Professional Notice

FreitasLeite Advogados


Founded in 1996, FreitasLeite has significant expertise in providing specialist legal advice on high-profile matters. The firm offers a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified and experienced professionals who are able to deal with complex legal matters, by developing tailor-made solutions for clients’ needs. Formed mostly by professionals coming from the financial markets, consulting firms and renowned law firms, FreitasLeite has taken part in several relevant deals in the domestic and international markets, bringing to the firm great recognition and admiration from clients and partners.

Over the years, FreitasLeite has broadened its areas of expertise while keeping the ‘boutique’ concept and the understanding of the clients’ specific needs. Every matter handled by the firm is closely followed by a partner and treated in a truly personalised manner.

With an active presence along with the main market participants and regulators, FreitasLeite followed and actively participated in the evolving regulatory framework governing the financial and capital markets in Brazil in the past 25 years, being considered an influential and innovative office on proposed solutions.

Main areas of practice: Anti-corruption and compliance; antitrust; financial and capital markets; fintech; corporate/M&A; litigation; private client & wealth advisory; real estate and tax.

Chambers and Partners: Global

  • Corporate/M&A – Highly Regarded and Pedro Avvad: 2022
  • Investment Funds: 2022, 2021
  • Tax: Litigation: 2022

Chambers and Partners: Latin America

  • Investment Funds: 2021
  • Real Estate: 2021
  • Fernanda Amaral (Real Estate Finance): 2021

Chambers and Partners: HNW

  • Private Wealth Law, Raul de Paula Leite Filho: 2022, 2021

Chambers and Partners: Brazil

  • Corporate/M&A: 2021 Highly Regarded
  • Investment Funds: 2021
  • Real Estate: 2021
  • Tax Litigation: 2021

The Legal 500: Latin America

  • Capital Markets e Cristiano Leite: 2022, 2021
  • Capital Markets, Humberto Isaac e Isabela Nunes: 2022, 2021
  • Corporate/M&A, Claudio Lima, Joaquim Chacur Mano e Pedro Avvad: 2022
  • Corporate/M&A, Claudio Fabricio Lima e Pedro Avvad: 2021
  • Real Estate, Cristiano Leite e Fernanda Amaral: 2022, 2021
  • Tax, Diogo Ferraz, Pedro Avvad e Thiago Marigo: 2022
  • Tax, Diogo Ferraz e Pedro Avvad: 2021
  • Wealth and Succession Planning Raul Leite, Humberto Isaac e Rodrigo Tosto Lascala: 2022, 2021

Latin Lawyer 250

Highly Recommended

  • Anti-corruption/Compliance: 2021
  • Antitruste/Competition: 2021
  • Corporate/M&A: 2021
  • Tax: 2021

Análise Advogados 500

  • Análise Advocacia Women, Fernanda Amaral: 2021

Leaders League

  • Real Estate and Cristiano Leite: 2021
  • Real Estate: 2020
  • M&A and Corporate Law and Pedro Avvad: 2021
  • Private Equity & Funds, Cristiano Leite, Humberto Isaac and Fernanda Amaral: 2021
  • Debt Capital Markets, Cristiano Leite and Fernanda Amaral: 2021
  • Wealth Management, Raul Leite e Humberto Isaac: 2021

Rua Elvira Ferraz 250
Vila Olímpia, 04552-040 São Paulo SP
Tel: +55 11 3728 8137

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