If the lawyer was an animal, or a plant which one would it be ?
The Taurus – grounded and practical, loyal and determined.
The definition of law in 10 words maximum
Law guides society towards equality, order and the pursuit of a just and civilized existence.
The first virtue of a lawyer
Knowing how to listen.
The worst vice of a lawyer
Lack of ethics and empathy
Your main strength
Your main weakness
The strength you value most in others
The weakness that bother you most in others
Your job if you had not been a lawyer
Architect or Diplomat
Your passions outside of your work
Sports and architecture
Inspired by the French positivist philosopher Auguste Comte : “Order and Progress”
Best use of your time off
Spending time with friends and family in a convivial atmosphere
Expertise : Business law/ mergers and acquisitions and establishments - Brazil/France
Bar Association : Brazilian Bar Association - Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Lisbon Bar Association
Professional languages : English, French and Portuguese
Advising French and European companies in their investments in Brazil. Also involved in all aspects related to the creation, establishment, and acquisition of companies in Brazil, as well as mergers, privatization, bidding processes, and restructurings.
Specific knowledge :
Specific knowledge: International operations involving Brazil and France, expertise in Business Law, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. Brazilian anti-corruption law.
Examples of recent operations: :
- Advising the POMA Brasil Group on the exclusivity conditions for the recruitment of goods and services by the Federated State of Rio de Janeiro, without a Call for Tenders procedure. Legal analysis of all contracts
- Advising a French multinational group in compliance with the Brazilian Anti-Corruption Law and the Sapin II Law
- Advising a multinational group in the field of Aviation
- Legal opinion regarding risk analysis for a Brazilian multinational cellulose group
RODRIGO LOUREIRO IS A LAWYER IN FRENCH LAW, SPECIALIZED IN BUSINESS LAW AND CORPORATE LAW
Rodrigo LOUREIRO has been Head of the Brazil Desk at Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent since May 2023, to develop the firm's activities internationally, particularly in Brazil.
In 2012, he moved to Paris to practice his profession as an international business lawyer in one of the largest American law firms and then joined a French firm.
Rodrigo has extensive expertise in advising Brazilian companies on international transactions and foreign companies considering investing or setting up in Brazil. He specializes in corporate law, with outstanding experience in risk analysis and advice on M&A transactions, corporate restructurings and executions.
As the variety and sophistication of legal services required of a lawyer cannot recognize borders, Rodrigo plays an essential role in multi-jurisdictional proceedings.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND AND TRAINING
Graduated with an LLM in Company Law – Getulio Vargas Foundation and an LLM in Company Law and Economic Law – University of Coimbra. Law Degree Universidade Cândido Mendes – Rio de Janeiro.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, COMMITMENTS AND DISTINCTIONS
He has been co-president of the Franco-Brazilian Commission of the Paris Bar since 2015.
He is an enthusiastic Francophile and a defender of the Francophonie.
He has published various articles in the Brazilian press, including O Globo, Valor, and O Estado de São Paulo, as well as in France in Les Echos, La Tribune, Le Figaro, Huffington Post, Le Monde, and in the journals Fusions & Acquisitions and LJA.
He is regularly invited to comment on political and economic issues involving Brazil, France, Latin America, and Europe in the press