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Elysangela de Oliveira Rabelo Maurer

Elysangela de Oliveira Rabelo Maurer

Practice Groups

Life Sciences & Healthcare, Corporate Law & Foreign Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Technology & Innovation


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5323


Professional experience

Head of the Life Sciences & Healthcare practice group, Elysangela has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, contracts and regulation in the sector. Her practice encompasses a wide range of issues involving companies in the pharmaceutical, health products, cosmetics and food industries, as well as assistance to a large number of hospitals in governance, healthcare compliance, clinical trials, health data privacy, health innovation and strategic matters. In the Corporate area, she represents domestic and foreign clients in incorporations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate restructuring. She also has significant expertise negotiating commercial contracts, such as those concerning contract manufacturing arrangements, supply, quality agreements, distribution, sales representation, and service agreements, among others.


She is recommended by Chambers Latin America, Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and Análise Advocacia 500, relevant legal guides.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Specialized degree in Biotechnology in the fields of Food, Environment, and Medicine from Faculdades Oswaldo Cruz, 2010.
  • University extension in Law of Business Enterprises from Harvard University, USA, 2006.
  • Specialized degree in Corporate Law from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), 2003.
  • Graduate of the Law School of Universidade São Judas Tadeu, 1998.

Additional activities:

  • Privacy and Data Protection course from Data Privacy Brasil, 2020.
  • CCEP-I (Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional-International) by SCCE (Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics).
  • Former member of the Sanitary Law Committee at OAB/SP (Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo section).
  • Former secretary at IBA - LARF (International Bar Association - Latin American Regional Forum).


  • "O Impacto das Leis Anticorrupção Estrangeiras após a Abertura do Setor ao Investimento Estrangeiro" chapter (co-author). In Compliance na Saúde - Presente e Futuro de um Mercado em Busca da Autorregulação. Salvador: Editora Sanar, 2016.
  • "Agricultural Law in Brazil: Overview" chapter (co-author). In Global Agricultural Law. London: Sweet & Maxwell/Thomsom Reuters, 2015.

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