Senior Legal Counsel, TEP
With over 11 years of experience as a lawyer and 16 years of experience working in the legal industry, Marcos is responsible for managing Southpac’s legal team. He joined the company in July 2018 after obtaining a Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Business in New Zealand. In 2021, Marcos acquired a TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner) designation from STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) upon obtaining a STEP Diploma in International Trust Management. Marcos is an awarded legal manager for the largest bank in Latin America – Itaú Unibanco Holding SA. His achievements as a lawyer led him to become the managing director and shareholder of his law firm in Brazil before moving to New Zealand in 2017. Marcos provides excellent services leading, training and developing lawyers and paralegals employed by Southpac and helping clients with direct contact with attorneys, banks and investment advisors worldwide.
Outside work, Marcos enjoys practising sports such as mountain biking, surfing and football (real football – soccer). Marcos is also passionate about technology – he’s always looking for new trends and tools to improve his personal and professional life.