Our Staff

Our team is our major asset. And so we invest constantly in teaching, training and upgrading the skills of our professionals.

Our people graduated from the major Brazilian universities who have benefited from further training in Brazil and abroad. Many of them are well known in the market and serve as references in their areas of practice, and have been recognized by local and international publications.

We believe that a combination of experienced professionals and young talents is the ideal model for creating a highly productive environment. Frequent sharing of experiences between different generations of professionals leads to innovation and creativity.

In addition to the partners, we have associate lawyers, consultants, interns, paralegals and administrative staff who provide a complete structure to serve our clients. We also have correspondents and partners in the main regions of Brazil and abroad.


a Byung Soo Hong
+5511 3094-7812

Mergers and acquisitions, business and corporate law, financial and capital markets

Byung graduated from Universidade de São Paulo – USP and participated in the US Law Guidance Program at Georgetown University. He represents local and foreign companies in receivables securitization transactions, debt instrument structuring, foreign direct investment, M&A, corporate restructuring and private equity and venture capital projects.

He has been recognized by Chambers Global and Latin America, IFLR1000, IFLR Energy&Infraestructure, Legal 500, LACCA and Latin Lawyer.

Languages: Portuguese, English and Korean


b Suzi Hong Tiba
+5511 3094-7815

Compliance, business and corporate law, M&A, contracts, data protection and privacy

Suzi graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP and is also certified in compliance (CCEP) by the Compliance Certification Board and the SCCE. She holds a postgraduate degree in mergers and acquisitions from CEU-IICS, and participated in the US Law Guidance Program at George Washington University. She represents local and multinational companies operating in the sectors of technology, e-commerce, consumer electronics and diagnostic and hospital medicine, assessing legal and reputational risks, implementing compliance programs, structuring new businesses, handling corporate restructuring and M&A transactions, negotiating and reviewing contracts, and providing preventive and pre-litigation advice.

She has been recognized by Análise Advocacia 500, in the 2015 and 2016 editions, as one of the most admired lawyers in Contracts and Technology.

Languages: Portuguese, English and Korean


Alvaro de Carvalho Pinto Pupo
+5511 3094-7816

Contracts, civil and business law advisory, data protection and privacy, arbitration

Alvaro graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP and concluded a master’s degree in Civil Law at the same university, specializing in data protection and privacy. He also holds a graduate degree in Business Law from Faculdade Getúlio Vargas de São Paulo – FGV/SP. His specialty is technology and innovation, preventive and pre-litigation advice, atypical contracts and negotiation, chiefly on behalf of local and multinational companies involved in software, consumer electronics, aviation, e-commerce and payment systems.

Languages: Portuguese, English and German


Adelina Cosentino Garcia de Souza
+5511 3094-7813

Succession planning, contracts

Adelina graduated from Faculdade Metropolitanas Unidas de São Paulo – FMU/SP and also from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro -PUC/RJ, in communications. She holds a master’s degree in philosophy from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ. She has experience in family law, and focuses on succession and wealth planning.

As a member of the Fiscal Council of Projeto Casulo, an NGO which helps children, teenagers and families in needy communities in the southern zone of São Paulo city, she works on pro bono projects for the firm.

Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish


Alan Sung Jin Pak
+5511 3094-7818

Contracts, civil and business law advisory, technology and e-commerce

Alan graduated from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP and holds a postgraduate degree in criminal law from Escola Superior do Ministério Público.

His practice includes the review and drafting of complex contracts, including digital contracts, multidisciplinary legal advice and risk assessment for business and transactions in Brazil.

Languages: Portuguese, English and Korean


Dimas Lazarini Silveira Costa

Tax law

Dimas is graduated from Universidade de São Paulo – USP, and is an experienced attorney in tax planning, and administrative and judicial proceedings involving direct taxes.

Languages: Portuguese and English


Flavio Venturelli Helú

Tax law

Graduated from Universidade de São Paulo – USP, Flavio represents multinational companies and family offices in administrative and judicial proceedings, focused on indirect taxes.

Languages: Portuguese, English and French


José Gomes Rodrigues da Silva

Tax and Administrative Law

Graduated from Universidade de São Paulo – USP, Mr. Rodrigues has more than 40 years of practice in tax and administrative law consulting and litigation. He represents multinational companies and family offices from different segments.

Language: Portuguese


Mária Pereira Martins de Carvalho
+5511 3094-7814

Tax law

Mária graduated in law from Universidade Mackenzie and in accounting from Fundação Escola de Comércio Alvares Penteado (FECAP). She holds a LL.M degree in tax planning from IBET, and in tax and economic law from Ruhr Universität Bochum, in Germany. Currently, she is studying for PhD degree in tax law at Ruhr Universität Bochum. She has experience in tax planning, consulting, international taxation, tax reviews and structuring, representing national and multinational companies in different sectors.

Languages: Portuguese, German, English and Spanish.