Tiago Araujo Dias Themudo Lessa is a corporate partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados, having joined the firm in 1997. He practises banking law (including regulatory, derivatives and foreign exchange matters), corporate law, aviation law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, regulation of financial institutions, project finance and agribusiness law. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from University Mackenzie of São Paulo (2000), an LLM in financial markets law from INSPER (2003) and a certification of introduction to US Law from New York University (NYU) (2008). He worked as a foreign associate at Allen & Overy LLP (New York, 2007–2008). He is fluent in Portuguese and English.