Rafael Gaspar is a senior associate in Pinheiro Neto’s banking and finance and capital markets departments, practising in the São Paulo office. His practice includes domestic and cross-border banking and finance transactions, derivatives, agribusiness finance, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring and capital markets transactions. Rafael holds an LLM from the University of California, Berkeley (2016), a certificate in business administration from Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa (2013) and degree in law (LLB) from PontifíciaUniversidadeCatólica de São Paulo (2008). Rafael worked at Clifford Chance as a foreign consultant from 2010 to 2011. He is also recognised as a notable practitioner by IFLR1000 in equity capital markets, debt capital markets, and banking and finance.