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We have comprehensive experience in this area, rendering, among others, the following services:

> Concession of public services
> Due diligences


> Environmental audit and appraisal on environmental liabilities.
> Legal support on risk management.
> Legal advisory on environmental studies and reports.
> Advisory on environmental compensation programs.

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> Energy Sector
> Telecommunications
> Oil & Gas
> Hospitality
> Mining

Maritime Law

> Preparation and analysis of commercial contracts, services and vessels.
> Analysis and preparation of documentation in order to reduce operating costs and tax.
> Advice for preparation of Logistics and Import Project
> Release of seized goods administratively and judicially.

Civil Law

> Contract analysis and drafting.
> Guarantees analysis and provision.

Corporate Law

We provide assistance in Brazil to domestic and foreign companies, especially in the following areas:

> Incorporation, mergers, acquisition, spin-offs and transformation of companies.
> Acquisitions of control.
> Establishment of consortiums.
> Shareholders agreements.

Intellectual Property

> Procurement and maintenance of intellectual property rights.
> Intellectual property analysis aspects of takeovers, acquisitions, mergers, liquidations, split-off and buy-outs.
> Drafting and analysis of technology transfer, technical assistance, cost-sharing and franchise agreements, patent and trademark license contracts ...

Tax Law

> Consulting and Tax Planning for domestic and foreign customers concerning Brazilian legislation and tax treaties
> Analysis and development of operations for tax costs reduction
> Asset recovery and reduction of tax liabilities
> Defenses in administrative and fiscal execution


We advise and prepare litigation strategies for local and foreign clients, also filing and providing
follow-up on lawsuits in the Judiciary and in arbitration procedures, mainly regarding:

> Labor, social security and pension plan matters
> Appellate practice
> Indemnifications

Entertaiment Law

> Sponsorship agreements
> Assistance to sport clubs
> Athlete transfer agreements
> Representation of artists and athletes

Real Estate

> Real Estate transactions advisory
> Advising on documentation review, preparation and negotiation of Purchase and Sale and Commercial and Residential Lease Elaboration of Bylaws, Condominium Conventions, Shops Statutes, Agreement for Right of Use, General Standards of Lease for Shopping Centers.
> Preparation and coordination of projects "Built to Suit".

Finance and Capital Market

We advise our customers not only on incorporation of financial institutions, but also on transactions carried out by these, such as:

> Domestic and international financing
> Hedge, swaps and export notes
> Real estate investment funds
> Real estate financing

Relevant Projects


  • Legal advice for the commercialization of the first insurance sold in Brazil by SMS.
  • Negotiation with federal government agencies and foreigners to open representation of insurer outside Brazil.
  • Analysis of bidding documents and obtaining the documents (Certificates and Injunctions) needed to regulate participation in bidding processes.
  • Preparation of the necessary instruments to regulate the operation of projects such as: commercialization of insurance for civil servants with discount factored in payroll or bank account, and commercial partnerships to sell insurance to their customers, among others.
  • Legal structure complaince (tax and corporate) to BOVESPA Level 2 corporate governance.
  • Corporate restructuring including subsidiary companies, adjusting the risk parameters, tax and operational costs.
  • Constitution of foreign funds for fundraising.
  • Project development for financial institution constitution.
  • Evaluation of regulatory aspects of investment funds for "Built to Suit" agreement complaince.
  • Advisory in BNDES and BNB fundraising.
  • Structuring personal loan operation and the required instruments for claim release.
  • Due Diligence coordination, interfacing with company managers, auditing and consulting firms involved.
  • Implementation of Sarbanes Oxley, section 404 rules.
  • Evaluation of the taxation cost on the prepaid energy consumption.
  • Legal restructuring, aiming the delinquency reduction and funds recovery for electric distributor concessionaire.
  • Analysis and adjustment of accounting system regime, regarding the exchange rate variation, in order to generate tax credits.
  • According to the Brazilian energy sector rules, segregation of the activities of a power distributor concessionaire (distribution and generation).
  • Advisory on power generation assets sale.
  • Debentures issue.
  • Legal evaluation of the electronic measuring implementation of energy consumption, approved later by ANEEL.
  • Negotiation and development of connection and electric power system usage agreement.
  • Participation in bidding processes (Brazilian Law 8.666/93).
  • Assessment and preparation of contracts with public agencies.
  • Website regularization to provide services and products.
  • Brazilian operation restructure for a Canadian company.


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