AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Administrative law and public biddingsOpen or Close

    • Administrative Litigation;
    • Legal advisory legal and litigation at State Secretaries, State Ministries, Administrative Authorities, Autonomous Government Entities and Regulatory Agencies;
    • Advising and litigation on public bidding processes, administrative and judicial appeals;
    • Client advising on public biddings;
    • Public concession contract review and Stand license applications;
    • Advising on public concessions and public biddings;
    • Legal Advice, studies, analyses and legal consultations;
    • Analyses of  public contracts and public bidding invitation letters.

  • Regulatory BodiesOpen or Close

    • Legal opinions on normative acts of Regulatory Bodies such as ANS, ANAEEL, ANATEL, CADE;
    • Administrative Council of Economic Defense;
    • Legal Document writing for regulatory projects at government agencies.

  • EnvironmentalOpen or Close

    • Preventive and litigation advocacy on notices of infraction and corporate lawsuits;

    • Consultancy on Brazilian environmental law and the reflections of international regulations in Brazil;

    • Legal advising on the use of hydro resources and basic sanitation;

    • Environmental litigation;

    • Interpretation and updating of sector related law;

    • Advising on contractual and extra contractual liabilities related to hazardous material transportation and waste disposal;

  • CivilOpen or Close

    • General Legal Consultation;

    • Civil contract writing and review;

    • Preventive and litigious advisory;

    • Lawsuit monitoring and litigation all over Brazil;

    • Assistence on national and international arbitration;

    • Legal assistance on adoption procedures;

    • Divorce;


    • List of assets - Inventory;

    • Last will and Testament.

  • Commercial LawOpen or Close

    • Writing and analyses of all kinds of contractual instruments;

    • Commercial legal advising legal on business contracts and agreements according to projects presented by clients;

    • Analysis of specific legislation  directly or indirectly related to clients’  negotiations and projects (Antitrust and Unfair Trade Practice, Brazilian Code of Consumerist Law and Regulatory Sector);

    • Legal risk analyses in business negotiations;

    • Commercial practice advising, on  buying, selling, renting, leasing, supplying, sales  representing and legal protective measures.

  • CompetitiveOpen or Close

    • Consulting and legal opinions on economic and concurrency law;

    • Antidumping litigation;

    • Administrative litigation at CADE – Administrative Council for Economic Defense and SDE – Secretariat of Economic Law;

    • Notifying of acts of vertical and horizontal economic concentration to the Administrative Council of Economic Defense – CADE, the Secretariat of Economic Law – SDE, the National Agency of Telecommunications – ANATEL and the Secretariat of Economic Monitoring SEAE.

  • LitigationOpen or Close

    • General advice;

    • Judicial and Administrative.

  • EnergyOpen or Close

    • Writing and Review of Energy Sector related Contracts;

    • Legal advising on Administrative Acts issued by the Government and its Regulatory Bodies;

    • Legal assistance and document review for the building of small-scale hydroelectric centrals;

    • General legal advising on electric power trading;

  • FamilyOpen or Close

    • General Consultation;

    • Civil contract writing and review;

    • Preventive and litigious consulting;

    • Lawsuit monitoring and litigation all over Brazil;

    • Assistence on national and international arbitration;

    • Legal assistance on adoption procedures;

    • Divorce;

    • Interdictions, guardianships and trusteeships;

    • List of assets - Inventory;

    • Last will and Testament.

  • FinancialOpen or Close

    • Legal Advising on formation and regularization of financial institutions at the Central Bank of Brazil;

    • Client support on legal documental analyses for the borrowing and granting of loans;

    • General legal consultancy and analyses of normative acts issued by the Central Bank of Brazil;

    • Legal analyses and negotiations of warranties;

    • Legal Advising on foreign exchange transactions for the entrance and remittance of amounts inside and outside Brazil;

    • Writing and review of active and passive banking contracts.

  • InternationalOpen or Close

    • Legal assistance to Brazilian companies with cross-border operations;

    • International trading import export legal advising;

    • Foreign Company forming;

    • Registry of foreign investment at the Central Bank of Brazil;

    • General legal Consulting on Foreign Investment Acts and Regulations.

  • MiningOpen or Close

    • Legal advising to Mining Companies on Governmental Notices of Availability of areas for prospecting and mining of mineral resources;

    • Consulting on mining legislation in general.

  • Business Criminal LawOpen or Close

    • Advising and litigation on police investigations and criminal prosecutions based on charges of tax evasion, money laundry, work accidents, environmental crimes, “honor” crimes, violation of authorial rights among others;

    • Counseling and litigation on behalf of victims of corporate frauds.

  • PrivatizationsOpen or Close

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    • Legal Advice on investments in the energy area;

    • Legal assistance to investors interested in participating in the bidding process / public competition to obtain permissions or permits for the operation of public services;

    • Development of opinions, studies, analysis and answers to queries;

    • Guidance on the preparation and negotiation of contracts relating to activities in the sectors of electricity, oil and natural gas (purchase and sale of electricity to free consumers, "PPA - Power Purchase Agreements" etc.).

  • CorporateOpen or Close


    • Formation of companies and associations and their registration at the commercial registry office;

    • Dissolutions and Liquidations;

    • Legal advice on buying and selling of company participations and assets;

    • Joint ventures, consortium and related paperwork;

    • Corporate reorganization and restructuring (mergers, consolidations, incorporations;

    • Offshore formation and related operations;

    • Merges, fusion and incorporation of companies;

  • Information of TechnologyOpen or Close

    • Legal advising on internet applicable regulation, including e-business;

    • . Legal advising on matters involving trademarks and domain.

  • TelecommunicationsOpen or Close

    • Legal advice on procedures for granting, permission and authorization of telecommunication services;

    • Legal advice for making investments in telecommunications;

    • Legal advice on participation in competitions and associations;

    • Legal consultancy in regulating the activities of the sector.

  • LaborOpen or Close

    • Full support in all areas of labor relations;


    • Legal advising on collective bargaining, writing and review of colective agreements, negotiations through the Delegacia Regional do Trabalho (Regional Department of Labor Relations) as well as company representation before trade unions;


    • Preventive legal advising to human resource departments, including writing and review of employment contracts, work benefit plans such as profit sharing, stock option plan and also programs of environmental risk prevention, medical and occupational health programs;



    • Labor Litigation;


    • General Legal Consulting ;

  • TaxationOpen or Close

    • Legal corporate tax advising;


    • Recent legislation review and legal opinions on law application and related effects on business;


    • Analysis of company tax procedures and tax planning to ensure a minimum tax load;


    • Preventive analyses of tax procedures and administration;


    • Judicial and administrative tax litigation;


    • Federal, State and Municipal tax litigation;


    • Administrative appeals and judicial litigation against notices of infraction;


    • Legal advising on specific tax legislation;


    • Strategic Corporate Tax Planning;


    • Writing and monitoring of special treatment requests made before Tax Authorities;


    • Elaboration of Defense and Appeals in federal, state and municipal administrative lawsuits;


    • Litigation on undue tax deductions;