Senior Associate

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Ana Paula is a Senior Associate focusing on advising international and domestic asset managers, institutional investors, banks and other financial institutions.

Ana Paula started her career as a trainee at Citibank in 2008, having worked in different areas, including Private Bank, Investments, Corporate Bank and Legal, where she established herself as a Senior Lawyer. Thereafter Ana Paula served as Senior Counsel at HSBC for four years structuring mutual funds for retail, private and institutional clients. She also advised on the implementation of FATCA for the Private Bank and Asset Management.

In 2014, Ana Paula joined Franklin Templeton Investments advising on the structuring and launching of a broad range of funds (incl. equity, fixed income, balanced) for institutional investors and third-party distributors.

  • Senior Associate at CapstoneLaw, Zurich, since 2018.
  • Franklin Templeton Investimentos (Brasil) Ltda., Corporate Counsel, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2014 – 2017
  • HSBC Bank Brasil S.A. – Banco Múltiplo, Private Bank and Asset Management Senior Lawyer, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2010 – July 2014
  • Citibank S.A., Sao Paulo, Brazil, Private Bank Senior Lawyer, 2008 – 2010
  • Member of Sao Paulo (Brazil) Bar Association
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil (Art. 3 EAOAB)
  • Master in Financial and Capital Markets Law (LL.M.), Insper – Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa, 2012.
  • Bar Exam, Sao Paulo, 2007.
  • Graduate Law Degree, Sao Paulo, 2007, Law Studies at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie.
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • German (basic)
  • The Civil Responsibility of the State due to Jurisdictional Acts: with emphasis on the magistrates’ role, in Portuguese, Sao Paulo (Brazil), 2007.