João counsels national and international companies (including listed companies), private equity funds and investors on corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestments. He is admitted to practise in Spain and Brazil. From 2007 to 2012, he gained international experience in Spain, where he practised at a Big Four firm, a multinational company and top-tier Spanish law firms. He holds an LLM degree in international business law from the ESADE Law and Business Schools and an LLM degree in taxation from University of Barcelona. He also received a bachelor of laws degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco.