Marcelo Viveiros de Moura obtained his LLB degree from the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) faculty of law in 1988 and his LLM degree from the University of Cambridge in 1993. He is a partner in the corporate division of Pinheiro Neto in Rio de Janeiro, where he has worked for 32 years. Mr Moura has also worked as a visiting associate at Slaughter and May in London. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions (corporate restructuring), regulatory law in relation to oil and gas, capital markets, insurance, project finance, administrative law, government procurements and contracts.