Dr. Octávio de Sousa LL.M. Photo

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, venture capital, and finance transactions as well as in advising on general corporate matters.


  • 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)

  • Allemagne

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

  • Bar Association Frankfurt am Main

  • Anglais
  • Allemand

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in Germany and Handelsblatt for Corporate Law and Private Equity Law, 2019-2022.
  • JUVE Handbook 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.