Team

Aurea d’Avila Mello Cotrim

Founding and Managing Partner

Aurea Cotrim’s practiced is focused on contracts and projects, corporate law and arbitration.

She has 25 years of experience across a range of business sectorsparticularly energy, Oil & Gas, hygiene, defence, transportation, civil and project engineering — and she has been the General Counsel of a major avionic supplier in Brazil.

Ms Cotrim has been the leading legal advisor for the five largest biochemical gas (landfill) energy projects in Brazil, and for dozens of windfarms, solar, small hydro, hydro, oil, gas, wood chips and castor oil energy projects.

She also has assisted foreign companies, investors and private equity sponsors on establishing a local presence and on their investments, joint ventures and other commercial transactions in Brazil.

Her deep experience in arbitration is noteworthy, markedly in disputes related to corporate, M&A and investment issues.

  • Other Activities
  • In House Training in Corporate Accounting - Arthur Andersen​

Contact information

Training and Career

Bachelor of Laws

Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Universidade Cândido Mendes (1994)

Master of Laws

Rijksuniversiteit Maastricht (2001)

Bar Admissions

OAB - RJ 88.182 | SP 204.742

Languages

Portuguese, English, Hebrew

Aurea d'Avilla
Mello Cotrim

Founding and
Managing Partner

Informações de Contato

Training and Career

Bachelor of Laws

Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Universidade Cândido Mendes (1994)

Master of Laws

Rijksuniversiteit Maastricht (2001)

Bar Admissions

OAB - RJ 88.182 | SP 204.742

Languages

Portuguese, English, Hebrew

Aurea Cotrim’s practiced is focused on contracts and projects, corporate law and arbitration.

She has 25 years of experience across a range of business sectorsparticularly energy, Oil & Gas, hygiene, defence, transportation, civil and project engineering — and she has been the General Counsel of a major avionic supplier in Brazil.

Ms Cotrim has been the leading legal advisor for the five largest biochemical gas (landfill) energy projects in Brazil, and for dozens of windfarms, solar, small hydro, hydro, oil, gas, wood chips and castor oil energy projects.

She also has assisted foreign companies, investors and private equity sponsors on establishing a local presence and on their investments, joint ventures and other commercial transactions in Brazil.

Her deep experience in arbitration is noteworthy, markedly in disputes related to corporate, M&A and investment issues.