Mr Ricardo Barreto Ferreira da Silva > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Azevedo Sette Advogados
Avenida Juscelino Kubitschek, 1327 – 11th floor
Itaim Bibi 04543-011
São Paulo - SP
Brazil

Work Department

Banking and Capital Markets, Commercial and Financial Contracts, Corporate, Intellectual Property, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax Practice – Consulting, Planning and Litigation, Telecommunication, Internet and Information Technology

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Barretto is senior partner and head of Azevedo Sette Advogados’ TMT practice in São Paulo office. He draws upon more than 50 years’ experience advising clients in complex transactions involving consulting and litigation in corporate M&A, intellectual property and tax law, especially to Telecommunication, Internet and Information Technology segments.

Languages

English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish

Memberships

Barretto was Chair of the Legislation Committee and President in Brazilian Chamber of E-Commerce; Vice-President of the ITechLaw (International Technology Law Association); Co-founder and President of the ABDTIC (Brazilian Association of Information and Communication Technology Law).

Education

LL.B. from USP Law School, he was admitted to practice in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1973. He is specialized in Tax Law and Corporate Law, University of North Dakota (1975) and in Business Law, Institute of World Affairs, Connecticut (1973).

Leisure

Ricardo is recommended in Chambers Latin America as Senior Statesmen in Telecommunications & Media, in The Legal 500 as Leading Lawyer in TMT, in Who´s Who Legal National and Global Elite 2021 guides in Information Technology and TMT practices as a “senior statesman” with an array of clients in the TMT sector and a wealth of experience in IT transactions. Ricardo is “well known for his telecoms work and has been prominent in the space for a long while”, say sources.

Barretto is also recognized by LACCA Approved, Latin Lawyer 250, Leaders League, Best Lawyers and World Tax Review guides in the areas of Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Tax, Technology, Innovation and Digital Business, Data Protection, Communication, Media and Banking.

Comparative Guides

Brazil: TMT September 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to TMT laws and regulations that may occur in Brazil.
Brazil: Data Protection & Cyber Security Law May 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Data Protection & Cyber Security Law laws and regulations that may occur in Brazil.