Renata Sa was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is a qualified
lawyer by both the Brazilian and Portuguese Bar Associations since
2004 and 2006, respectively. Renata is also regulated by the
Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA.
After obtaining her Law Degree in Brazil, Renata worked as a criminal lawyer in a well-known Law Firm in Rio de Janeiro which enabled her to gain expertise in economic criminal law and international financial transactions.
In 2006, Renata moved to Portugal and achieved her post-graduate qualification in Economic European Penal Law at Coimbra University, distinguished to be an indisputable reference in higher education and research in Law.
While further studying towards her Master's in Community Law, also at Coimbra University, she joined a Property law firm in the Algarve to work as a specialist in Brazilian law.
Renata moved to the United Kingdom in 2008 and was invited to lead the Brazilian, Portuguese and Cape Verdean Department of an International Law Firm based in London. She has now established, and is a director of, a Chapter of the Chamber of Overseas and International Lawyers focused exclusively on Brazilian Property Investments.
Specialisation: Contract Law, Property Law, Criminal Corporate Law, Economic Crimes in Brazil, Anti-Money Laundering regulations, Criminal Appeals and European and International Penal Law.
"Renata Sa is one of the most ethical and diligent international lawyers I have ever met. Her attention to detail and her professional rigour is exceptional. We know Renata very well as she represents purchasers on our projects, operating independently from our business. We experience the level of detail and accountability that she demands on behalf of her clients directly. We trust in the quality of what she does as we experience it first hand, and would not hesitate to recommend her to any Purchaser interested in investing in ANY project in Brazil. She will massively reduce the risks to any investor."
Richard Cash, Partner at Invest in Brazil on 6th December 2010
"Renata provides our clients with excellent legal services and trust worthy advice that makes purchasing in an unfamiliar country like Brazil much more straight forward. Renata also provides me with excellent due diligence when I assess new projects in Brazil and her work expertly supports my very pedantic approach!"
Stuart Johnson, Managing Director at Experience-International on 6th January 2011
"When launching Tambaba Country Club Resort into the international market we had to ensure that the legality and ethics we display in Brasil could be demonstrated elsewhere. Renata showed first hand her professionalism when she insisted on visiting the site before delivering the due diligence and personally contacting and visiting the governing bodies issuing licences and documentation to support this. We continue to have a great relationship with her and all clients that have been serviced by her have the confidence their investment is 100% safe. Having knowledge and availability both sides of the Atlantic both ourselves and our clients has been exceptional."
Sean Trafford, Director at Aranessa Imóveis.
"Renata is an experienced professional with a detailed knowledge of Brasilian Law. I have done a number of business deals and her expertise has been instumental in making sure that the each deal is completed. I recomend her highy."
Lubin Reyes, Payments Specialist, International FX trade solutions and compliance specialist at Belcastle Ltd.
"I Have known and worked with Renata Sa in various legal
capacities since 2007 and i have always found her to be extremely
ethical and diligent in all the work that she has conducted
regarding our clients.To date she has independently acted on behalf
of over 110 clients that my company Invest In Brazil LTD have
recommended to her legal practice,many now have completed their
property purchase and received their freehold title deeds. I would
not hesitate to recommend the services of Renata Sa to anybody
In brazil property as she will explain and clarify the whole legal process form start to finish."
Paul Clarke, Director at Invest in Brazil.