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Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

AV AFONSO PENA, 3.111, 7º, 8º, E 14º ANDARES, FUNCIONÁRIOS, BELO HORIZONTE, MG CEP 30130-008, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 31 2104 2800
Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 6

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogadosprovides services with professionalism and agility, and always meets expectations’. With offices in strategic locations throughout the country, it is well placed to advise a range of companies, and counts among its clients key players in the energy, automotive, and food and beverage industries. Fabio Appendino leads the practice from the Belo Horizonte office, where associate Alessandra Rezende Torres is also a key contact. The ‘knowledgeableFrederico de Almeida Fonseca is also recommended.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 7

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

The ‘proactive, responsible and technically excellent’ team at Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados represented Grupo Gerdau in litigation to recover possession of real estate. Other clients include Claro, Kinross and Mercedes-Benz.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 4

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Belo Horizonte based Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados specialises in energy and natural resources projects, recently advising clients such as Kinross and Vale on the environmental licensing and conflict mediation of mining projects. On the litigation side, it is defending agribusiness and food production company Bunge against a public civil action, infraction notices, and administrative and judicial litigation. Thiago Pastor heads the six-strong team.

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International trade and customs
International trade and customs - ranked: tier 4

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

João Dácio Rolim leads the team at Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados, which is particularly strong in customs and tax. Belo Horizonte based lawyers Alessandro Mendes Cardoso and Tathiana de Souza Pedrosa Duarte recently defended a client against an increase in the Siscomex customs fee.

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Projects and infrastructure
Projects and infrastructure - ranked: tier 4

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados advised MF Projetos em Energia and Macaubas Energia Renovavel on the construction of two small hydropower plants, and also acted on mining projects, the construction of new production plants, and the build-up of infrastructure for a national park. Belo Horizonte based Luis Gustavo Miranda heads the practice.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados services a range of clients including mining, real estate and automotive companies, which turn to the team for assistance on projects and day-to-day matters. Luis Gustavo Miranda is a key contact.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados regularly advises on Anatel’s radiofrequency bids, and counts Claro, Telefónica and Oi among its other clients. On the contentious side, it is representing SindiTelebrasil in litigation concerning a telecoms operator’s liability for service interruptions. Rodrigo Azevedo Greco has ‘deep and long experience in the sector, and always brings critical input’.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Tax litigation - ranked: tier 4

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

The ‘professional’ and ‘reputable’ team at Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogadosunderstands clients’ needs’. Indirect taxes are a particular specialism; 2016 saw the group represent numerous clients in high-profile litigation concerning ICMS, among other matters. The ‘very responsiveLuciana Goulart Ferreirademonstrates great technical knowledge’. Practice head João Dácio Rolim and key partner Frederico de Almeida Fonseca also come recommended.

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Transport and shipping
Transport and shipping: aviation - ranked: tier 3

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados advised Pacific Coast Group on the repossession of two Boeing 727 cargo aircraft leased to Total Linhas Aéreas. Ricardo Alvarenga regularly assists airlines and aircraft manufacturers in leasing transactions and warranty negotiations.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Electricity
Energy and natural resources: electricity - ranked: tier 4

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

Led by Maria João Rolim, Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados gives ‘valuable advice on regulatory matters’. The power group represented Luziânia-Niquelândia Transmissora in administrative claims before ANEEL concerning force majeure exemptions and responsibility for construction delays. Other clients include Abeeólica, power commercialisation chamber CCEE, CPFL Energia and CEMIG.

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Mining
Energy and natural resources: mining - ranked: tier 3

Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

At Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados, Thiago Pastor and his five-strong team advise mining sector clients on a broad range of matters, often assembling a multi-disciplinary team. Recent highlights include advising Vale on the development of an iron ore mining project on indigenous territory; and assisting Tamasa Engenharia in relation to the extraction of mineral substances for immediate use in public infrastructure construction. Other clients include AngloGold Ashanti, Kinross and Yamana Gold.

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