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Veirano Advogados

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Lior Pinsky

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Veirano Advogados

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate & M&A, Private Equity & Capital Markets and Life Sciences & Healthcare




Lior Pinsky is a partner that represents a wide range of corporate clients in their most pressing legal needs. He has been recognized as a leading Brazilian lawyer in areas such as M&A, banking & finance and capital markets by publications such as Chambers Global, IFLR, Latin Lawyer and LACCA. 

Mr. Pinsky advised clients in dozens of completed M&A transactions, in various different perspectives: buy-side, sell-side, public company M&A, control and minority stakes, inbound and outbound investment, among many others. He advises clients in a wide variety of industries, including pharma . He is also active with CVM compliance and investigations, particularly involving hedge funds, and has counseled clients in several high profile crisis management situations.

Lior practiced as a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, a leading NY-based law firm from 2004 through 2006. Mr. Pinsky also has been active in firm management, including in the firm’s Management Committee.

Mr. Pinsky has obtained a LL.B from Pontificia Universidade Catolica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) in 1997 and a LL.M with merit from the London School of Economics (UK) in 2000.


Portuguese, English, Spanish and French


Insper (Formerly Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais), coordinator of the M&A courses at the post-graduate level (LLM)
International Bar Association (IBA) – Corporate and M&A Law Committee


LL.M with merit, London School of Economics, UK, 2000
LL.B, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do São Paulo (PUC-SP), 1997


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Veirano Advogados has particular expertise in project finance, with São Paulo based Ana Carolina Barretto regularly handling multibillion-dollar projects. In other work, she and Lior Pinsky advised development finance institution DEG on entering into a loan agreement with Waelzholz Brasmetal Laminação. Rio de Janeiro based practice head Marcelo Mattos, who provides ‘excellent and timely advice’, is experienced in cross-border matters and recently advised JPMorgan Chase, as administrative agent, on the amendment and restatement of a revolving credit agreement provided to companies in the Alcoa group. Rogério Campos made partner in January 2018.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Veirano Advogados’ client portfolio includes numerous banks, including Banco Citibank, Banco J. Safra and Banco Alfa de Investimento. The team acted for Banco Itaú BBA and Banco Santander on a second issuance of non-convertible debentures by Sonae Sierra, worth R$250m. On the company side, Claro is an active client, instructing the team in relation to the issuance of non-convertible debentures and commercial paper. Carlos Lobo and Lior Pinsky head the eight-partner group, in which Daniela Anversa is a standout practitioner.

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Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

Veirano Advogados provides ‘an excellent service’ to its clients, which include leading companies in the automotive, TMT and pharmaceutical sectors. Among its work highlights in 2017, Paula Surerus and Valdir Rocha advised Hertz on the sale of its Brazil operations to Localiza Rent a Car and its subsidiary Localiza Fleet. Private equity is another focal area, with Renata Fialho de Oliveira a key contact in this space. The ‘committed, available and competentCarlos Loboalways comes up with creative solutions’. Lior Pinsky and Sérgio Bronstein are other leading practitioners in the team, often taking a lead role in the department’s major transactions. Augusto Cesar Barbosa de Souza and associate Vanessa Felício are also recommended. Fábio Figueira co-heads the team with de Souza.

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