Mr Vladimir Miranda Abreu > TozziniFreire Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

TozziniFreire Advogados
CEP 04038-904
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Work Department

Agribusiness, Real Estate, Hotel & Resorts, Timberland Investment, Climate Change and Carbon Market, Infrastructure, Education, Private Equity & Venture Capital




Vladimir began his activities in TozziniFreire in 1996. He became a partner of the firm in the Banking and Capital Markets practice group, as he specialized in domestic and international financing deals involving loans and the issuance of securities, including IPOs. After acquiring extensive experience in structured real estate financing transactions, he became a partner in TozziniFreire’s Real Estate practice group, and under his leadership the group established innovative approaches to structuring transactions. He also worked in various capacities on both urban and rural real estate transactions. Vladimir has assisted clientes in several agroindustrial projects, especially involving timber assets, in several Brazilian states. In addition, he spearheaded the formation of the Climate Change and Carbon Market practice group, one of the most extensive and experienced in Brazil. Currently, Vladimir is the coordinator of the Agribusiness Practice in TozziniFreire.


English, Spanish and French.


  • Member of the Superior Agribusiness Council of the Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo (“FIESP”) (“Conselho Superior do Agronegócio – COSAG”)
  • Member of the Climate Working Group (“CT Clima”) of the Brazilian Corporate Council for Sustainable Development (“Conselho Empresarial Brasileiro para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável – CEBDS”)


  • LLM in Comparative Law from the New York University, USA, 1998.
  • Postgraduate degree in Administration from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), 1996.
  • Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 1993.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Real estate

TozziniFreire Advogados provides an ‘excellent and extremely personalised service‘ at a ‘high technical level‘. The ‘highly qualified lawyers‘ are noted for their ‘excellent communication, both with their client and with their client’s clients‘. The multidisciplinary team regularly assists in major hotel and multi-use developments, and has recently been involved in projects in the student housing and airport sectors. This is backed by a strong and expanding finance arm. Vladimir Miranda Abreu leads the team and is particularly experienced in rural and agribusiness related issues. Pablo Meira Queiroz has ‘extensive experience in real estate transactions of significant financial value and in structured real estate transactions‘.

Brazil > Environment

Praised for its ‘availability, speed of response and good technical knowledge’, the environmental law practice at TozziniFreire Advogados offers legal support to clients operating in a variety of sectors, including forestry, agribusiness, real estate, transport, energy and social infrastructure, on a multitude of projects, business transactions, regulatory matters and in litigation at the judicial and administrative levels. The team, which often works together with other practice groups in multidisciplinary matters, is also proficient in ESG, environmental compliance, sustainable finance and criminal law matters. Adriana Baptista is recognised for her work in relation to business-critical environmental mandates; she is a popular choice for clients involved in environmental disputes and projects with significant environmental implications. She jointly heads the department with Bianca Bilton Signorini Antacli, whose experience includes M&A transactions, brownfields, and projects related to the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol. Noted for ‘his excellent technical capacity and good communication with the client‘, senior associate Danilo Lambert Vieira de Sousa handles administrative proceedings, environmental licensing and the environmental risks of energy and infrastructure projects. Vladimir Miranda Abreu chairs the climate change and carbon market practice group.