Ms Nicole Aun > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Life sciences and healthcare.


Senior associate.


Nicole Recchi Aun represents clients from the health industry in Brazil. Her practice consists in the legal and regulatory advisory to companies engaging in pharmaceuticals, health products, cosmetics, hygiene products, sanitizing products, food, agrochemicals, agricultural products and beverages. She advises on a variety of matters of interest to the sector, with a focus on clinical trials, import, sale and advertising of products regulated by public health surveillance, digital health, innovation and technologies in health, sensitive health data protection, compliance, production development and technology transfer partnership with public pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology, plant variety protection, biodiversity, and practices in M&A transactions and corporate structuring of companies from the health industry, including startups.


English, Portuguese.


Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP).

LL.M. in Science and Technology from the Stanford University.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Life sciences

(Rising stars)

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The well-established life sciences practice at Pinheiro Neto Advogados assists and advises clients in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food and food supplement, cosmetics, agribusiness and healthcare industries. At the forefront of this practice, the firm has recently assisted clients related to the National Immunisation programme for the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil. Multidisciplinary in its offering, the team is also engaged in transactional work, covering acquisitions, distributor and licensing agreements, clinical trials, research and development, technology transfers, and more, drawing on the strength of the firm’s leading corporate and M&A practice. Angela Kung, a co-founder of the life sciences practice at the firm, maintains a focus on regulatory and transactional work that is complex in nature, covering all segments of the life sciences industry, including emerging technologies. At the non-partner level, senior associate Nicole Aun is also a key member of team, closely involved in technology transfer projects in the pharmaceuticals sub-sector within the context of public and private partnerships. Laura Oliveira Barboza is also of note; she focuses on IP and administrative issues. Since publication, Camila Martino Parise has been raised to the partnership – with effect from January 2023.