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Rafaella Chiachio
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Rafaella Chiachio


Legal Practice Areas

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate




São Paulo

+55 (11) 3077 3500

Rafaella is an experienced lawyer in the corporate and M&A sector, counseling local and international companies on matters concerning corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, multi-jurisdictional transactions, listed companies and corporate governance. She is also responsible for the telecom practice in Campos Mello.


Rafaella works with companies in various economic sectors, but specially: food & beverages, chemicals, technology, telecom, and renewable energy. She also holds governance officer/secretary roles for listed and non-listed companies in Brazil, working closely with their legal counsels, strategic C-level management, and Board of Directors.


Within her practice, Rafaella contributes towards the establishment and/or expansion of companies’ businesses in Brazil and improvement of their corporate governance.



  • Post-Graduation in Corporate and Capital Markets Law, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-Rio), 2011.
  • Specialization in Oil & Gas Regulation and Businesses, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-Rio), 2008.
  • B.A. in Law, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2007.



  • Latin Lawyer 250, Highly Recommended Lawyer in Corporate and M&A, 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • Leaders League Brazil: Recommended Lawyer in Corporate/M&A: Mid and Small Cap: 2022
  • Recognized by “Análise Advocacia Mulher” one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil:
    • Corporate: 2021-2022
    • Commercial Contracts: 2021
    • Technology: 2022
    • Food and Beverage: 2021
    • Chemical and Petrochemical: 2021
  • Recognized by “Análise Advocacia 500” as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil:
    • Corporate: 2016, 2019 and  2023
    • Commercial Contracts: 2020
    • Food and Beverage: 2020
    • Chemical and Petrochemical: 2020


Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Corporate Conflicts Commission of the Special Chamber for Conflict Resolutions in Companies Restructurings – CamCMR.
  • Member of the Legal Committee of Abrasca – Brazilian Association of Listed Companies.



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