Mariana Spoto Cobra > Mattos Filho > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Mattos Filho
SÃO PAULO, SP, CEP 01403-001

Work Department

Real Estate; Forestry Investments




With a career in law spanning over 20 years, Mariana has dedicated the past 15 years exclusively to the Real Estate practice area. She has acquired vast experience while representing and counseling both domestic clients, foreign clients and law firms in all stages of the structuring and implementation of real estate transactions involving urban and rural properties.

Mariana’s experience includes working in direct and indirect acquisitions, dispositions, real estate-based financing, development, leasing (including build to suit/sale and leaseback transactions), surface rights, usufruct and construction agreements.


She has kept abreast of the current growth of technology by advising top tech companies in structuring leases and the purchase and sale of properties. Mariana has also been in demand for a number of highly relevant ongoing data-center projects.

She is frequently sought after for general advice on strategic real estate matters and transactions involving various asset classes, including logistics, office, retail, medical offices, life sciences, data centers, hospitality, leisure, shopping centers and infrastructure throughout Brazil.

To better meet the needs of her foreign clients, Mariana employs her previous international work experience at PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados (Lisbon, Portugal) in her work in Brazil.


Portuguese and English


Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Specialization in Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo

Extension course in Accounting Applied to Law, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Extension course in Real Estate Investment, Fundação Getulio Vargas

PLMJ Sociedade de Advogados (Lisbon, Portugal)

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Real estate

(Next Generation Partners)

Mariana Spoto CobraMattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados has a broad real estate offering that reflects the firm’s full-service capabilities. The team’s workload regularly crosses over into related areas such as corporate, finance and capital markets, which are often key in complex transactions. Its clients include major funds, banks and corporate investors, with interests across the full range of asset classes, including logistics, healthcare, offices, retail, residential, energy and agribusiness. Lead partners include Rossana Fernandes Duarte, who has over 30 years’ experience advising on urban and rural land acquisitions, sales and financings, Fernando Amendola, Mariana Cobra and Janaína de Cássia Gomes Vargas, who is especially active in the agribusiness and timberland sectors.