Suzana Camarão Cencin Castelnau is a partner in the corporate, contracts and M&A area at Machado Associados. Since she joined the firm 11 years ago, she has been specializing in corporate law, corporate restructuring, foreign investments in Brazil and Brazilian investments abroad, and succession planning in family owned companies.

She is an active member of the France-Brazil Chamber of Commerce and part of the corporate committee at Centro de Estudos das Sociedades de Advogados – CESA (a Brazilian law association). She holds a master’s degree from FACAMP and an MBA/master degree on business and tax law and business management from INSEEC Paris (Grande École de Commerce). She is fluent in English, Spanish and French.

MBA in business law tax and management, École de Commerce INSEEC (2012)
Bachelor of laws, Faculdade de Campinas (FACAMP) (2007)


Brazilian Bar Association - São Paulo Section (OAB/SP)
Member of the Corporate Committee CESA (Centro de Estudos de Sociedades de Advogados)
Member of the Chamber of Commerce France-Brazil