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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

Top-tier Firm rankings

Firm Rankings


Brazil

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 2

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 1

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados delivers ‘an unrivalled level of service’; its lawyers are ‘always available, possess deep legal knowledge coupled with strong business acumen, and are great strategists’. The firm is highly recommended for energy and environmental disputes, as well as disputes involving public bodies. It is currently defending Vale against a R$1.2bn claim brought by the state of Brazil alleging non-performance of a construction agreement for a railway system in Minas Gerais; and represented ThyssenKrupp CSA in a civil action filed by the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro and the state environmental agency seeking the suspension and annulment of the operational license to build a R$8bn steel plant, claiming that it should only have been granted after the submission of a new environmental study. The ‘committed’ Tomaz Lyra provides ‘tailored service’, and is recommended along with José Antonio Fichtner and Sergio Nelson Mannheimer. The ‘intelligent and business-orientedMarcela Levy made partner in January 2017.

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

Notable for its expertise in the environmental aspects of construction projects, Andrade & Fichtner Advogados was involved in a number of large projects in 2016; it advised Construtora Norberto Odebrecht on the establishment of a shipyard and naval base for the construction of conventional and nuclear-powered submarines, and assisted Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém in the construction of a steel mill. Vivianne Fichtner and Julio Rebello Horta are recommended.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Insurance litigation is a mainstay of Andrade & Fichtner Advogados, which has an active dispute resolution practice. Past clients include Allianz Seguros, Sul América Seguros and Seguradora Líder-DPVAT. Founding partner José Antonio Fichtner has a broad practice that takes in insurance; with him in the team are Tomaz Tavares de Lyra and Sergio Nelson Mannheimer.

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