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Vladimir Miranda Abreu

Vladimir Miranda Abreu

Practice Groups

Agribusiness, Real Estate, Hotel & Resorts, Timberland Investments, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Education, Private Equity & Venture Capital


Office: São Paulo
Phone: (55 11) 5086-5219


Professional experience

Vladimir has focused his practice on the areas of capital markets and banking transactions, becoming a specialist 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 timberland investments 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. Vladimir previously worked as a foreign associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York, USA (1998-1999). After that, he was responsible for TozziniFreire’s New York office for two years (1999-2001), assisting U.S. companies in the development of their businesses in Brazil.


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


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • LLM in Comparative Law from the New York University, USA, 1998.
  • Postgraduate degree in Administration from FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas), 1996.
  • Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 1993.


  • Caminhos Jurídicos e Regulatórios para a Descarbonização no Brasil (co-author). Belo Horizonte: Fórum, 2021.
  • "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.
  • "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.
  • "Indirect Investment" chapter. In Doing Business in Brazil. São Paulo: Britcham Brazil Publications, 2005.
  • Several articles in national and international publications, such as World Law Group (WLG), Industrial GHG Solutions Magazine, Energy Hedge, Brasil Econômico, Capital Aberto and Gazeta Mercantil.

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