Mr Luis Ricardo Miraglia > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Belo Horizonte, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Corporate M&A, Contracts, Foreign Investments and Mining Law




Miraglia 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 commercial contracts, foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, specially to Energy, and Mining sectors.

Miraglia was foreign associate at Arnold & Porter, Washington, EUA (2002-2003).


English, Spanish, French and Portuguese


Brazilian Bar Association


LL.B. from UFMG Law School, he was admitted to practice in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in 1996. He has a Master’s Degree in Corporate / M&A and Business Finance at University of Chicago, EUA (LL.M., 2002).


Luis is recommended in Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Chambers Brazil, The Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer 250 in Corporate M&A and Corporate Commercial (Band 1) as “highly respected by both peers and clients as a lawyer with ability to find creative solutions to problems” and as “a widely respected practitioner and recommended by clients and peers alike for his outstanding reputation in the market. In Análise Advocacia 500 is considered as one of the most admired lawyers in Minas Gerais state, and reference to Technology sector.


Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > City focus - Belo Horizonte > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Housing a sizeable corporate and M&A department in Belo Horizonte that is the first port of call for several blue-chip clients from the agribusiness, mining, banking, energy, telecoms and technology sectors, full-service firm Azevedo Sette Advogados is a reference in the Minas Gerais market. The team handles a diverse workload of M&A, foreign investments, commercial and financial contracts, corporate restructurings and infrastructure projects, and has witnessed a recent growth in deals pertaining to the healthcare sector, and matters involving wealth planning and succession issues. Practice head Fernando Azevedo Sette is a key contact for private wealth management. Luís Ricardo Miraglia, who is often retained by mining and energy clients, and Ana Paula Terra Caldeira, whose areas of activity include M&A and corporate financing, are other key practitioners. Frederico Bopp Dieterich leads on infrastructure-related transactions, while Thiago Assumpção Henriques has been particularly busy advising healthcare companies. In a relevant development in 2021, Eleonora Santiago Carneiro Quadros joined the firm from Portela, Lima, Lobato & Colen Advogados.

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

With broad geographic coverage and a strong presence in both São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, Azevedo Sette Advogados has a varied and active corporate and M&A practice. Major blue-chip companies operating in the region turn to the team, which has recently been especially active in deals in the healthcare, energy, infrastructure and natural resources industries, acting on both the buy and sell side. Corporate reorganisations, commercial agreements and regulatory matters are also areas of strength for the department. Senior partner Fernando Azevedo Sette and Luiz Augusto Azevedo Sette, who draws on his former experience as general counsel for Microsoft, jointly lead the team. Ana Paula Terra Caldeira, Frederico Bopp Dieterich, M&A and capital markets expert Alessandra Martins de Souza, who made partner in 2020, and Luís Ricardo Miraglia, who is particularly active in the energy and mining sectors, are also names to note. Eleonora Santiago Carneiro Quadro joined the firm from Portela, Lima, Lobato & Colen Advogados in August 2021.