Mauricio Negri Paschoal > Souto Correa Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Souto Correa Advogados
SAO PAULO, SP, 04543-011

Work Department

Corporate Law and M& Capital Markets; and Contracts




Mauricio Paschoal has over 20 years of experience in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and contracts, including acquisitions and divestitures, formation of joint ventures, financing transactions and securities offerings.  

His solid experience in corporate matters includes counseling on matters such as regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM) and the Central Bank of Brazil, long-term compensation and incentive plans, and estate and succession matters.   

He regularly counsels national and international clients, including public and private companies, private equity and venture capital funds, financial institutions, and family offices.  


Portuguese (native), English, and Spanish


  • Master of Laws from Columbia Law School (NY) – Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar – 2008
  • Bachelor of Laws from the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) – 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Corporate and M&A

Working in close collaboration with other departments in the firm (including tax, labour, competition and bankruptcy), the corporate and M&A group at Souto Correa Advogados offers multidisciplinary advice in the context of M&A deals, corporate restructurings and joint venture agreements. The team, which is often retained by major players in the energy, technology, agribusiness, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors, excels in foreign investment mandates, where it acts for global and regional clients in incorporations, restructurings or the expansion of operations in Brazil. The practice is under the joint leadership of managing partner Carlos Souto and Rodrigo Tellechea, both of whom possess in-depth knowledge of M&A transactions, corporate reorganisations and contractual structures. Gilberto Deon Corrêa Junior and the ‘incredibly talentedMauricio Negri Paschoal are also recommended for corporate, commercial and M&A matters. Clarissa Yokomizo excels in cross-border transactions, joint ventures and financing issues. The firm’s diversity committee is focused on the promotion of measures to reduce unconscious biases in hiring processes and career progression. It has recently partnered up with Pretos no Direito and Black Tax Matters, which seek to connect black students and professionals and companies that are committed to making the legal profession more diverse and inclusive.