Tauil & Chequer Advogados boosts capabilities in Rio de Janeiro

Tauil & Chequer Advogados announced today the arrival of Paulo Almeida Lopes and Claudia Pitta Pinheiro. Both lawyers were the founding partners of Almeida Lopes Pitta Pinheiro Advogados.

Lopes has an extensive career which includes senior executive positions at Raízen Group, Vale, Shell and Billiton Group, in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, London, The Hague and Houston. He also has considerable experience in corporate and oil and gas matters and in structuring local and international mergers, disposals and acquisitions projects. Paulo becomes partner at the firm.

Pinheiro has practiced in London at Shell’s global antitrust team and served as its representative for Latin America. Claudia has also worked as a corporate legal director and board member for Shell and Raízen in Brazil. Her expertise includes diverse areas of business law, most notably corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, national and international contracts, antitrust law, regulatory law, arbitration and compliance. Claudia joins the firm as senior counsel. 

“Paulo and Claudia will add to our strength even more and consolidate our firm as the preferred legal service provider in the market for corporate and oil and gas matters,” said Alexander Chequer, the managing partner of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. “The arrival of Paulo and Claudia brings us, above all, the perception and experience of lawyers who have already acted as clients and decision makers in this market. This vision and diverse experience will add great value to our firm.”  

With the new arrivals Tauil & Chequer Advogados now has more than 160 lawyers. 

Tauil & Chequer Advogados boosts capabilities in Rio de Janeiro

Ignacio Abella


The Latin American Lawyer is a bimonthly digital magazine, published by Iberian Legal Group, available in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. It represents the main source of information in the legal business sector in America Latina. The digital magazine – and its portal – address to the protagonists of law firms and in-house lawyers. The magazine is available for free on the website and on Google Play and App Store.

In every issue of the magazine, you will find rankings of lawyers, special report on trends, interviews, information about deals and their advisors.

For further information, please visit the Group’s website www.lcpublishinggroup.com

Iberian Legal Group, S.L.
Registered office: C/ Ríos Rosas 44A - 2 G,H 28003 Madrid España

Copyright 2023 © All rights Reserved. Design by Origami Creative Studio


Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on email
Share on telegram