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Silvia Castro Cunha Zono

Silvia Castro Cunha Zono

Practice Groups

Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Asset Planning, Agribusiness


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5577


Professional experience

Silvia has extensive experience in corporate law, with focus on M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate restructuring, as well as in the wealth and estate planning area and in the Agribusiness sector. Assisting local and foreign clients from the most diverse sectors, her experience also comprises structuring foreign investments in Brazil, besides analyzing, drafting and negotiating highly complex contracts, and conducting legal due diligences. Silvia worked as a foreign associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind & Garrison LLP from September 2011 to July 2012.


Silvia is recognized as Next Generation Partner in the Corporate/M&A area by The Legal 500, and as Rising Star in the Corporate/M&A and Private Equity areas by LMG Expert Guides. She is also recognized as Rising Star Brazil in the Corporate and M&A areas by Euromoney.


  • English


  • Wealth and Estate Planning Course of the Law School of FGV-SP (Fundação Getulio Vargas de São Paulo), 2019.
  • LL.M. degree from Northwestern University School of Law, USA, 2011.
  • Specialization in Corporate Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), 2010.
  • Bachelor of Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 2006.

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