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Adriano Schnur

Partner in infrastructure, corporate and finance, Adriano specializes in project and structured finance transactions. He is highly experienced in the transportation, logistics and mining industries.

Recent acknowledgments

  • Chambers & Partners Brazil: Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Projects and Banking & Finance (2021-2023)
  • Chambers Latin America: Banking, insurance and Finance and Projects (2020 - 2021)
  • Chambers Global: Banking & Finance and Projects (2021-2023)
  • The Legal 500: Banking and Finance, Projects and Infrastructure and Restructuring and Insolvency (2021-2022)
  • Leaders League: Banking, Recovery, Capital Markets (Debt and Equity) and Project Finance (2020-2021), Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency: Recovery, Capital Markets (Debt), Project Finance and Banking: Regulatory and Advisory (2022-2023)
  • Latin Lawyer 250: Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, and Project Finance & Infrastructure (2021-2022)
  • Latin Lawyer National: Capital Markets and Project Finance and Infrastructure (2020)
  • Latin Finance: Project Finance and Infrastructure Awards, recognized as the "Oil & Gas Finance of the Year" (2022)
  • Client Choice Award, by the International Law Office - Securitization & Structured Finance (2021)
  • Who's Who Legal: Banking and Project Finance (2019 - 2021)
  • Análise Advocacia: Commercial Contracts, Financial Transactions, Corporate, Concessions, Electric Power, and Pulp and Paper (2020), Business Contracts, Financial Transactions, Corporate and in São Paulo (2021)
  • IFLR1000: Banking and Project Finance, as "Notable practitioner" (2020 - 2022)


  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 2002)
  • Stanford University, United States (Master in Laws - LL.M., 2009)

Experience abroad

  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LL.P, New York, NY, United States (2007/2008)


  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Brazilian Institute for Energy Law (IBDE)