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Brazil

Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista AdvogadosPatricia Agra Araújo has a broad and busy antitrust practice. Her recent work includes advising a US-based multinational in a cartel investigation by CADE. She is also regularly instructed by Brazilian companies, in relation to compliance matters and merger filings before CADE.

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

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista Advogados provides a ‘very good’ service to its clients, which include domestic and multinational companies in the technology, logistics and energy sectors. The sizeable team is co-led by Daniela Zaitz and Marta Rodrigues. In addition to M&A and other transactions, the team also provides ongoing corporate and commercial support to several longstanding clients; Cássia Monteiro Cascione has assisted Orbis Group and its Brazilian subsidiaries in several matters.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Arbitration - ranked: tier 2

L.O. Baptista Advogados

Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista Advogados is ‘a real partner’ to its clients. The São Paulo based firm has a strong arbitration practice which is handling numerous energy and construction sector cases. Maurício Almeida Prado, the ‘combativeAdriana Braghetta and Fernando Marcondes are recommended for arbitration, while André Camerlingo Alves is the name to note for litigation.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 3

L.O. Baptista Advogados

The ‘high-level’ team at L.O. Baptista Advogados is praised for its ‘very fast response time’, and had a busy 2017, acting in relation to union disputes, labour claims and employee plans and rights. Fábio Chong de Limagets straight to the point’. Associate Rosana Pilon Muknicka joined from Montgomery & Associados.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

With ‘excellent knowledge of the construction sector’, L.O. Baptista Advogados regularly acts on a range of projects in areas such as transportation and energy. Fernando Marcondes is the name to note.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista Advogados advises its clients on Brazilian tax rules, international treaties and international tax planning, and is also well versed in tax litigation. The names to note are Marcos Ribeiro Barbosa, João Victor Guedes Santos, José Roberto Martinez de Lima and associate Alessandra Oliveira De Simone.

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Renato Stephan Grion at Pinheiro Neto Advogadosknows the ICC procedure very well, as well as the particularities of the Brazilian market’, and is noted alongside practice head Gilberto Giusti, who recently handled a series of multimillion-dollar ICC arbitrations. Marcelo Roberto Ferro at Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados is ‘an excellent arbitrator’ and is particularly experienced in handling disputes with Brazilian interests. Ferro recently handled a number of high-stakes construction and commercial disputes. Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados’s 24-lawyer team regularly represents clients in arbitrations in the energy and construction sectors: Hermes Marcelo Huck, Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa and Rogério Carmona Bianco are highly regarded. At Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Eliane Cristina Carvalho and Gláucia Mara Coelho regularly handle contractual disputes and count Michelin, Concessionária do Centro Administrativo Do Distrito Federal and Air Products Brasil as active clients, among others. Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga AdvogadosEduardo Damião Gonçalves acts as counsel and arbitrator in a broad range of commercial and construction disputes. TozziniFreire Advogados’ practice head Fernando Eduardo Serec represents clients from a wide range of sectors and has experience acting as both party counsel and arbitrator. L.O. Baptista Advogados handles a steady stream of commercial and construction disputes; Mauricio Almeida Prado, Adriana Braghetta and Fernando Marcondes are the key names to note. At Stocche Forbes Advogados, Rafael Passaro is recommended for contractual disputes as well as disputes involving administrative proceedings. José Antonio Fichtner at Andrade & Fichtner Advogados has notable experience of handing international arbitration in the energy and infrastructure sectors. André Cavalcanti Abbud at BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão is ‘a master of Brazilian corporate and civil law’. Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo and Carlos Braga at Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados are noted. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados and Pedro Soares Maciel at Lefosse Advogados are also key figures in the arbitration sphere. Lobo de Rizzo Advogados’s Luis Fernando Guerrero, and Luiz Olavo Baptista at Atelier Jurídico are noted arbitrators.

