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Professional Experience

Anna Mello practices mainly in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Corporate, Major Projects, Insurance and Reinsurance, Oil & Gas, as well as Banking & Finance. She is ranked by Chambers Global 2009 as one of the leading advisers for Corporate/M&A, and has been listed for the last three years in Chambers Latin America's rankings for Corporate/M&A, Oil & Gas and Insurance. Ms. Mello joined Trench, Rossi e Watanabe in 1996 and became a partner in 2001. She also worked as an associate in the Baker & McKenzie's New York office in 1998.

Practice Focus

Ms. Mello coordinates the M&A, Oil & Gas, Insurance and Major Projects groups in the Rio de Janeiro office. She routinely represents Brazilian and multinational companies in a wide range of M&A and private equity deals. Some of her representative clients include companies in the oil & gas and insurance sectors.

News, Events and Publications

Invited, by a client, as a Speaker in a Latin America Seminar on Corporate Policies applicable to Management Liabilities. Speaker in various banking and merger and acquisitions conferences focused on current developments in Latin America. Presentations in local conferences of corporate, commercial and civil matter, such as Brazilian Corporate Law and New Brazilian Civil Code. Publications include a booklet on Insurance Practice in Brazil (September 2001 and 2003).

Professional Associations and Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association

Brazilian Bar Association Insurance Commission

Education

Ms. Mello graduated in 1991 at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Law School and earned her Masters Degree in Corporate Law from the Universidade Cândido Mendes. She also took up a course in corporate finance at New York University.

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