LACCA Approved: Laura Mendes Bumachar

Litigation Brazil

Practice areas: Litigation and arbitration, recovery of companies and bankruptcy.


Laura has extensive experience in reorganisations, bankruptcy, civil litigation and arbitration and has been at the forefront of several leading cases in these areas. She is a versatile practitioner and has always been recognised as a leading lawyer for her work in reorganisations and multilateral negotiations by Chambers Latin America, PLC Which Lawyer and Who's Who's Legal, The Legal 500, among others.


LLM – Harvard Law School: Cambridge, MA, PIL – USA – Programme of Instruction for Lawyers – 2007.
Corporate Law and Capital Markets (extension program) – Fundação Getúlio Vargas – 2004.
Specialisation - IBMEC – Postgraduate Programme in Corporate Law - Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais – 2003.
Bachelor of Laws – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ/RJ – 1999.
Harvard Law School: Cambridge, MA, PIL – EUA – Programme of Instruction for Lawyers (LL.M) – 2007


  • A Assembleia Geral de Credores na Lei e Recuperação e Falências - A nova lei de falências e de recuperação de empresas – LEI Nº 11.101/05, ed. Forense.
  • A Guideline to Transnational Bankruptcy and the new Brazilian Reorganization Law – International Business transaction with Brazil, published by IBRADEMP.
  • Practical Law Company Cross Border Handbooks - Restructuring and Insolvency in Brazil – The law and leading lawyers worldwide 2008/09.
  • O penhor agrícola no processo de recuperação judicial – Ed. Castro Lopes.
  • The Restructuring Review – Brazilian chapter 2014/2016 – Law Business Research

Languages: Portuguese, English.


LACCA Approved

Administrative Law

Anti-Corruption & Compliance



Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate / M&A


Intellectual Property Law




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