Guilherme Zoghbi Ayala > BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão > RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão
RJ. 22271-070
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Work Department

Real Estate Transactions




Guilherme Ayala is a partner in the Real Estate practice area. He has extensive experience in contract law and real estate transactions, providing clients with legal support on the civil, corporate and tax aspects of business transactions.

His practice includes real estate contracts and transactions in various sectors of the market, such as residential, commercial, hotels, hospitals, shopping centers, industrial, subdivisions, agribusiness and infrastructure. He represents both national and international clients, including big real estate developers in Brazil, designing the legal structure for real estate development projects and negotiating contracts typical of the real estate sector, such as purchase and sale, exchange, lease, built-to-suit, sale and lease back, joint ventures between real estate developers, construction contracts, and collateral security instruments. He also advises in debt financing transactions and securitization of receivables, and issues legal opinions in the areas of his expertise.


English, Portuguese




Specialization Course in Private Property Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica – PUC (2008).

LL.B., Cândido Mendes University – UCAM (2003).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Real estate

BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão fields a team of ‘proactive, very accessible and easy to communicate with’ partners and associates. The lawyers regularly assist in complex real estate transactions and development projects involving significant elements of corporate, M&A, tax and capital markets law. Working across offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, the practice has a good track record in the key asset classes, including shopping centres, industrial, logistics and office developments. Key partners include Cristiana Moreira  , Cristiane Mamprin  and the recently promoted Gustavo Maia do Nascimento , who represent a broad range of domestic and international developers. Guilherme Zoghbi Ayala  is also praised for being ‘a different lawyer because he does not focus on the problem, but only on the resolution‘.