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Benedito Villela

Senior Consultant

São Paulo
Language(s): Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian


Benedito "Bene" Villela is a senior consultant in São Paulo, specialised in contracts. With a Brazilian degree, he began as a head-hunter in 2021, with the target to open new markets and services, and has been recognised as eighth most admired Legal Executive in Brazil in 2020 and tenth in 2021 according to Editora Análise, and General Counsel Latin America Finalist 2020 by Lexology. Bene is a speaker, writer of articles and Professor at IBMEC, Finted, Future Law, ESA and AASP, with experience as corporate attorney and Head of Legal in large local and global companies including McDonalds, Ipsos, OAS, Nors and CIMED. This experience has provided a unique vision over the different corporate DNA´s and needs of diverse economic branches, allowing providing strategic advice and insights over different companies and new markets.

Recent Placements

Legal and Compliance Director, Pharmaceutical, Brazil Legal Coordinator, Fertilisers, Brazil Head Legal, Agribusiness, Brazil


LLB - PUC, specialization in Contracts in PUC, extension in Real State and Corporate law in GVLAW Corporate Law LLM at INSPER


IP, Medical Devices, Fintechs, Internet Companies, Startups, Paper, Boutique Law Firms.