Mr Pedro Cortez > KLA Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

KLA Advogados
CEP 01452-002 SÃO PAULO, SP
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Work Department

Practice Areas: Dispute Resolution, Real Estate.


Partner at KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados.


Pedro Cortez has more than 45 years of experience in real estate law, having acted in innumerous real estate transactions of several types. Active role as consultant on legislative processes and as a strategist on real estate matters. Cortez is an expert in zoning and land-use law, nationwide recognized as an expert in real estate complexes structures.

He worked at Advocacia Arlindo de Carvalho Pinto, 1970-2002, and at KLA Advogados, since 2002.




Member of the Legal Committee of the Real Estate Developers Association of São Paulo (SECOVI); Member of the Council for the Preservation of the City of São Paulo Historical, Cultural and Environmental Heritage (CONPRESP). Bar Admission: Brazil (São Paulo, 1970).


Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, LLB, 1968; Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo, Specialist in Civil Law, 1975.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Pedro CortezKLA Advogados

The ‘prepared, attentive, diligent‘ real estate team at KLA Advogados is commended for its ‘great market knowledge and client service‘. The multi-faceted practice represents an impressive mix of corporate investors and leaseholders, investment funds and hotel companies, bringing a range of real estate, corporate, finance, dispute resolution and tax expertise. Its workload is equally diverse, ranging from major acquisitions and developments through to the regularisation of urban and rural properties. Pedro Cortez brings over 45 years of market experience, while Tomaz Matheus and Rodrigo Pontes are noted for their ‘client service‘. Corporate partner Mariana Cortez is a key asset in structuring complex acquisitions and joint ventures.