Ms Heloisa Figueiredo Ferraz > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

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

Compliance and Internal Investigations, Infrastructure, Public Law.


Senior associate.


Heloísa Figueiredo Ferraz represents local and international clients in issues involving public procurement and public contracts, public utility concessions, public-private partnerships (PPPs) and regulatory issues. She advises on matters and defends clients in administrative proceedings and before Budget Oversight Boards. She also concentrates her practice on anti-corruption compliance and administrative misconduct. She usually engages in due diligence and negotiations involving public contracts and anti-corruption compliance issues in M&A deals.


French, English, Portuguese.


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

Specialization Degree (Certificate) in Administrative Law from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

(Rising stars)

Heloisa Figueiredo FerrazPinheiro Neto Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados is often engaged in complex and high-profile public law mandates in key industries, most notably life sciences, transport, sanitation and defence. The team is equipped to handle concessions, PPPs, government contracts and privatisations, as well as judicial and administrative disputes. Ricardo Pagliari Levy has a wealth of experience in public procurement matters, anti-corruption issues and administrative misconduct cases. Marcello Bernardes is a key contact for infrastructure projects and related litigation, while counsel Elina Cunha Friedl handles a mix of public biddings, concessions and litigation. At the associate level, Heloisa Figueiredo Ferraz and Samuel Lopes Parmegiani assist with public procurement and government contracts.