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Sergio Bermudes Advogados

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Sergio Bermudes Advogados was founded in 1969. The firm has 107 lawyers and four consultants in its offices in Rio de Janeiro, S?o Paulo and Bras?lia, assisted by correspondent offices in other major cities in Brazil and abroad. The firm has been consistently recognized as a Brazilian leader in litigation, arbitration and insolvency law. Over the past 43 years, it has represented companies operating in a broad range of commercial activities, including energy, oil and gas, banking and finance, insurance, regulatory, corporate, telecommunications and media, airline services, rail, road and maritime transport systems, and public services concessionaries, among others.

The firm has a high-profile international arbitration team, with extensive experience in handling disputes administered by a wide range of institutions, such as the ICC, AAA, LCIA and UNCITRAL, as well as ad hoc proceedings. It provides full advocacy services before all Brazilian courts, tribunals and administrative bodies, such as the Brazilian Antitrust Authority (CADE), the Securities Exchange Commission (CVM), the Brazilian Central Bank (BACEN), the Brazilian Court of Audit (TCU) and others.

The firm's bankruptcy/reorganization team is known for its cutting-edge expertise in cases of national and international significance. The energy team is also widely recognized for its handling of complex national and cross-border matters and offers other specialist advocacy services in administrative proceedings before civil authorities and regulatory agencies.

The insurance team offers specialist advice, assistance and representation of institutional clients and insurance and reinsurance companies in the fields of life insurance, pensions, personal injury/vehicle and elementary insurance, including a full range of advocacy services before all courts and administrative bodies. The firm has a dedicated group assigned to health insurance litigation and the provision of advice, assistance and representation of leading health insurance companies.

The firm offers a specialist strategic planning service to foreign corporations and entities entering the Brazilian market, aimed at avoiding future litigation and including the implementation of cost-effective negotiated settlement of potential and existing disputes.

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  • Other fee-earners: 87
  • Total staff: 265

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