Partner Profile

Paula Beatriz Carneiro Pessôa

Pinheiro Guimarães


LL 250


Paula Pessôa has a vast experience in structured finance products in general, derivatives, investment funds and public sector financing. She is also recognised for her knowledge of regulatory aspects associated with asset management, asset administration and private banking services. She has strong academic and professional credentials, and an extensive knowledge of Brazilian structured finance transactions, especially involving structured products such as credit rights investment funds (FIDCs), private equity investment funds (FIPs) and real estate investment funds (FIIs). She has a hands-on approach and is deeply involved in the structuring and execution of many complex deals in the Brazilian structured funds market.

Education: American School of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (BA); University of Santa Ursula Law School, Rio de Janeiro (LLB, 1993). Foreign associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York (1995–1996). Member: Brazilian Bar Association.

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