Sofia Carbonell is an associate in the Corporate & Securities practice of Tauil & Checker Advogados associated with Mayer Brown in the São Paulo office. She focuses her practice in the Infrastructure sector, mainly on Administrative and Regulatory Law, focusing on structuring projects and providing legal advice to companies in regulated sectors of economic activity, which involves, among others, logistics sectors such as ports, airports, highways, railways and urban mobility. The purpose of the advisory legal advice is, in summary, tender proceedings, public contracts, concessions, public-private partnerships, administrative proceedings and the follow-up of certain judicial and arbitration proceedings with strategic administrative purpose.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Sofia worked in the insurance and reinsurance practice as a trainee and a junior associate at Mattos Filho Advogados, where her practice consisted of providing legal advice to insurance companies in the process of adjusting insurance claims, within the scope of infrastructure projects, drafting legal opinions on security guarantees in tenders and public contracts, reimbursement strategies and opinions on insurance coverage.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese


Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/SP), Bachelor of Law

Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/SP), Post-graduate Degree in Law

Pontifical Catholic University PUC/RJ, Bachelor of Law (JD equivalent)


  • Brazil