Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown provides a wide range of real estate assistance to companies, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and investors. We draft and negotiate contracts covering, among other things: the financing and development of real estate ventures, built-to-suit and sale & leaseback transactions; the construction, purchase and sale of properties; and the creation of warranties, exchanges, non-residential leases (including shopping malls) and EPC (Engineering Procurement & Construction), tax planning of operations related to real estate, joint ventures and corporate transactions involving real estate assets.

Our lawyers advise financial institutions, investors and companies on the financing of real estate ventures, by means of issuance of Debentures, Promissory Notes Certificates of Real Estate Receivables (CRI), Mortgage Bonds (CCI), Bank Credit Bills (CCB), and the acquisition of real estate assets.

We also render advisory services regarding the constitution, operation and public distribution of quotas of Real Estate Investment Funds (FII), Private Equity Investment Funds (FIP) or “Fundos de Investimento em Direitos Creditórios” (FIDC), and of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV).

In the international investment area, Tauil & Chequer lawyers have advised the entry of REIT (Real Estate Investment Trusts) and private equity funds in Brazil from the investment decision to the execution of the deals. When structuring these deals we create subsidiaries of these entities in countries whose tax system are more advantageous; we analyze and utilize international treaties to help clients avoid double taxation and we advise on the various tax matters related to the management of these entities and their subsidiaries.


Chambers Latin America 2018
(...) offers strength in the development of major projects involving shopping centres, hotels and condominiums.

"Tauil & Chequer is a global firm due of its association with Mayer Brown and this provides clients with heightened confidence as it enables them to handle a wider range of domestic and cross-border issues."