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Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

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Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

A heavyweight in energy and environmental disputes, Andrade & Fichtner Advogados is currently acting for clients such as Odebrecht Ambiental, Parnaíba Gás Natural and Companhia de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica Paulista. It is representing the latter client in proceedings concerning the liability for the payment of R$2bn of debt, with Eletrobrás as alleged creditor; the highly recommended José Antonio Fichtner and Sergio Nelson Mannheimer are the lead partners on the case. The team, which comprises 36 fee-earners based in Rio de Janeiro, continues to expand its arbitration practice, with recent work including representing Arena Pernambuco Negócios e Investimentos in proceedings against the State of Pernambuco concerning the construction and operation of a football stadium.

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José Antonio Fichtner - Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

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Environment - ranked: tier 3

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Dispute resolution specialist Andrade & Fichtner Advogados has ‘strong practical environmental experience’, particularly in the areas of infrastructure and construction. It advised Prumo Logística on the environmental aspects of the construction of the Superporto do Açú port and adjacent industrial complex, and assisted ThyssenKrupp concerning the construction and operation of the R$8bn Sepetiba Bay steel mill. The three partners in the team are the ‘pressure-resistantJosé Antonio Fichtner, the ‘very pragmaticVivianne Fichtner and Julio Rebello Horta.

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Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados

Andrade & Fichtner Advogados maintains an active insurance litigation practice, with recent highlights including its representation of SulAmérica Seguros in a lawsuit brought by Supergasbras Energia seeking indemnification for alleged loss under an insurance policy, which hinges on complex technical issues. The three-partner team comprises José Antonio Fichtner, Sergio Nelson Mannheimer and Tomaz Tavares de Lyra.

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