Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, announces the promotion of Paulo Rage to partner, effective January 1, 2017. In the period following Mr. Rage’s arrival at the firm in 2014, he has built a strong track record in corporate and M&A, international tax and international trade matters, and he has acted in highly complex projects in the African (particularly Mozambique and Angola), Sub-Saharan African and Latin American markets.
“Paulo’s commitment and dedication helped him achieve this landmark in his career, and I trust that he will continue to contribute to our success,” said Alexandre Chequer, the managing partner of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. “He has demonstrated leadership and knowledge of markets and international laws, as well as a commitment to teamwork.”
“The firm stands out in the forefront of international projects both in Africa and Latin America,” added Mr. Rage. “I am proud to be a member of a firm such as ours that recognizes merit internally and increasingly solidifies its leadership in major international projects.”In addition to representing multinational companies in over 30 countries, Paulo is also a director of the Brazil-Mozambique Chamber of Commerce (CCIABM). Paulo is a lawyer qualified in Brazil and Portugal and is fluent in English, Spanish and French. Paulo holds a Masters (LLM) and Graduation (LLB) in Law from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG. He has significant experience in complex transnational projects, from the planning and structuring phase (tax, corporate, financial, regulatory and employment planning) to implementation, involving primarily the infrastructure, construction & engineering, energy and oil & gas, mining, heavy industries and agriculture sectors.