Our Team

Marcella Hill
“At CMA we really value people. That's reflected in our values as an institution. We work with empathy, we put ourselves in our clients' shoes because we want to help them achieve their business goals. We also take care of our team so that they can work in a good environment where they can reach their potential.”

Marcella Hill



Insurance and Reinsurance

Marcella Hill is a partner of Campos Mello Advogados’ Insurance and Reinsurance practice, based in São Paulo.


Marcella is an experienced Lawyer, Insurance Sector Leader and Transaction & Insurance Regulatory Specialist, expert in counselling clients on multijurisdictional legal matters in the Insurance & Reinsurance sectors.


Key strengths include: combining deep Brazilian, UK and international experience to counsel global clients on complex (re)insurance regulatory issues, corporate transactions and high-profile claims; leveraging experience as a trusted advisor to major Insurance sector clients to define and credibly guide commercial growth strategies; leading the mergers and acquisitions of regulated entities, multijurisdictional corporate reorganisations and portfolio transfers; and building collaborative senior stakeholder relationships up to Board level, leveraging existing networks to drive business development.




  • Chambers Brazil – Recognized as Up and Coming Lawyer in Insurance: 2023 
  • The Legal 500 – Mentioned in Insurance (Tier 2): 2018 – 2024 
  • Recognized as Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer: 2022, 2023 
  • Recognized as an “Acritas Star – Independently Rated Lawyer” 2016 – 2021. 
  • Recognized by Analise Advocacia as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in Insurance, Regulatory: 2021- 2023 
  • Recognized by Analise Advocacia Mulher (Special Edition for Female Lawyers) as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil in Insurance, Regulatory, Contracts and in São Paulo, 2021 2023 


Professional Memberships

  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro Chapters
  • Member and Co-chair of the Insurance Committee of Lex Anglo Brazil, 2015 – Present
  • Secretary Officer of the Negligence & Damages Committee of the International Bar Association



  • Negotiation Techniques for Lawyers: Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Faculty of Laws, São Paulo, Brazil – 2012
  • LL.M., International Business Law, University College London, 2011
  • LL.B., Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, 2006


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