Gustavo Junqueira’s area of expertise in Dias Carneiro Advogados covers a number of investment-related issues. His work in banking and finance law, project and energy financing has already been recognized by specialized legal publications, such as Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global and Legal 500.

Gustavo has a wide experience in various credit operations structures, covering project, export, acquisition and corporate financing – including through national and international offerings. He also works with mergers and acquisitions.

He regularly assists clients in the energy, sugar and alcohol and infrastructure sectors. Recent highlights include assistance to creditors in financing and restructuring transactions in the areas of ports, telecommunications and hydropower, as well as financers and debtors in the sugar and alcohol industry, in debt repurchase and financing transactions.

Between 2012 and 2013, Gustavo was an international associate at Uría Menéndez, a renowned Ibero-American law firm. He worked in the branches of Beijing (China) and Madrid (Spain), focusing on M&A and financing transactions.


  • Specialization in Business, CEAG, Getúlio Vargas Foundation - FGV (2011)
  • Graduation in Law, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo - PUC-SP (2007)

Professional Associations

  • Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Section


  • "Risk capital in Brazil: evolution, practice and trends", co-author, Revista Española de Capital Riesgo, No. 3, 2011.
  • "Project Financing in Brazil and step-in rights", co-author, Banking Law News, Publication of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, vol. 23, No. 1, May 2016.
  • "Clean Company Law and Financing," author, Legal Ethics Compliance, May 2, 2016.