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Azevedo Sette Advogados

RUA PARAIBA, 1000, RUA PARAÍBA, 1000, TÉRREO, BELO HORIZONTE MG 30130-145, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 31 3261 6656
Web:
www.azevedosette.com.br

Fernando Azevedo Sette

Tel:
Work +55 (31) 3261.6656
Email:
Web:
www.azevedosette.com.br/equipe/descricao/fernando-azevedo-sette/48
Azevedo Sette Advogados

Work Department

Corporate M&A, Commercial and Financial Contracts, Foreign Investments, Mining Law and Succession Planning.

Position

Partner

Career

The partner has over 20 years’ experience advising clients in complex transactions involving commercial and financial contracts, foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, and succession planning matters, especially in Mining sector. Former professor of Strategic Alliances in graduate courses at the School of Economics of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, International Negotiations at the Foreign Trade School of UNA-MG and International Transactions at IEC-PUC/MG. The partner was foreign Associate at Hannoch Weisman (New Jersey, 1994) and Dewey Ballantine (New York, 1997)

Languages

English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Member

Brazilian Bar Association

Education

graduated in Law from UFMG (1992). Master’s Degree at University of Pennsylvania, EUA (LL.M., 1997).


Brazil

Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

Within: Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)

Azevedo Sette Advogados has a large and well-regarded corporate and M&A team. Many of its lawyers have notable international experience and handle cross-border transactions, particularly ones involving US and European parties. The firm has recently set up a dedicated Italian desk under the leadership of Rafael Bassoli. It also has an active private wealth and succession planning practice; and anti-corruption and compliance is another strength: Luiz Eduardo Salles, whose practice takes in antitrust, international trade and anti-corruption, is the name to note. Luiz Augusto Azevedo Sette and Fernando Azevedo Sette are the corporate practice heads. Among the team’s recent work highlights, Ana Paula Terra Caldeira advised Serabi Gold on its acquisition of Chapleau Resources. Joyl Gondim left for Demarest Advogados.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Mining

Within: Mining

The Belo Horizonte based mining group at Azevedo Sette Advogados has an impressive client portfolio including Ferro+ Mineração, Luna Gold and Samarco Mineração, and is highlighted for its ‘credibility’ and ‘quality’. In 2017 it represented Grupo Votorantim in several lawsuits, including acting in the defence of the company’s right to explore regional mining opportunities. Leonardo Farinha Goulart has ‘high technical knowledge’, and is recommended alongside Fernando Azevedo Sette and Leonardo Pereira Lamego.

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