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  • 30 April 2024

Lefosse announces Fernando Carvalho as new partner for its Corporate and M&A practice

Lefosse’s transactional activity has moved more than R$ 400 billion in impact operations in the national and international markets in the last three years.

Lefosse, one of Brazil’s leading full-service law firms, has just announced the expansion of its Corporate and M&A practice with the arrival of Fernando Carvalho as new partner, along with three other lawyers.

Hiring Fernando expands Lefosse’s transactional team, which is already one of the largest in the country: it has 18 partners, three counsels and more than 90 lawyers. In the last three years, the firm has worked on transactions with an impact on the national and international markets of more than R$400 billion.

“We follow market movements and continue to invest in expanding our full-service operations. I’m sure that Fernando’s arrival will contribute to our multidisciplinary service strategy and to the structuring of our clients’ successful businesses in a wide range of areas,” says Rodrigo Junqueira, Lefosse’s managing partner.

Fernando specializes in M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital operations, having led projects in various sectors of the economy, such as banking, technology, fintechs, retail, logistics, agribusiness, automotive and food. He also has extensive experience in highly complex corporate matters, especially in pre-litigation and litigation contexts.

“My decision to join Lefosse was strongly influenced by the firm’s impressive growth in recent years. Lefosse’s prominence in M&A and capital markets operations in Brazil piqued my interest, especially for the opportunity to work in a team that leads the way in innovation and complexity in operations, always delivering exceptional results to clients,” says Fernando Carvalho.

About Lefosse

Lefosse is a full-service law firm offering specialized advice on all legal practices, with solid experience in sophisticated legal services on the national and international stage. It has 69 partners with extensive experience in strategic and specialized markets and has been recognized in the main global legal rankings and awards, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and Elite Law Firm by Latin Lawyer. Lefosse is committed to inclusion, diversity and a practical multidisciplinary approach to the areas of law.

Practices: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition and Antitrust; Compliance and Investigations; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Energy; Environmental; Infrastructure; Insurance, Reinsurance and Private Pensions; International Trade; Investment Funds; Labor; Life Sciences & Healthcare; Oil & Gas; Project Development and Finance; Public Law and Regulation; Real Estate; Restructuring and Insolvency; Tax; Technology, Data Protection and Intellectual Property, Wealth Planning and White-Collar Crime.



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