Vladimir Miranda Abreu

Areas of expertise: Agribusiness, Alternative Investments, Climate Change & Carbon Finance, Education, Environmental Law, ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance, Hotel & Resorts, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Real Estate, Real Estate, Timberland Investment
Languages: English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5219
Email: vabreu@tozzinifreire.com.br

Vladimir began his activities in TozziniFreire in 1996. He became a partner of the firm in the Banking and Capital Markets practice group, as he specialized in domestic and international financing deals involving loans and the issuance of securities, including IPOs. After acquiring extensive experience in structured real estate financing transactions, he became a partner in TozziniFreire’s Real Estate practice group, and under his leadership the group established innovative approaches to structuring transactions. He also worked in various capacities on both urban and rural real estate transactions. Vladimir has assisted clientes in several agroindustrial projects, especially involving timber assets, in several Brazilian states. In addition, he spearheaded the formation of the Climate Change and Carbon Market practice group, one of the most extensive and experienced in Brazil. Currently, Vladimir is the coordinator of the Agribusiness Practice in TozziniFreire.

// Academic education

LLM in Comparative Law from the New York University, USA, 1998. Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 1993.

// Recognition

Vladimir is consistently recommended by international legal publications such as Chambers Brazil, Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.

// Additional Activities

Member of the Climate Working Group ("CT Clima") of the Brazilian Corporate Council for Sustainable Development ("Conselho Empresarial Brasileiro para o Desenvolvimento Sustentável - CEBDS")

// Publications

“Brazil” chapter (co-author). In Environmental, Social & Governance Law 2022. London: ICLG (International Comparative Legal Guides), 2021. "Agriculture and Climate Change: Legal Paths for Emissions Neutrality in the Brazilian Agribusiness Sector" ("Agricultura e Mudanças Climáticas: Caminhos Jurídicos para a Neutralidade de Emissões no Setor Agropecuário do Brasil") chapter (co-author). In Regulatory and Legal Paths for Decarbonization in Brazil (Caminhos Jurídicos e Regulatórios para a Descarbonização no Brasil). Belo Horizonte: Fórum, 2021. "Real Estate" chapter. In Doing Business in Brazil. São Paulo: Swisscam, 2020. "Rural Lease Agreements: From new interpretation to the use of arbitration in dispute resolutions" (“Contratos de Arrendamento Rural: Das novas interpretações à utilização de arbitragem na resolução de conflitos”) chapter (co-author). In Arbitragem no Agronegócio. São Paulo: Editora Verbatim, 2018. "Growth and Sophistication in Real Estate Transactions" ("Crescimento e Sofisticação dos Negócios Imobiliários") chapter (co-author). In 40 Anos de Direito Empresarial no Brasil. São Paulo: Quartier Latin, 2016. "Agricultural Law in Brazil: Overview" chapter (co-author). In Global Agricultural Law. London: Sweet & Maxwell/Thomsom Reuters, 2015. "Real Estate and Property" chapter. In Doing Business in Brazil. São Paulo: Britcham Brazil Publications, 2012. Several articles in national and international publications, such as World Law Group (WLG), Industrial GHG Solutions Magazine, Energy Hedge, Brasil Econômico, Capital Aberto, Valor Econômico and Gazeta Mercantil.

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