particularly in infrastructure and real estate. Plínio is highly experienced in large family businesses and in business succession. He is very active in national and international arbitrations in his areas of practice, particularly corporate and infrastructure. 

Companies and entrepreneurs call him for guidance on critical moments of their lives and for high-level legal advice on major transactions.

Plínio Barbosa is cited frequently in corporate, M&A and projects in legal directories such as Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Who's Who Legal.


  • Member of the Brazilian Bar Association - Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília sections.
  • Member of the Energy Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce of Rio de Janeiro.
  • Former member of the Arbitration Commission and of the Arbitral Tribunal of the Brazilian Bar Association of Rio de Janeiro.

Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

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