Helena Marques de Souza Fernandes



Law Graduate from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). She specialized in American and International Law at The Center for American and International Law, Texas, USA.

Practice Areas

Contracts - Mergers & Acquisitions - Corporate - Administrative and Regulatory - Corporate Ethics & Compliance

Prior Experience

Her work is focused on the energy, mining industries and in segments tied to infrastructure in Brazil. She is highly experienced with the structuring of greenfield and brownfield projects and has deep knowledge of corporate, contract and regulatory law. She works with Brazilian and international clients and investors from several countries on the structuring, review of the terms, and implementation of local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including asset sales, joint ventures and other corporate operations. With ample experience in corporate governance issues, she is certified by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE).

Awards and Accolades

She is listed as one of the most admired lawyers in LACCA Approved, an international publication that lists the primary names on the legal market, recommended by the legal counsel of the biggest companies in Latin America, in the Corporate/M&A practice area.


Portuguese, English, and Spanish