Mrs Alessandra Souza > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Corporate M&A and Capital Markets




Souza is a partner in the Capital Market, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions practice in São Paulo office. With almost 20 years of experience, she has successfully assisted with complex mergers and acquisitions, corporate demands and succession and equity planning in our office.

Before joining Azevedo Sette, Souza worked as a corporate manager and associate in Corporate M&A practice (2001–2015) in Brazil’s leading law firms.


English, French and Portuguese


Brazilian Bar Association


She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Corporate Law from Insper, has certification in Financial and Capital Markets from ANBIMA and specialization in Merger & Acquisition at Trevisan Business School, having graduated from Largo São Francisco Law School. (USP).


Alessandra is considered one of the most admired lawyers in Corporate M&A and Contracts in São Paulo state by The Legal 500, Análise Advocacia and Análise Advocacia Mulher and reference to Construction and Engineering sector.

Lawyer Rankings

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.