Mr Roberto Ribas Wilson > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Belo Horizonte, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Azevedo Sette Advogados
RUA PARAIBA, 1000
Rua Paraíba, 1000, térreo
Belo Horizonte MG 30130-145
Brazil

Work Department

Corporate M&A and Contracts

Position

Partner

Career

Ribas is partner in Azevedo Sette Advogados’ Corporate M&A practice in Belo Horizonte office. He draws upon more than 20 years’ experience advising clients in complex transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, contracts and corporate matters.

Before joining Azevedo Sette, he was Judicial assistant to judge Roberto Borges in the Court of Appeal of the State of Minas Gerais (Décima Câmara Cível do TJMG), 2003-2005, and worked as In-house counsel to Arcelor Mittal, 2006-2007.

Languages

English, Spanish and Portuguese

Memberships

Since 2015, Ribas is Coordinator of the Corporate Law Committee at CESA/MG, a Member of Lawyers Society Committee and a member of the Corporate Law Committee at Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/MG).

Education

LL.B. from UFMG Law School, and was admitted to practice in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in 1998. Roberto is specialized in Commercial and Corporate Law at FGV (2001). Master’s Degree in Commercial and Financial Law at King’s College London (LL.M, 2008).

Leisure

Roberto is recommended in Latin Lawyer 250 and The Legal 500 in Corporate and M&A. In Análise Advocacia, he is recognized as leading lawyer in Minas Gerais state.