Partner Profile

José Theodoro Alves de Araújo

Araújo e Policastro Advogados


LL 250


Areas of practice: corporate, finance, infrastructure, regulatory and administrative law.

Education: Bachelor of Laws (LLB, 1962) from the University of São Paulo Law School, international arbitration course (USP 1975); career improvement course on the Financial System at Getúlio Vargas Business School (1963); career improvement course in comparative and international law at Parker School, Columbia University, NY (1972).

Languages: Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Member: IBA; Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Former member of Board of Directors and former Legal Counsel for the Executive Board of Directors of AMCHAM; São Paulo Lawyers Institute counsellor; founding member of the Brazilian Institute for the Studies of Energy Law; Lawyers’ Association of São Paulo.

Special features: Recognised for his outstanding work in corporate/M&A practice area by The Legal 500 (2012 to 2022); recommended for his work in corporate/M&A and administrative law by Best Lawyers Brazil (2010 to 2022). Recognised as a reference in Mergers & Acquisitions by Who's Who Legal 2010 Brazil and by Latin Lawyer 250 (2007 to 2021).

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