Henrique Bonjardim Filizzola

+55 11 3755-5402
Portuguese and English

Henrique has been working for over 20 years in capital markets, structured finance and corporate transactions, securitization and mergers and acquisitions, including several cross border transactions.

Henrique was an international associate at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago.


Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). Masters of Laws Degree (latu sensu) in Contractual Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP). Masters of Laws Degree (LL.M.) from Durham University Law School (England).

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association.


Henrique is recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of the main active lawyers in Brazil in Capital Markets One source identifies: “He is very good in helping international clients understand how DCM instruments work in Brazil, not only translating the legislation, but actually explaining the implications.” Another interviewee values that “in the most delicate moments, he is able to find a reasonable solution for all parties to overcome an obstacle.” (Chambers Latin America 2020).

Henrique is recognized by International Financial Law Review (IFLR 1000) 2020 as a highly regarded lawyer in Capital Markets, Banking and M&A.

Henrique is also listed as one of the most admired attorneys in Brazil by the publication “Análise Advocacia 500″ 2019.

The Legal 500 also recommends Henrique in Banking and Finance and Capital Markets (The Legal 500 Latin America 2019).

He is also listed as a standout practitioner in Capital Markets by Who’s Who Legal Brazil.

Henrique is in the “LACCA Approved” list of recommended lawyers for 2020, voted by in-house counsel in Latin America, as one of the best Capital Markets lawyers to work with.

Henrique was recommended by the GRR  (Global Restructuring Review) Guide “Names to know in Brazil”, which is a list of lawyers you need to know in the Brazilian restructuring market.