Dr. Octávio de Sousa Photo
odesousa@reedsmith.com

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Octávio is a founding partner of the firm’s Frankfurt office and a member of the Global Corporate Group. He has substantial knowledge and extensive experience in advising on national and cross-border transactions, in particular on mergers & acquisitions, private equity and finance transactions as well as in advising on general corporate matters.

Credentials

  • New York School of Law, 2005, LL.M.
  • Germany, 2002, Second State Exam (Bar exam equivalent)
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany, 2000, First State Exam (J.D. equivalent)

  • Germany

  • All German Higher Regional Courts
  • All German Local and District Courts

  • Bar Association Frankfurt am Main

  • English
  • German

Awards & Recognition

  • JUVE Handboook for German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018: Octávio has been recommended as one of the top lawyers in Frankfurt and recognized beyond Mergers & Acquisitions "competent, strong economical thinking, able to work under pressure" as well as in Private Equity / Venture Capital.