Partner Profile

Gabriel Silva

Vinson & Elkins LLP


LL 250


Gabriel Silva works with public and private companies as well as private equity investors and their portfolio companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and securities offerings. His global practice includes Latin America, the US, Europe, and Asia, with extensive experience advising a multinational client base of leading corporations and financial sponsors on complex, cross-border transactions. Gabriel has significant experience in transactions in the digital infrastructure sector.

Gabriel is qualified under Brazilian and New York laws, and has led more than 40 acquisitions or dispositions relating to Brazil involving over $23 billion in the last three years alone.

Gabriel is recognised in Latin America by several publications, including Chambers, The Legal 500, IFLR and Super Lawyers. Silva received his LLM from Columbia Law, and earned a Brazilian law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, and a specialisation degree in Brazilian corporate law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas de São Paulo.

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