Specialist in corporate law, Lucas R. A. Scaff primary area of work is within the infrastructure area with focus on transport, national defense and energy sectors. In his experience, Lucas has advised clients on aircraft finance and regulatory aspects, obtention of licenses for remotely piloted aircraft, airport concession procedures, private airport projects planning and obtention of licenses, incorporation of air taxi companies, qualification of companies as a Strategic Defense Company, negotiation of renewable energy contracts and provided general advisory for startups on such areas. Lucas’ practice involves the negotiation of financing contracts, share purchase agreements, lease agreements, acquisition and sale of assets, shareholders agreements, structuration of financing to startups, constitution of liens, obtainment of necessary regulatory licenses, advisory on commercial and association agreements (such as partnerships and joint ventures), engineering procurement agreements, operation and maintenance contracts, equipment supply agreements, representation of clients before aviation, airport and customs authorities, participation in due diligences for capital markets issuances and merger and acquisition transactions and implementation of deals and projects in Brazil.

Associations

Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo section;

Aviation Working Group – AWG;

 

Recent acknowledgments

Ranked by Chambers Latin America from 2016 to 2018 as Associate to Watch, in Aviation (Finance).

Education

University of California, Berkeley, United States (Master’s degree (LL.M) Corporate and Finance Law, 2019);

Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Postgraduation in Corporate Law, 2018);

Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie (Bachelor of Laws, 2013).

Office experience abroad

Holland & Knight LLP, United States (International Law Clerk, 2016).

White & Case LLP, United States (International Associate, 2019-2020).