Rua Leopoldo Couto de Magalhães Júnior, 758 - 4th floor
04542-000 São Paulo
Display phone number +55 11 3049-5700
Theodoro Araújo
José Paulo Bueno
Camila Araújo
Tania Mara Ferreira
Eduardo Correa Fazoli
Ana Lúcia Pinke Ribeiro De Paiva


Founded in 1962, Araújo e Policastro Advogados has built its reputation as one of Brazil’s most renowned law firms. It has recognized experience in several areas of the law, and its business and international practices stand out.

The department is recognized by its assistance to clients in merger & acquisition transactions  and by its capability and expertise to deal with complex matters for a successful development and conclusion of the cases, to solve and create alternatives to client´s business, to provide a day by day assistance to client in all matters needed in its operation and to assist clients in corporate disputes providing full assistance with a permanent and strong personal relationship of the partners with the clients. 

The firm has represented a large number of leading multinational companies which operate in several business areas, for example, dairy industry, brokerage and real estate services, alumina, chemical and petrochemical industry and trade, metallurgical, healthcare, hospital and health insurance, automotive, banking, insurance, engineering, education, telecommunication. Furthermore, the corporate area is also strongly related to clients with activities in the infra-structure and regulatory sector, such as energy, ports and airports, oil and gas, water, mining and telecommunication.

In that regard, the firm has a great expertise in the organization of consortia, joint venture, assisting its clients in the bid proceedings and concessions before public administration, as well as in administrative contracts.


  • Mergers & Acquisitions and cross border transactions

  • Assistance to foreign clients doing business in Brazil

  • Tax planning

  • Structuring joint ventures / consortiums investments in infrastructure – corporate deals between private and public companies

  • Restructuring of family owned private companies, succession planning and preparation of private companies for sale or transfer of control

  • Litigation and arbitration in corporate matters

  • Corporate governance