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Almeida Advogados

AV. PRESIDENTE VARGAS, 417, 2¬į ANDAR, 20071-003 RIO DE JANEIRO RJ, BRAZIL
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www.almeidalaw.com.br

Brazil

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Almeida Advogados

With multiple offices across the country, Almeida Advogados has substantial geographic coverage, in addition to its international capabilities. It acts for well-known domestic and foreign companies, and has also carved out a niche for representing minority shareholders of large Brazilian companies. In recent work, founding partner André de Almeida and a team -working alongside a US firm- successfully represented the minority shareholders of Petrobras in a class action corruption lawsuit against Petrobras and its top executives. Elsewhere, Pedro Tinoco assisted Walmart with the closing of its stores and branches in Brazil. The multi-lingual Natalie Yoshida advises on corporate, contract, commercial and banking law.

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Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)
Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime) - ranked: tier 7

Almeida Advogados

The 'very experienced and prepared' litigation lawyers at Almeida Advogados are 'very easy to work with' and are 'always available and open to discuss'. The 'smart and experienced' André de Almeida, 'committed and organised' Leonardo Palhares, Andréa Seco and Danilo Facchini Gonçalves are recommended.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 6

Almeida Advogados

The seven-strong environmental group at Almeida Advogados recently assisted investment fund Permian Global with the development of nature conservation projects; and also advised Stericycle on renewing its license for hazardous waste transportation. Leonardo Palhares and Rafael Zinato Moreira are recommended.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 4

Almeida Advogados

The public procurement specialists at Almeida Advogados are active in the construction, energy and tech sectors, among others. Rafael Zinato Moreira and Leonardo Palhares lead the team, which also handles litigation involving government agencies.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Almeida Advogados

Tax Litigation - ranked: tier 4

Almeida Advogados

The 'very knowledgeable' and 'well-trained' lawyers at Almeida Advogados 'maintain a transparent relationship with the client'. The team acts for domestic and multinational companies - partcularly in the shipping, energy and tech sectors. Leonardo Vinicius Correia de Melo  is recommended. Homero dos Santos left for an in-house role at Louis Dreyfus.

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Transport and shipping
Transport and shipping: Shipping - ranked: tier 4

Almeida Advogados

Almeida Advogados recently represented an offshore supplier in administrative charter-party disputes with Petrobras; and regularly assists cruise operator MSC Cruzeiros with accident response matters. 'Excellent maritime lawyer' Breno Garbois is 'attentive, accurate and commercially minded'.

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Offices in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, and Recife

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