Mr. Tavares is a Partner of Demarest’s M&A practice group. He holds a master’s degree in law from Northwestern University (USA) and an MBA in finance from Fundação Instituto de Administração in São Paulo. Specializing in corporate law, Lucas concentrates his practice in corporate, M&A, real estate and contracts. His international experience includes having worked at the Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal office in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and the Demarest office in New York (USA). Mr. Tavares has acted in numerous high-profile and high-value transactions for clients that include Shanghai Pengxin, Sandvik, Bayer, Aliança and Azul Linhas Aéreas, among others. Most recently, he has advised on M&A and JV transactions for Amcor, Tripadvisor, 7 Bridges and 100 Real Estate Investimentos Ltda. (a subsidiary of 7 Bridges Capital Partners).