Practice areas: Compliance and investigations, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure and projects, mining, power, China desk and German desk
Mr Freitas has extensive expertise advising clients on corporate governance and integrity, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and infrastructure issues with exceptional industry knowledge in mining, construction, project finance, energy and natural resources gained from his years as in-house counsel.
He enhanced his experience working on debt moratoriums and corporate reorganisations in several LatAm countries while working for two years in Chicago in a global law firm. Mr Freitas developed a unique insight into international project finance from the financier’s perspective – a perspective that is highly valued by his clients today.
He is a founding member, Vice-President of Instituto Innovare, a non-political organisation dedicated to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Brazilian judicial system and was elected for the Board of Renova Foundation, responsible for the recovery of areas impacted by the Samarco Dam accident in Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo states.
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