João is an excellent professional and his personality makes him very easy to relate to. His legal and business expertise allow him to understand the macro guidelines of a given trade or structure as well as to dive into the minor details that any sophisticated trade requires.

He is a very affable person and yet he is very driven and energetic, delivering quick turnarounds when they are needed. The amount of effort, research and background knowledge that he can add to a discussion allow clients to swiftly trust on his legal advice. One aspect of external law firms that is very important nowadays  is cost efficiency:

João understands the need to have the appropriate level attorney in his office to perform the required work so that potential economies are taken advantage of.

Carlos Calheiros, Head of the Corporate Sales Desk & Structuring – Banco Votorantim S.A.