Ivandro Trevelim

Ivandro Ristum Trevelim

Partner, Campos Mello Advogados (cooperation firm)*

Ivandro Ristum Trevelim is a partner in Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper, and co-head of the Real Estate practice, based in São Paulo.

Ivandro focuses his practice on real estate and construction law, including business and legal consultancy for the purchase and sale of urban, rural and industrial plants, leases, structuring of real estate developments, retail, logistic centers and shopping malls; the structuring of real estate financing, real estate investment funds, construction and engineering projects, structuring of bid process and agribusiness. 

Ivandro regularly advises clients on issues involving real estate investment transactions, both for Brazilian and foreign investors. His client list is vast and includes native and international companies in all sectors of the real estate market. 

Recent editions of Chambers and Partners Latin America named Ivandro a "leading lawyer," and clients describe him  as "very knowledgeable, well-grounded and solution-oriented."

Before joining Campos Mello Advogados in 2012 as partner and head of the Real Estate and Construction practice in São Paulo, Ivandro served as real estate attorney for 12 years at a prominent Brazilian law firm.


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, BrazilSao Paulo, Brazil
  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Ph.D., Civil Law, Universidade de São Paulo 2014
  • LL.M., Civil and Real Estate Law, Universidade de São Paulo 2008
  • Post-Graduate Degree, Corporate Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo 2002


Chambers Brazil: Transactional

  • Band 3, Real Estate (2021 - 2023)
    Chambers comments, "Ivandro Ristum Trevelim is acquainted with several issues related to real estate projects, including lease agreements. A client states: 'He is like a marathon runner: he never gives up on any matter whatsoever. If he sees a clause that was not included he insists until it is there.'"

Chambers Latin America

  • Band 4, Brazil Real Estate (2017 – 2021)

The Legal 500 Latin America

  • Leading Lawyer, Brazil Real Estate (2021 – 2024)
    Clients say, "The Campos Mello real estate practice is composed of top flight practitioners. In addition to being the highest quality RE lawyers, they know the business dynamics of the local markets in Brazil. Moreover, they also are incredibly responsive to clients’ needs. I have nothing but the highest regard for...  Ivandro Trevelim."
  • Recommended, Brazil Real Estate (2013 – 2019)
  • Recommended, Brazil Corporate and M&A (2014)
Excellence and Relationship
Campos Mello Advogados was the first full-service Brazilian law firm to consistently use the NPS (Net Promoter Score) method. In the first year using the method, the firm achieved grade 83.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo Chapters
  • Member of Board of Debates of Real Estate Law (MDDI)
  • Member of the Law Commission of Real Estate and Urban
  • President of the Rural Land Commission at the IBRADIM (the Brazilian Institute for Real Estate Law)



+55 11 3077 3561
(Work, São Paulo (Cooperation Firm))