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Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

AV. ALMIRANTE BARROSO, 139, 4º ANDAR CENTRO – 20031-005, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 2215 1733
Fax:
Fax +55 21 2215 1740
Email:
Web:
www.afadv.com.br
Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Arbitration - ranked: tier 2

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 1

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution heavyweight Andrade & Fichtner Advogados has ‘deep legal knowledge coupled with strong business acumen’. It has particular expertise in disputes involving public bodies and environmental matters, but covers a broad range of other areas. Its recent work includes representing electricity transmission concessionaire CTEEP in seeking to obtain a judicial declaration that it is not liable for the payment of R$3bn in debt. Numerous lawyers, including José Antonio Fichtner and the ‘prompt and clearSergio Nelson Mannheimer, also act in arbitration proceedings. After 18 years at the firm, Fernanda Aviz made partner in December 2017, and is recommended along with Marcela Levy and Tomaz Lyra.

Leading lawyers

José Antonio Fichtner - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Next generation lawyers

Marcela Levy - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Tomaz Lyra - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 4

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

In 2017, Andrade & Fichtner Advogados continued to advise Prumo Logística on environmental and regulatory aspects of the construction of the Superporto do Açú seaport. Another highlight was advising steel production company Ternium Brasil in relation to the construction and operation of a major steel mill in Sepetiba Bay. Vivianne Fichtner and Julio Rebello Horta are recommended.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 4

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution firm Andrade & Fichtner Advogados draws on several decades of experience in the market, with insurance litigation among its areas of strength. Name partner José Antonio Fichtner and Sergio Nelson Mannheimer are key contacts.

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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

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Arbitration - ranked: tier 2

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 1

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution heavyweight Andrade & Fichtner Advogados has ‘deep legal knowledge coupled with strong business acumen’. It has particular expertise in disputes involving public bodies and environmental matters, but covers a broad range of other areas. Its recent work includes representing electricity transmission concessionaire CTEEP in seeking to obtain a judicial declaration that it is not liable for the payment of R$3bn in debt. Numerous lawyers, including José Antonio Fichtner and the ‘prompt and clearSergio Nelson Mannheimer, also act in arbitration proceedings. After 18 years at the firm, Fernanda Aviz made partner in December 2017, and is recommended along with Marcela Levy and Tomaz Lyra.

Leading lawyers

José Antonio Fichtner - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Next generation lawyers

Marcela Levy - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Tomaz Lyra - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 4

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

In 2017, Andrade & Fichtner Advogados continued to advise Prumo Logística on environmental and regulatory aspects of the construction of the Superporto do Açú seaport. Another highlight was advising steel production company Ternium Brasil in relation to the construction and operation of a major steel mill in Sepetiba Bay. Vivianne Fichtner and Julio Rebello Horta are recommended.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 4

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution firm Andrade & Fichtner Advogados draws on several decades of experience in the market, with insurance litigation among its areas of strength. Name partner José Antonio Fichtner and Sergio Nelson Mannheimer are key contacts.

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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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