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Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown

AV JUSCELINO KUBITSCHEK 1455, 5TH, 6TH AND 7TH FLOORS, 04543-011 SÃO PAULO, SP, BRAZIL
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Work +55 11 2504 4210
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www.tauilchequer.com.br

Leonardo Morato

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Work +55 11 2504 4262
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Mayer Brown

Career

Leonardo Morato is a partner of the litigation and restructuring bankruptcy and insolvency practices of Tauil & Chequer Advogados. He is the regional leader for the restructuring, bankruptcy and credit recovery and corporate reorganisation practice groups. He is also deeply experienced in handing debt refinancing, acquisition of distressed companies and assets, and collateral structuring/restructuring.


Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring

Within: Bankruptcy and restructuring

Formed in 2014, the cohesive bankruptcy and insolvency practice at Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown acts for creditors, trustees, bankruptcy trustees, debtors, bondholders and investors in distressed assets. Leonardo Morato represented BNY Mellon as trustee of notes issued by Oi Group in connection with its judicial reorganisation; the team’s mandate also included defending trustees’ rights under the judicial proceeding. Luciana Celidonio and associate Olivia Roxo Nobre do Amaral Mesquita are other active members of the team.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown’s São Paulo team, which includes Luciana Celidonio and Leonardo Morato, devotes most of its time to banking and finance disputes, with recent work including representing a banking syndicate in relation to the recovery of approximately R$400m debt from infrastructure group Grupo Tomé. The Rio de Janeiro office handles oil and gas sector work, such as continuing to defend Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade in litigation brought by fishermen following an oil spill. Brasília-based Luís Adams and the ‘always availableGustavo Fernandes de Andrade in Rio de Janeiro are both ‘business-oriented’.

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