International Legal Assistance
I am a Portuguese Lawyer living in Brazil.
Experienced in Portuguese, Brazilian and International Law, contracting, project and corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, offshore structuring, fiscal and planning, trusts and wealth management, IP and Internet Law.
Legal writing and legal translation to from Portuguese to English, Spanish and French and from Portuguese, Spanish and French to English.
I am a Member of Freelancers Union, US., Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers (GOAL) and European Freelance Network Association (EFNA).
II participated in the following courses:
- University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Course in US Law, both criminal and civil (contracts);
- Yale University, Course in US Constitutional Law;
-Lund University, Course in Introduction to European Business Law;
-University of Michigan, Course in Successful Negotiation;
-University of Pennsylvania, Course in Introduction to Key Constitutional Concepts and Supreme Court Cases;
-Case Western Reserve University, Course in Introduction to International Criminal Law.
I am a 5 starts oDesk and Elance freelancer.
I have a considerable international reach through our global network of offices, extensive project management experience and long-established correspondent law firm relationships. We have a strong corporate presence in the main trading markets, with a team of over 300 corporate lawyers on the ground in the UK, Middle East, India, Asia Pacific and North and South America. We have a solid reputation and a proven track record on cross-border transactions.
I advise a wide range of commercial organizations on establishing corporate structures, corporate governance and compliance issues. We also handle advisory work for our corporate clients, advising on corporate shareholding or management structures. I provide a full range of incorporation of companies service specially tailored for clients¿ needs, both onshore and/or offshore.
Specially, we provide advice on:
a) Asset financing;
b) Mergers and acquisitions;
d) Company incorporation, organization and reorganizations;
e) Establishment of operations;
f) Private equity transactions;
g) Tax planning;
i) Joint ventures;
j) Real estate acquisitions and disposals;
l) Intellectual property issues;
m) Due Diligence and Compliance.
Through LIBRA Securities LLC, I provide financial advice and consultancy in all capital markets, their rules and regulations.
On Trade Finance, from credit committee to drawdown, I am approached by clients for commercial risk-aware advice. I work with them to develop the markets and invest in new products for today's trading community including supply chain financing and risk transfer products.
I have the necessary liaisons for structured trade finance, transactional trade finance,
On Corporate Finance, the principal areas of expertise are:
b) Joint ventures;
c) Secundary fund raisings;
d) MBOs, MBIs;
e) Venture capital and private equity investments;
h) Capital markets
I also can handle advisory work for corporate clients, advising in cases corporate shareholding or management structures.
On Project Finance, I am familiar with drafting and negotiating finance agreements, facility agreements, turnkey contracts, off-take agreements, investor documents and sponsor support arrangements.
Many of our associated project finance lawyers have experience in other areas of finance including acquisition finance, real estate finance, trade and commodity finance, offering clients access to finance related advice.
On Real Estate Finance, I can bring and cover all elements of financing using a mixture of sources including senior bank debt, second lien debt, mezzanine finance, bridge financing and equity investment. I can provide specialist advice on structuring, setting up and financing joint ventures and other collective investment forms, as well as M&A activity. Using our international offices and working as one team, we regularly advise on international transactions where the issues sometimes are complex and varied and the structuring is crucial.