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Sergio Bermudes Advogados

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Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 3

Sergio Bermudes Advogados

A well-established firm in litigation and insolvency matters, Sergio Bermudes Advogados operates from Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasilia. Marcelo Lamego Carpenter, Marcio Vieira Souto Costa Ferreira and Sergio Bermudes are key contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 1

Sergio Bermudes Advogados

Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 1

Sergio Bermudes Advogados

Sergio Bermudes Advogados focuses entirely on contentious matters, and has an outstanding reputation for both litigation and arbitration. The firm is regularly involved in major cases, and is currently representing Vale, as shareholder of Samarco along with BHP Billiton, in relation to the Bento Rodrigues dam disaster. Other clients include Bradesco, Citibank and Queiroz Galvão. Founding partner Sergio Bermudes is one of the most renowned figures in the market, and is recommended along with Marcio Vieira Souto Costa Ferreira and Fabiano Robalinho Cavalcanti. Henrique Ávila left the firm in January 2017 to work for the National Council of Justice (CNJ).

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Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Sergio Bermudes Advogados

Particularly renowned for its litigation practice, Sergio Bermudes Advogados is also well known in the insurance market, with Marcio Vieira Souto Costa Ferreira a key figure. With lawyers in key locations across the country including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília, it has the size and resources to handle a broad spread of work. In 2017, it lost André Tavares and others who left to establish Tavares Advogados.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Energy and natural resources: electricity - ranked: tier 4

Sergio Bermudes Advogados

Dispute resolution heavyweight Sergio Bermudes Advogados has a specialist power sector group including Vitor Ferreira Alves de Brito and associate Elena Landau. Clients include electric energy distribution organisation ABRADEE, CEMIG, Coelba and Enersul.

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