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Cristiano Schiller

Cristiano O. S. B. Schiller

Associate, Campos Mello Advogados (cooperation firm)*

With more than 10 years of practice in the area, Cristiano has participated in several real estate transactions, mostly regarding the acquisition of properties and development of real estate developments, including drafting purchase and sale agreements, construction agreements, built to suit agreements, lease agreements and condominium bylaws. In most of the projects, Cristiano has coordinated the due diligences and drafted the main instruments.

DLA Piper and Campos Mello Advogados (CMA) are separate and independent law firms, which work in cooperation with one another. Partners of DLA Piper are not partners of CMA; and CMA partners are not partners of DLA Piper.

Bar admissionsRio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • Assisted a recreational facilities company in drafting the construction agreement for a zipline originating from a major Rio de Janeiro landmark
  • Assisted a real estate company in the acquisition and development of two seaside properties to develop high-profile residential buildings
  • Assisting a petroleum company in the regularization of more than 400 easements distributed in three oil and gas clusters in the northeast region of Brazil, which were acquired from Petrobras
  • Assisted a healthcare company in executing multiple complex lease transactions, including built-to-suit and construction agreements regarding the development of health units that serve as an alternative between acute hospital care and home care for rehabilitation and palliative care patients
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French
  • M.Sc., Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King's College London 2015
  • LL.M, Civil Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, 2022


    Specialization, Civil and Constitutional Law, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro 2013

  • B.A., Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, 2011


  • Author, "Penal clause and indemnity in light of the dichotomy between positive and negative interest: the example of the real estate exchange," Editora Foco, 2022
  • Author, "Online courts and disruptive technologies as means of expanding access to justice," Revista de Direito e as Novas Tecnologias dos Tribunais, Revista dos Tribunais, December 2021
  • Author, "Liability arising from defects in the property," Migalhas, May 2021
  • Author, "On the characteristics and nature of residential with services: leasing or hosting?," IBRADIM, December 2020
  • "Unjust Enrichment in the Context of the Theory of the Juridical Fact," Revista de Direito Privado, 2016
  • "The Real Estate Due Diligence in Light of Law No.13.097/2015 and the New Civil Procedure Code: Registral Public Faith, Fraud to Execution and Other Notes," Viva Editora; ADIT Brasil, 2016
  • "Dispute Board is Arbitration: An Alternative View on The Nature and Enforceability of a Dispute Board's Determination," Construction Law Journal, 2015
  • "Association of Dwellers and the Possibility of Charging the Non-Associates: Recognising the Principle of Unjust Enrichment and of a Legal Relationship in Light of the Principle of Solidarity," Revista dos Tribunais, 2015

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro
  • Member, Instituto Brasileiro de Direito Imobiliário (IBRADIM)