Ivandro Maciel Sanchez Junior


+55 11 3150-7181
Area of practice

Ivandro Sanchez strongly engages activities in the corporate area, focused on high complexity negotiations and M&A transactions. His practice encompasses corporate governance, mainly in the provision of support to the managing bodies of companies that have high governance standards.
He is the Head of the Latin American & Iberian Desk at Machado Meyer, providing legal assistance to some of the main Spanish, Portuguese and Latin-American investors in Brazil.
Sanchez was a pioneer in the country in corporate and contractual matters that are inherent to the industry of Sports and Entertainment, being the Head of such practice area at the firm.


  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)

Recent acknowledgments

  • Recognized by the Leaders League, 2021 edition, in Media.
  • Ranked by Análise Advocacia 500, 2020 edition, as one of the most admired lawyers in São Paulo and in the Electric Energy sector.
  • Recognized by the guide IFLR1000, 2020 edition, in M&A, as Notable practitioner.
  • Recommended by Who’s Who Legal, 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions, in Sports and Entertainment.
  • Recommended by The Legal 500, 2019 edition, in the Corporate and M&A
  • Ranked by Chambers Latin America 2016, 2017 and 2018, in Media & Entertainment.
  • Ranked by Chambers Global 2017 and 2018, in Media and Entertainment.
  • Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250, 2017 edition.


  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil (Bachelor of Laws, 1995).

Office experience abroad

  • Cuatrecasas Abogados, in Spain (1999).