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Demarest Advogados

AV PEDROSO DE MORAES 1201, SÃO PAULO, SP 05419-001, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3356 1800
Fax:
Fax +55 11 3356 1700
Email:
Web:
www.demarest.com.br

Luiz Fernando Henry Sant'Anna

Tel:
Work +55 11 3356 1518
Email:
Demarest Advogados

Work Department

EnergyEnvironmentalLitigation and ArbitrationMedia, Sports and Entertainment

Position

Partner

Career

Partner since 1996. Member of Management Board of the firm. Head of the Environmental and Dispute Resolution (Commercial and Civil Litigation), with practice in administrative and judicial matters.

Languages

English

Member

Environmental Committee of OAB/SP, Superior Environmental Council (COSEMA) of FIESP, CESA.

Education

Graduated from Universidade Católica de São Paulo Law School in 1986. Earned a LL.M. from the University of Illinois, in the United States, in 1991. Civil Law assistant professor at PUC/SP (1987-2005). Invited professor for Master's programs at PUC/RJ, FGV Law and Insper.

Leisure

Publications: Environmental chapter, "Business Laws of Brazil"; Brazil chapter, "International Environmental Law" (ABA: Section of Environment, Energy and Resources).


Brazil

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Demarest Advogadosalways responds in time and with good quality’; ‘value for money is extremely favourable’. It has been active in numerous energy sector disputes, and also represented Unilever in a case against a former logistics partner claiming indemnification, achieving a reversal of the previous decision. Luiz Fernando Henry Sant’Anna heads the team, which includes Celso Xavier, Rafael Gagliardi and Maria Helena Bragaglia. Marcelo Inglez de Souza is ‘greatly committed’, and ‘optimises the in-house counsel’s and executive’s decision-making processes’. Carlo Verona joined from Lefosse Advogados in December 2017, while Leonel Affonso Jr. left the firm.

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Environment

Within: Leading lawyers

Luiz Fernando Henry Sant’Anna - Demarest Advogados

Within: Environment

The ‘knowledgeable’ team at Demarest Advogados provides a ‘swift and high-quality’ service, advising on matters such as site contamination and the implementation of reverse logistics systems for polluting industries. In the latter area, a highlight was advising a coalition of five major industry associations on the settlement of a sectoral agreement with the federal government concerning packaging. Senior associate Marise Hosomi Spitzeck led advice to Santander on investments in agribusiness, while ‘competent and service-oriented’ practice head Luiz Fernando Henry Sant’Anna advised Firmenich on compliance matters related to the regulation of genetic resources. Other clients include Unilever and Siemens.

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