Francisco Werneck de Albuquerque Maranhão is a corporate partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, having worked at the firm in 1996. He practises corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, contracts and utilities regulation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (1999), and a master’s degree in regulation from the London School of Economics (LSE) (United Kingdom, 2005). Maranhão worked as a foreign associate at Slaughter and May (London, 2004). Francisco is fluent in Portuguese and English.