Firm Profile > Baptista Luz Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil

Baptista Luz Advogados

Corporate and M&A Tier 5

Baptista Luz Advogados is well versed in corporate transactions, particularly those involving tech, venture capital and private equity funds. On the sale side, Luis Felipe Baptista Luz advised Laboratorios Vencofarma do Brasil on its R$185m sale to Dechra Pharmaceuticals. Outside of M&A, highlights included advising CBSS Bank on a joint venture with Fontes Promotora; the advice spanned corporate, banking and tax law. Jessica Bernstein Heumann and Fabio Pamplona Vidal are key contacts.

Tax Tier 7

Alexandre Gustavo de Freitas heads the busy tax practice at Baptista Luz Advogados, which is particularly active in the tech, telecoms and advertising sectors.


Baptista Luz Advogados assisted Embraer, medical diagnostics company DASA, software company Resultados Digitais and Red Bull with data privacy matters. Another highlight for co-heads Renato Leite Monteiro and Pedro Ramos was acting on a data-sharing project.

We are a full-service boutique law firm formed by entrepreneurial attorneys with a clear purpose: to provide innovative solutions to innovative clients.

From startups to large Brazilian and multinational corporations in a variety of industries (such as, telecommunications, technology, banking, health, automotive, aeronautics, consulting, retail, entertainment, media and advertising, education, fashion, beauty and cosmetics), our clients share a common trait: they challenge the status quo in order to create the world of tomorrow.

Our team is up to the task. Combining experience and creativity, first-rate academic background and a practical, business-oriented approach, our attorneys thrive in the face of the legal challenges created by disruptive technologies.

Our firm has more than fifteen years of experience in Seed and Venture Capital investments, Private Equity and strategic M&A deals. Domestic and international IP acquisition, corporate and non-corporate joint-ventures, commercial agreements, corporate structuring, tax and regulatory planning, designing long-term incentives and retention plans for key executives are among our most recurring projects.

Our R&D team constantly produces breakthrough studies and white-papers on matters right at the conversion of law and technology. The result can be seen on our websites, where they are published.

We have created Espaço Startup, an online portal that continuously publishes articles and templates of standard documents to help entrepreneurs with basic legal challenges.

We are co-founders of Privacy Hub, a consortium of companies (including Field Fisher, Symantec, Brunswick and AON) that provide Brazilian and multinational companies with comprehensive services regarding data privacy.

We are a leading law firm in the Brazilian tech/innovation ecosystem.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Law, Estate Planning & Family, Mergers & Acquisitions Luis Felipe Baptista Luz +55 (11) 3040-7050
Business Development Cristiano Gimenez +55 (11) 3040-7050
Tax Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution Alexandre Freitas +55 (11) 3040-7050
Technology Transactions, Intellectual Property Media & Advertising, Privacy & Data Protection Pedro H. Ramos +55 (11) 3040-7050
Capital and Financial Markets, Fintechs, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Jessica Bernstein Heumann +55 (11) 3040-7050
Capital and Financial Markets, Corporate Law, Compliance & Corporate Ethics Luciana Simões Rebello Horta +55 (11) 3040-7050
Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Real Estate Rafael S. G. Schlickmann +55 (11) 3040-7050
Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions Fabio Pamplona Vidal +55 (11) 3040-7050
Tax Law, Estate Planning & Family Ivana Marcon +55 (11) 3040-7050
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax Law Alexandre José de Pauli Santana +55 (43) 3367-7050
Comercial Contracts, Litigation & Dispute Resolution André Luiz Tamarozi +55 (43) 3367-7050
Comercial Contracts, Business Development Eduardo Knabben +55 (48) 3225-4272
Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Marcelo Hoffmann +55 (51) 3207-9057
Corporate Law, Tax Law, Technology Rafael Peixoto Abal +55 (48) 3225-4272
Commercial Contracts, Corporate Law Patricia Nakahara +55 (11) 3040-7050
Photo Name Position Profile
 Luis Felipe Baptista Luz  photo Luis Felipe Baptista Luz Partner
 Alexandre Freitas  photo Alexandre Freitas Partner
 Cristiano Gimenez  photo Cristiano Gimenez Partner
 Pedro H. Ramos  photo Pedro H. Ramos Partner
 Jessica Heumann  photo Jessica Heumann Partner
 Thaís Hirata de Oliveira  photo Thaís Hirata de Oliveira Partner
 Luciana Horta  photo Luciana Horta Partner
 Renato Leite Monteiro  photo Renato Leite Monteiro Partner
 Fabio Pamplona Vidal  photo Fabio Pamplona Vidal Partner
 Rafael Schlickmann  photo Rafael Schlickmann Partner
Partners : 13
Associates : 53
Interns : 14
Administrative : 10
Consultants : 8
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