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Maria Beatriz Bueno N. Kowalewski

Maria Beatriz Bueno N. Kowalewski

Practice Groups

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law , & Foreign Investment, Insurance & Reinsurance


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5166


Professional experience

Maria Beatriz has extensive corporate experience, advising Brazilian and foreign companies on M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate reorganization. She has significant practical knowledge of negotiating and drafting commercial contracts such as those concerning distribution, procurement sales representation, supply, and service agreements, among other issues. Her practice also encompasses M&A transactions and regulatory matters involving insurance and reinsurance companies. Maria Beatriz is coordinator of the German Desk, TozziniFreire’s group created specifically to assist German, Swiss and Austrian clients (DACH region) in their business transactions in Brazil. She also has broad international experience, having worked in leading international law firms in Germany and Belgium from 2005 to 2007.


Maria Beatriz is recognized by The Legal 500, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250 and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides.


  • English
  • German
  • Spanish


  • Specialized degree in Business Management from Business School São Paulo, 2009.
  • M.LL.P. from the Law School of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, 2006.
  • Specialized degree in German Law from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, 2004.
  • Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 1997.

Additional activities:

  • Member of the Deutsch-Brasilianische Juristenvereinigung e.V.

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