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Felsberg Advogados

AV. CIDADE JARDIM, 803, 5º ANDAR, EDIFÍCIO CIDADE JARDIM, SÃO PAULO, SP 01453-000, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3141 9100
Web:
www.felsberg.com.br

Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 1

Felsberg Advogados

A leading restructuring firm in Brazil, Felsberg Advogados is highly acclaimed for its debtor-side practice. In one highlight, Thomas Benes Felsberg acted for Ecovix Group, the owner of the largest dry dock in Latin America, in its restructuring of approximately $2.6bn of debt. Elsewhere, Paulo Fernando Campana Filho has been advising Triunfo Agroindustrial in its court-supervised reorganisation. The team, which is able to draw on the firm’s strengths in areas such as labour, tax and corporate, has also been active in creditor-side mandates and distressed M&A. Team developments in 2017 included the promotion to partner of Clara Moreira Azzoni and the departure of Pedro Henrique Torres Bianchi to Starboard Restructuring Partners.

Leading lawyers

Thomas Benes Felsberg - Felsberg Advogados

Next generation lawyers

Clara Moreira Azzoni - Felsberg Advogados

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Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

The economic and competition law department at Felsberg Advogados has a focus on merger review cases, where it works alongside corporate and M&A partners in the firm. Evy Cynthia Marques has broad experience acting for Brazilian and international clients. The team also represents clients in investigations before administrative and criminal authorities.

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Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)
Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’) - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

Maria da Graça de Brito Vianna Pedretti and Claudia Maniaci Salim co-head the team at Felsberg Advogados, which has impressive experience in a diverse range of M&A and other corporate transactions. Clients include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Johnson Electric and BSN medical. Evy Marques leads the firm’s innovation, start-ups and venture capital practice. João Carlos Anderson and associate Matheus Cestari Mota are also recommended.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 3

Felsberg Advogados

With a standout solid waste practice and ‘great’ knowledge of environmental law, Felsberg Advogados has acted for clients such as Estre Ambiental and Dell Technologies. It is advising Confederação Nacional da Indústria on matters of reverse logistics and waste law, with a particular focus on extended producer responsibility. The group is also assisting Toyota with the renewal of environmental permits, licences and authorisations. The ‘committed’ Fabricio Soler has ‘high technical knowledge of environmental issues’.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 3

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados counts Gransolar Group and Companhia Energética de São Paulo among its clients. Maria da Graça is the name to note for project finance, while Daniel Engel and Fábio Luiz Peduto Sertori are experts in infrastructure projects. Rodrigo Bertoccelli joined in March 2018 from an in-house position at GS Inima Environment.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 4

Felsberg Advogados

Felsberg Advogados established a public law practice with the hire of Marianne Albers in 2018 from KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados, to work alongside the firm’s infrastructure and environmental law partners.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Felsberg Advogados

Fernanda Costa do Amaral oversees the department at Felsberg Advogados, which is particularly strong in real estate finance. Leveraging the firm’s market-leading restructuring and insolvency practice, the team also advises on bankruptcy-related property matters and distressed sales.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Felsberg Advogados

Ivan Sobral Campos leads the tax department at Felsberg Advogados, which counts Teva, Emirates and Yamaha among its clients. Anna Flávia de Azevedo Izelli Greco is representing a multinational company in 90 separate tax and customs proceedings. In internal developments, Rodrigo Prado Gonçalves was promoted to partner, while Thiago Rulfalco Medaglia left for Cascione, Pulino, Boulos & Santos Advogados.

Next generation lawyers

Rodrigo Prado Gonçalves - Felsberg Advogados

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Transport and shipping
Transport and shipping: Aviation - ranked: tier 2

Felsberg Advogados

The ‘excellent’ team at Felsberg Advogados delivers ‘timely and practical solutions’, and has a wealth of experience assisting clients in aircraft and engine transactions. It recently assisted Waypoint Leasing in the refinancing and securitisation of a transaction with Lombard relating to a Sikorsky S76 C+ helicopter. Practice head João Paulo Servera and senior associate Marcela Corrêa are the names to note.

Next generation lawyers

Marcela Corrêa - Felsberg Advogados

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