Rachel is co-founding partner of Lembi Mesquita Advogados, a boutique law firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she is responsible for the tax and wealth planning area. She advises private clients related to all aspects of wealth planning and collaborates with her clients' advisors to design and implement tailored strategies that accomplish asset tax optimization, state planning, as well as other goals related to local and offshore structures, tax residency, trusts and foundations. Clients benefit from Rachel’s broad experience acquired while she worked in full service law firms and banks, with structured transactions, merger and acquisitions, financial and capital market, international and national tax planning and cross border transactions.
Graduated from the Law School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC. She has a Postgraduate Degree in Tax Law from Fundação São Paulo - COGEAE/PUC and a Master of Business Administration Degree in finance and capital markets from FIPECAFI/USP. She has a certificate as Mediator from the Argentinian Institute Mediaras. She is an active member of STEP and certified as Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) since 2013.