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Lobo & Lira Advogados

AVENIDA RIO BRANCO, 125 – 21ST FLOOR, RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, 20040-006, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 2517 6300
Email:
Web:
www.loboeibeas.com.br
Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 4

Lobo & Ibeas

Lobo & Ibeas’ restructuring practice draws on lawyers with a range of specialisms including banking, litigation and M&A, based across the firm’s Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices. The retail and shopping mall segment is a particular area of focus for the team, which has notable experience in restructuring procedures in this industry. Luiz Eugênio Araújo Müller Filho is a key figure.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 4

Lobo & Ibeas

Lobo & Ibeas is highlighted for its ‘very good knowledge of Brazilian law and how to translate its peculiarities to an international M&A environment’. It assists a diverse client base in a range of corporate transactions, and it has recently expanded its footprint in private equity and venture capital transactions. In the healthcare sector – a particularly active area for the practice – the team recently advised a longstanding client on the purchase of a healthcare clinic. Daniela Bessone and Gabriel Rios Corrêa are ‘excellent lawyers, and provide top-quality advice’. Joaquim Simões Barbosa also attracts praise.

Next generation lawyers

Gabriel Rios Corrêa - Lobo & Ibeas

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 6

Lobo & Ibeas

Lobo & Ibeas is experienced in handling commercial arbitration for large Brazilian clients. Ricardo Ramalho Almeida is recommended along with name partners Carlos Augusto da Silveira Lobo and Hugo Ibeas.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Lobo & Ibeas

Lobo & Ibeas, under the lead of Denise Bueno, represents a wide range of longstanding clients including Banco Prosper, Johnson & Johnson, and Rio de Janeiro Country Club. It continues to represent several shopping centres in class actions.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Lobo & Ibeas

Lobo & Ibeas’ team of ‘real estate experts’ provide an ‘exceptional’ level of service, and are particularly active in the shopping centre sector. José-Ricardo Pereira Lira and Sérgio Vieira Miranda da Silva are highlighted for their strength in real estate litigation.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Lobo & Ibeas

Lobo & Ibeas’ tax lawyers are noted for their ‘excellent technical skills’. 2016 saw them represent various clients in judicial and administrative litigation. Attracting particular praise is group head Renata Maria Novotny, who is ‘very strong in litigation’.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Mining
Energy and natural resources: mining - ranked: tier 1

Lobo & Ibeas

With strong relations in mining-rich countries South Africa, Australia and Canada, Lobo & Ibeas is excellent at ‘translating peculiarities of Brazilian law into an international context’. As well as acting on the structuring, implementation and expansion of mining projects, the group also acts on sales and acquisitions, recently advising Anglo American on the $1.5bn sale of its phosphates and niobium businesses in Brazil to China Molybdenum. The ‘extremely knowledgeable and responsiveVirgilio Cezar de Moraes Borba is ‘top of the class’, ‘very hands-on’ and recommended along with the ‘business-savvyDaniela Bessone.

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