Vamilson José Costa is a partner at Costa e Tavares Paes Advogados in Brazil, a law firm with offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília.

He is a former partner of two Brazilian law firms and is well known for advising local and foreign conglomerates in a variety of disputes and transactions, as well as family-owned companies and their shareholders in mergers and acquisitions and dispute resolutions.

He is recommended by several respected industry publications in his areas of practice. He holds a law degree from Alta Paulista School of Law (1984) and an postgraduate degree in consumer affairs from the Catholic University of Sao Paulo – PUC-SP. He is a member of the Brazilian Bar and practises in the areas of arbitration, shareholders disputes, corporate law and M&A, insolvency matters, contract law pharmaceutical matters and compliance. He speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish.