The starting point for any conquest is the will to proceed.
(Napoleon Hill)


Recognized as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 (2017).


Ruy Menezes Neto specializes in contract law, corporate law, corporate restructuring, real estate, implementation and registration of foreign investments with the Brazilian Central Bank, as well as structuring and negotiating M&A and joint ventures. He coordinates due diligence processes, and is experienced in drafting contracts for use in the energy (Oil & Gas) sector. He works on business and consulting projects.

Academic Background

Bachelor's Degree in Law, Mackenzie Presbyterian University (São Paulo).

Specialization in Contract Law, Pontifical Catholic University (São Paulo).

Energy Sector Law Extension Course, Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo).

Real Estate Law Extension Course, United Metropolitan College (São Paulo).

Business Law Extension Course, United Metropolitan College (São Paulo).


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


  • Brazilian Bar Association (São Paulo Section).

  • São Paulo Lawyers' Association (AASP).

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