Paulo Barcellos

Founding Partner

Rocha e Barcellos Advogados



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LACCA Approved


Founder and managing partner at Rocha e Barcellos, head of the complex litigation, banking, corporate, family and inheritance, civil, labour and M&A areas. 

With more than 35 years of experience as a lawyer, Mr Barcellos has been providing services to national and multinational companies in the banking, pharmaceutical, chemical, heavy mechanics, petroleum and cosmetics industries, among others, always with a business insight into important projects such as M&A, debt restructuring, credit recovery, corporate reorganisation, tax and succession planning, as well as in important litigation cases, both in the judiciary as well as in Arbitration Chambers.

His professional performance earned him international recognition by the LACCA Approved, by ILO Client Choice and nationally, for the past 12 years, by Análise Advocacia.

He leads the law firm Rocha e Barcellos Advogados, headquartered in Sao Paulo, with branches in Rio de Janeiro and in Miami, FL, with over 60 members. The services are provided for different companies in Brazil, offering legal solutions for a diversified client portfolio consisting of large domestic and foreign companies. 

  • Postgraduation: Civil procedure law from the Law School of Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 1987.
  • Graduation: Law School from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 1984.

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