Partner Profile

Rafael Vanzella

Machado Meyer Advogados


LL 250


Vanzella is specialist in regulated contracts, structured acquisitions and financings, complex guarantees, and public administration business conducted in the sectors of transports and logistics, energy, urban mobility and cities, basic sanitation and solid waste. He provides legal assistance to investors, main contractors, suppliers of capital goods, financial institutions and governmental agencies on a range of steps of an infrastructure project, such as private–public partnerships modelling and concessions, negotiation of joint venture agreements, participation in tenders, establishment of special purpose companies and of their shareholders’ agreements, structuring construction contracts, supply and off-takes, paying-in of capital structure and divestiture transactions. 

Received his LLB and doctorate degree in civil law from the University of São Paulo. 

He was a foreign associate at Kim & Chang, South Korea in 2012, and is professor on the Executive Training Programme at Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

Member of the International Bar Association. Between 2007 and 2008 was guest researcher at Fakultät der Rechtswissenschaft an der Universität Hamburg, in Germany.

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