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Practice Areas

Our focus is primarily the provision of legal services in the context of the structuring and setting up of investments businesses and transactions, advisory of private equity funds, corporate entities and family offices . The main know-how of Schiappa Cabral & Associados, stemming from the expertise and extensive experience of its team of professionals, is focused on merger and acquisition transactions (M&A), financial and insurance law, commercial law and corporate governance, competition law and real estate law.

As regards other complementary areas of practice Schiappa Cabral & Associados partners with other firms and professionals who share the same values and establishes joint teams, assisting its Clients in proceedings that require a more comprehensive multidisciplinary approach or that involve other jurisdictions.

This area of practice is the core of Schiappa Cabral & Associados and includes the provision of legal services in the acquisition, merger and concentration of companies. These services are provided at all stages of the transaction, i.e. while defining reorganization models, structuring the transaction, implementing and drafting of contracts, carrying out due diligences, negotiating, obtaining regulatory approvals and also, later on, at the business integration stage. Schiappa Cabral & Associados and its team ensure a transversal provision of services in these type of dealings, both in domestic and cross border transactions, and in multiple business areas.

Legal advice in all areas and aspects of commercial and corporate law, drafting and negotiation of contracts, advisory and representation of stockholders and shareholders, legal support to governing bodies, as well as in matters related to corporate governance.

Counselling and legal advice in multiple fields of banking and insurance law (structured finance, private equity, investment funds, regulation and supervision, securitization and covered bonds, etc.).

Support and legal advice on capital market transactions, such as issues of capital and debt, public take-over bids, public offerings, amongst others.

Support and legal advice on competition law, mainly on aspects related to merger transactions, either vertical or horizontal.

Support and legal advice to companies and investors in the resolution of civil and commercial conflicts and disputes, both at an arbitral and judicial level, mainly regarding the compliance and non-compliance, interpretation and application of contracts.

Legal advice in the negotiation and contracting stages, benefits policy, drafting and review of employment contracts, collective bargaining and in all labor areas that are key to companies.

Advice to companies and real estate investors in matters related to the legal structuring of real estate transactions, project management, real estate development, real estate investment funds (open and closed), amongst others.


Schiappa Cabral & Associados is an organization primarily devoted to providing legal services to companies and investors with a specialized team of lawyers, focused on exceeding Client´s expectations.