Helen Gaudio Valente Figurelli

Helen Gaudio Valente Figurelli


Portuguese, English, French and Russian


Practice focused on corporate law, M&A, private equity and capital market and structured transactions. Helen advises clients on corporate reorganizations, organization of companies, joint ventures and investment funds, capital market and funding transactions and M&A, across different industries, including in agribusiness, retail, hospitality, infrastructure and energy. Helen has been recommended by Análise Advocacia 500 since 2015, as well as by Legal 500 Latin America since 2015 as a leading corporate lawyer. Recognized by Best Lawyers from 2020 to 2023. Recommended by Leaders League 2023 and 2024 in Corporate/M&A .


Master’s degree in International Private and Business Law
Université Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (2009)
International Private Law Course
International Law Academy of Hague (2007)
Graduate degree in Environment and Business Law
Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Rio de Janeiro (2005)
Specialization in International Law
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – Porto Alegre (2004)
Bachelor of Laws
Federal University of Rio Grande (2002)


Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
– Rio de Janeiro Chapter (2005)
International Bar Association, IBA