Luis Felipe Spinelli > Souto Correa Advogados > Porto Alegre, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Souto Correa Advogados
AV CARLOS GOMES, 700
13TH ANDAR
PORTO ALEGRE, RS CEP 90480-000
Brazil

Work Department

Restructuring and Insolvency; Capital Markets; Corporate Law and M&A; and Wealth and Succession Planning

Position

Partner

Career

Luis Felipe Spinelli has more than 15 years of experience in the areas of Corporate Law and Restructuring and Insolvency, having provided legal counseling to national and international clients in transactions and noteworthy cases during this period, in addition to matters of Estate and Succession Planning. 

With a solid academic background, he is a professor of Corporate Law at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) Law School and the author of several books and articles, besides being a speaker in events related to the area.  

Languages

Portuguese (native); English, German, and Italian

Education

  • Visiting Researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht [Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law] (Germany) – 2016
  • Doctorate degree in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 2014
  • Master’s degree in Private Law from UFRGS – 2009
  • Specialist’s degrees in Corporate Law from UFRGS – 2006
  • Bachelor of Laws from UFRGS – 2005 

Leisure

Professor of Business Law at UFRGS Law School

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Restructuring and insolvency

Souto Correa Advogados has ‘a dynamic, innovative and collaborative’ approach. The Porto Alegre-based team ‘is extremely technical and committed to the projects it works on’. The firm represents domestic and international creditors and debtors with interests across the country. Founding partner and corporate expert Gilberto Deon Corrêa Júnior leads the team alongside Luis Felipe Spinelli, ‘a great lawyer‘ who is ‘always striving for excellence’. Fernando Pellenz has a good reputation for agribusiness-related restructurings and ‘has an excellent relationship with his clients and always seeks to innovate in his area of expertise’.