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Janaína Vargas

Janaína Vargas
55 11 3147 7863 janaina.vargas@mattosfilho.com.br São Paulo – Paulista


Janaina represents clients in the real estate industry, including real estate investment funds and joint ventures, domestic and regional developers of retail and office projects, institutional investors and investment management institutions in a wide range of real estate industry-focused transactions.


She has extensive experience advising real estate clients in acquiring, financing, developing and selling all types of real estate assets. Janaína’s top-notch expertise not only covers niche areas such as shopping centers, office buildings, logistic and industrial warehouses, real estate finance, but also complex rural real estate deals regarding timber acquisition, agribusiness and ESG.


Recently, Janaína has been acting as the lead real estate attorney in transactions involving multi-million-dollar acquisitions and dispositions. From the very beginning of her time as a partner at Mattos Filho, Janaína why she has been so successful in her 15-year career, playing an innovative, leading role in highly important cases.


Bachelor of Laws – Universidade de São Paulo (USP)

Specialization in Notary and Registration Law – Escola Paulista de Direito (EPD)

Specialization in Infrastructure agreements – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)

Specialization in International Law and Business Law – International Law Institute, Georgetown University (USA)


Euromoney – Expert Guides – Women in Business Law (2020)

Who’s Who Legal – Global Leader Real Estate (2020-2021)

Who’s Who Legal – Thought Leader Brazil – Real Estate (2020-2021)

Who’s Who Legal Brazil – Real Estate, Agribusiness, Forestry Investments (2018-2020)

Who’s Who Legal – Real Estate (2019-2020)

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With Janaína Vargas

Holandesa Galp Bioenergy adquiere la totalidad de una empresa conjunta con Petrobras

​​La holandesa Galp Bioenergy firmó un acuerdo de compraventa de acciones con Petrobras Biocombustíveis para adquirir el resto de las acciones de esta en la empresa conjunta Belem Bioenergia Brasil. El monto de la operación fue 6 millones de dólares (24,7 millones de reales al 17 de septiembre) Acceda al articulo en LexLatin

Mattos Filho promotes eight and passes 100-partner mark

Mattos Filho, has become the largest Latin American firm by partner count after promoting eight more of its lawyers to the partnership.

The firm promoted across its Brasília, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices, boosting its M&A, infrastructure, investment fund, tax and real estate departments. Click here and learn more.

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