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Souto Correa Advogados
SAO PAULO, SP, 04543-011

Work Department

Environmental and Sustainability


Tasso Cipriano is a university professor advising domestic and foreign clients from all sectors of the economy on all areas of environmental law, with extensive work in both consulting and litigation. He has experience of Brazilian, international and European Union environmental law, with emphasis on product and chemicals regulation, waste management, management of contaminated sites, protected areas and water resources.


Portuguese (native), English, German, and Spanish


  • Specialist’s degree in management of contaminated sites from Centro Universitário Senac São Paulo. (2020)
  • Doctor iuris summa cum laude from the University of Bremen and the University of São Paulo. (2018)
  • Bachelor of Laws from the University of São Paulo (2011), with an exchange programme at the University of Munich. (2009/2010)


  • Director of legislative affairs at the Law for a Green Planet Institute (IDPV).
  • Counselor to the Brazilian Entrepreneurial Network of Life Cycle Assessment (Rede ACV).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Environment

Souto Correa Advogados acts for a range of longstanding and new clients from a range of industries, including forestry, energy, real estate, infrastructure and chemicals, which seek assistance in relation to their most complex environmental challenges. The team, which is primarily based in Porto Alegre, has strong credentials in environmental litigation, but is also seen with great regularity advising on the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions. Fabiana Figueiro is a ‘very competent professional within the area‘, who routinely handles environmental licensing and mandates concerning contaminated sites and reverse logistics. Juliana Pretto Stangherlin attracts instructions from forestry, pulp and paper, and energy clients in relation to compliance and environmental risk assessments. Mariana Vicente Níquel joined from Lefosse Advogados in October 2021 and reinforced the firm’s offering in carbon markets, transactions and licensing. The team was further reinforced by the arrivals of Tasso Cipriano and André Castilho from Felsberg Advogados in July 2022, who bring substantial experience in issues relating to waste management, contaminated sites and ESG.