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Antônio Fernando Guimarães Pinheiro

Fernando Pinheiro

Antônio Fernando Guimarães Pinheiro



  • Law Degree from Federal University of Minas Gerais Law School, 1971.
  • Bachelor in Business Administration – União de Negócios e Administração (UNA), 1978.
  • Post-Graduate Degree in Financial Administration – União de Negócios e Administração (UNA), 1979.

Practice Areas

  • Structuring of civil engineering contracts, energy and telecommunications projects in Brazil and internationally, international business transactions, joint ventures, project finance, privatization, concession, public-private partnership (“PPP”), tax law, administrative law, M&A transactions, civil and commercial contracts, Intellectual Property law, arbitration and compliance.

Other Activities

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Commercial Association of Minas Gerais.
  • Co-chair of the Construction, Infrastructure and Mining Practice Group of TERRALEX.
  • Former Legal Counsel for major corporations.
  • Lecturer in seminars on International Trade and Administrative Law.
  • Author of the chapter “International Joint Ventures in Brazil” published in the publication Lawyering in the International Market, by Transnational Publishers, Inc., New York, 1999.
  • Foreign Languages
  • Former head of legal departments of major companies in the areas of energy, steel works and heavy construction.
  • Continuous participation in meetings and legal congresses.

Foreign Languages

  • English, French and Spanish.