Mr Luis Gustavo Haddad > Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01451 910

Work Department





Areas of practice:
Business Contracts
Corporate Law and Capital Markets
Loans and Financial Market
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Debt Restructuring




Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) since 2001
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)


PhD in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2013
LL.M. in Civil Law from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2009
Bachelor of Laws from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Wealth and succession planning

Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados has a versatile team in São Paulo, which covers the full sweep of wealth planning issues, including tax, disputes, real estate and related corporate planning and M&A. The firm has been especially active on the contentious front, helping family businesses with complex corporate disputes. Repatriation of assets, cross-border investments and risk assessments also feature prominently on the agenda. Key members of the team include Isabel Garcia Calich da Fonseca and João Paulo de Seixas Maia Krepel for tax matters, Luis Gustavo Haddad for corporate advice, Guilherme Gomes Pereira for dispute resolution, and Thalita Duarte Henriques Pinto for real estate.

Brazil > Restructuring and insolvency

Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados has a broad range of expertise in restructuring and insolvency matters, and offers comprehensive banking, litigation and corporate law advice in related proceedings. Areas of strength include debt restructuring plans, distressed M&A and refinancings for clients across a range of sectors. The firm is especially active on the creditor side, representing several leading trade creditors with high-value recovery claims. Diego Billi Falcão and corporate partner Luis Gustavo Haddad typically handle the strategic planning and non-contentious aspects, while Luiz Felipe Pereira Gomes Lopes is the main litigation partner.

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados stands out for its vast knowledge of technology and venture capital deals, areas in which the team remained busy during 2020. Elsewhere, the firm also maintains a broad practice, equipped to assist domestic and international companies in all phases of their life cycles, providing advice on sales, acquisitions, mergers and day-to-day corporate matters. Highly regarded senior partner Luis Gustavo Haddad and corporate, M&A, investment funds and securities law expert Bruno Robert lead the team, which includes M&A, corporate planning and succession expert Ana Carolina Barbuio Affonso, Carol Saposnic, Diego Billi Falcão and Fernanda Annenberg. The firm’s recently founded diversity committee is responsible for training staff and identifying measures to improve D&I; among its well-established initiatives is the firm’s mentoring and sponsorship of students from disadvantaged backgrounds at São Paulo universities. During the Covid-19 crisis, the team assisted Porto Seguro with a social programme that trains people who have lost their jobs or are struggling economically during the pandemic.