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Brazil

Competition and antitrust
Competition and antitrust - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista AdvogadosPatricia Agra Araújo has a broad and busy antitrust practice. Her recent work includes advising a US-based multinational in a cartel investigation by CADE. She is also regularly instructed by Brazilian companies, in relation to compliance matters and merger filings before CADE.

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

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista Advogados provides a ‘very good’ service to its clients, which include domestic and multinational companies in the technology, logistics and energy sectors. The sizeable team is co-led by Daniela Zaitz and Marta Rodrigues. In addition to M&A and other transactions, the team also provides ongoing corporate and commercial support to several longstanding clients; Cássia Monteiro Cascione has assisted Orbis Group and its Brazilian subsidiaries in several matters.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Arbitration - ranked: tier 2

L.O. Baptista Advogados

Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista Advogados is ‘a real partner’ to its clients. The São Paulo based firm has a strong arbitration practice which is handling numerous energy and construction sector cases. Maurício Almeida Prado, the ‘combativeAdriana Braghetta and Fernando Marcondes are recommended for arbitration, while André Camerlingo Alves is the name to note for litigation.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 3

L.O. Baptista Advogados

The ‘high-level’ team at L.O. Baptista Advogados is praised for its ‘very fast response time’, and had a busy 2017, acting in relation to union disputes, labour claims and employee plans and rights. Fábio Chong de Limagets straight to the point’. Associate Rosana Pilon Muknicka joined from Montgomery & Associados.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

With ‘excellent knowledge of the construction sector’, L.O. Baptista Advogados regularly acts on a range of projects in areas such as transportation and energy. Fernando Marcondes is the name to note.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

L.O. Baptista Advogados

L.O. Baptista Advogados advises its clients on Brazilian tax rules, international treaties and international tax planning, and is also well versed in tax litigation. The names to note are Marcos Ribeiro Barbosa, João Victor Guedes Santos, José Roberto Martinez de Lima and associate Alessandra Oliveira De Simone.

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Renato Stephan Grion at Pinheiro Neto Advogadosknows the ICC procedure very well, as well as the particularities of the Brazilian market’, and is noted alongside practice head Gilberto Giusti, who recently handled a series of multimillion-dollar ICC arbitrations. Marcelo Roberto Ferro at Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados is ‘an excellent arbitrator’ and is particularly experienced in handling disputes with Brazilian interests. Ferro recently handled a number of high-stakes construction and commercial disputes. Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados’s 24-lawyer team regularly represents clients in arbitrations in the energy and construction sectors: Hermes Marcelo Huck, Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa and Rogério Carmona Bianco are highly regarded. At Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Eliane Cristina Carvalho and Gláucia Mara Coelho regularly handle contractual disputes and count Michelin, Concessionária do Centro Administrativo Do Distrito Federal and Air Products Brasil as active clients, among others. Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga AdvogadosEduardo Damião Gonçalves acts as counsel and arbitrator in a broad range of commercial and construction disputes. TozziniFreire Advogados’ practice head Fernando Eduardo Serec represents clients from a wide range of sectors and has experience acting as both party counsel and arbitrator. L.O. Baptista Advogados handles a steady stream of commercial and construction disputes; Mauricio Almeida Prado, Adriana Braghetta and Fernando Marcondes are the key names to note. At Stocche Forbes Advogados, Rafael Passaro is recommended for contractual disputes as well as disputes involving administrative proceedings. José Antonio Fichtner at Andrade & Fichtner Advogados has notable experience of handing international arbitration in the energy and infrastructure sectors. André Cavalcanti Abbud at BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão is ‘a master of Brazilian corporate and civil law’. Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo and Carlos Braga at Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados are noted. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados and Pedro Soares Maciel at Lefosse Advogados are also key figures in the arbitration sphere. Lobo de Rizzo Advogados’s Luis Fernando Guerrero, and Luiz Olavo Baptista at Atelier Jurídico are noted arbitrators.

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