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Azevedo Sette Advogados

RUA PARAIBA, 1000, TERRO BELO HORIZONTE MG 30130-141, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 31 3261 6656
Web:
www.azevedosette.com.br

Brazil

Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 5

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados has a broad economic law practice which takes in antitrust, compliance and international trade. Its workload spans merger reviews, cartel investigations, antitrust litigation, and competition and anti-corruption compliance training, where it acts for a range of companies from diverse sectors of the economy. Luiz Eduardo Salles heads the practice, with Paulo Marcos Rodrigues Brancher also recommended.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados has a busy corporate and M&A department, and ancillary expertise in banking, tax and succession planning. Following the expansion of the firm with the arrival of Paulo Brancher and Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and others from Barretto Ferreira e Brancher (BKBG) in 2016, the practice has gone from strength to strength, and continues to attract instructions from public and private companies and financial institutions. Among its recent engagements, Rafael Adler’s advised Zopone Engenharia on the acquisition of construction company Rodovia Terraplenagem e Pavimentação. The firm has also developed significant capabilities in anti-corruption and compliance, with Luiz Eduardo Salles, Roberto Ribas Wilson and Ana Paula Terra Caldeira key contacts in this space. Luiz Augusto Azevedo Sette and Fernando Azevedo Sette co-head the practice.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 5

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados handles both strategic and mass litigation, and has specialist expertise in the TMT sector. Recent work includes representing Electronic Arts in litigation brought by 150 plaintiffs concering its FIFA video game. Other clients include Microsoft, Acer, Twitter, Toyota and Mercedes-Benz. Ricardo Azevedo Sette and Paulo Ciari de Almeida Filho are recommended.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 5

Azevedo Sette Advogados

A specialist in mining activities, Azevedo Sette Advogados regularly advises companies on environmental regulation, and has recently undertaken a due diligence exercise into environmental compliance. Belo Horizonte based associate Svetlana Maria de Miranda is the name to note for environmental matters. Clients include Belo Sun, Samarco Mineração, and Tiberina Automotive MG.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados saw heightened levels of activity in 2016, both in insurance litigation and advisory matters, with pensions and health insurance also areas of expertise. Paulo Sogayar heads the practice. Since research concluded, Sogayar has departed to establish his own firm: Sogayar Sociedade de Advogaos.

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International trade and customs
International trade and customs - ranked: tier 3

Azevedo Sette Advogados

The team at Azevedo Sette Advogados continues to expand, most recently with the hire of consultant Luciana Oliveira Sá Pires from BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão. Recent highlights include representing Under Armour in the sunset review on anti-dumping duties applied on shoes originating from China. The highly experienced Luiz Eduardo Salles leads the team.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados represents some of the largest international companies operating in Brazil. Recent mandates include advising IT company Rimini Street on various HR and labour matters, and also representing it in litigation. New clients include Netflix, Amazon and Ferrero do Brasil. Gustavo Magalhães Assis, Leila Azevedo Sette, Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa and Paulo Ciari de Almeida Filho are the names to note. Mariá Guitti is now with Andrade Foz Advogados.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Azevedo Sette Advogados

A specialist in matters of public law, Azevedo Sette Advogados was instructed by the concessionaire responsible for operating, maintaining and expanding the water and sewage systems of the city of Pará de Minas. Other recent instructions have concerned local waste collection, the construction of hospitals and a railway line, and related disputes. Frederico Bopp Dieterich, Leonardo Moreira Costa de Souza and Rafael Adler are recommended.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 2

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados has substantial experience in key industries such as construction, telecoms and mining, where it acts for companies in administrative proceedings, public bids, concessions and PPPs; it has played active roles on numerous high-profile infrastructure projects. Among the department’s transactional highlights in 2016, Frederico Bopp Dieterich and a team advised Concessionária do Aeroporto Internacional de Confins on the environmental, contractual and regulatory aspects of the modernisation and expansion of its airport. Leonardo Moreira Costa De Souza and Rafael Adler are also key names.

Next generation lawyers

Bruna Bouissou - Azevedo Sette Advogados

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados advises on leasing matters, sales and purchases, project development, and property regularisation, drawing on a multi-disciplinary team of corporate, infrastructure and litigation experts. Leonardo Moreira Costa de Souza heads the practice, which includes dedicated associate Alessandra Lima Ganz.

Next generation lawyers

Alessandra Lima Ganz - Azevedo Sette Advogados

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados’ ‘technically adept’ media and entertainment group advises on technology licence agreements, mobile payment systems and data protection matters. On the contentious side, highlights included defending Electronic Arts in litigation brought by 150 plaintiffs concering its FIFA video game. Other clients include Netflix, Spotify and Twitter. Luiz Sette, Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and IT expert Paulo Brancher are recommended.

Leading lawyers

Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva - Azevedo Sette Advogados

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados added to its already significant client base with several new clients, notably FedEx, MasterCard Brasil and PepsiCo do Brasil. 2016 saw the team act in a number of administrative and judicial cases. Key names in the sizeable team include Leandra Guimarães, Aldo de Paula Júnior and Mauricio Pernambuco Salin.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Mining
Energy and natural resources: mining - ranked: tier 2

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Azevedo Sette Advogados’ Belo Horizonte based mining group has an impressive client portfolio including Ferro+ Mineração, Jaguar Mining, Luna Gold and Samarco Mineração. With an active disputes practice, the group recently defended Anglo American in litigation brought by Mineração Trindade concerning alleged breach of a shared mineral rights assignment contract. Fernando Azevedo Sette, Leonardo Pereira Lamego and Leonardo Farinha Goulart are the names to note.

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