Mr José Paulo Marzagão > Tauil & Chequer Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Tauil & Chequer Advogados
04543-011 SÃO PAULO, SP
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José Paulo Marzagão is a partner in the Real Estate practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in the São Paulo office. Marzagão has more than 15 years of professional experience in the real estate practice area advising domestic and international companies and investment funds in the implementation of real estate deals. He actively participates in the structuring and development of large-sized real estate ventures (commercial, industrial, logistics condominiums, shopping centers, mixed use, residential, hotels, entertainment and others). His experience includes assistance in the legal structuring of real estate transactions, including formation of joint ventures for the development of real estate ventures. Marzagão also has strong experience in the implementation of both equity and debt investment and divestment transactions in the capital and financial markets, using real estate investment funds and securitization alternatives, especially the issuance of certificates of real estate receivables. He is one of the pioneers in the structuring and consolidation of the legal grounds for built-to-suit and sale-leaseback transactions. In addition, he also works with purchase and sales, leasing, real estate developments and structuring of guarantees backed by real estate assets or real estate receivables.

Before joining the firm, Mazargão worked as a Real Estate Partner at KLA (2011-2015), as a Real Estate Partner at Lacaz Martins, Halembeck, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri (2009-2011), as a Partner at Navarro e Marzagão (2006-2009), as an associate at Tozzini & Freire (1999-2006), becoming as Real Estate Partner in 2001, as Consultant at Stahl Advogados (1993-1999), and as Chief Operational Officer at Frata Industrial S.A. (1993-1999).


·    Portuguese

·    English

·    French


·    Universidade de São Paulo , Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)

·    Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), Specialist in Philosophy of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

José Paulo MarzagãoTauil & Chequer Advogados

Tauil & Chequer Advogados is a ‘firm with excellent service and great technical capacity, always seeking to solve problems and highly focused on business‘. The ‘extremely creative‘ team is praised for its ‘very rapid response times‘ and ability to leverage off ‘the resources of a global firm, promoting the collaboration of resources and ideas employed in other jurisdictions‘. Its association with Mayer Brown ensures a strong flow of work from foreign investors and developers, often through the creation of special purpose companies and joint ventures. In addition to urban retail, hotels, industrial and mixed-use developments, the team also has a strong grounding in the agribusiness and forestry sectors. ‘Exceptional‘ practice head José Paulo Marzagão has over 20 years of experience in the full range of transactional matters. Ludmila Arruda Braga is ‘extremely attentive, responsive and creative in the solutions she proposes‘.