Silvia Castro Cunha Zono

Areas of expertise: Mergers and Acquisitions, Wealth & Succession Planning, Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Alternative Investments, Agribusiness
Languages: English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5577

Silvia has extensive experience in corporate law, with focus on M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, as well as in the wealth and estate planning area and in the Agribusiness sector. Assisting local and foreign clients from the most diverse sectors, her experience also comprises structuring foreign investments in Brazil, besides analyzing, drafting and negotiating highly complex contracts, and conducting legal due diligences. Silvia worked as a foreign associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind & Garrison LLP from September 2011 to July 2012.

// Academic education

Bachelor of Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2006.

// Recognition

Silvia is recognized as Next Generation Partner in the Corporate/M&A area by The Legal 500, and as Rising Star in the Corporate/M&A and Private Equity areas by LMG Expert Guides. She is also recognized as Rising Star Brazil in the Corporate and M&A areas by Euromoney.

// Additional Activities

Coordinator of the Legal Committee of the Brazilian Rural Society.

// Publications

“Desafios no planejamento sucessório para famílias dedicadas ao agronegócio: Aspectos tributários e societários” chapter (co-author). In Controvérsias Tributárias no Agronegócio. Editora Dialética, 2021.

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