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Luis Augusto Roux Azevedo

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DDSA - De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff e Azevedo Advogados

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São Paulo Office/Litigation, Insurance, Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy Department.


Founding partner and one of the heads of DDSA's Litigation Practice (comprising general civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation and ratification and enforcement of foreign arbitration awards in Brazil); Reorganization and Bankruptcy Practice (assistance to creditos, reorganization strategies, assistance to bankruptcy trustees, consulting services in economic and financial crisis and restructuring liabilities) and Insurances Regulation (assistance in loss adjustment, insurance, reinsurance and right of recourse, negotiation of insurance terms and conditions, litigation and arbitration).


Founding partner at DDSA. Named Lawyer Chambers and Partners Global, Insurance, 2014-2015;Chambers and Partners Latin America, Insurance, 2014-2015;Latin Lawyer 250, 2013-2015;Legal 500, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, 2013-2014 Who´s Who Legal, Insurance and Reinsurance, 2013-2015;Expert Guides-BRIC- Insurance and Reinsurance, 2013 Professor of the National School of Insurance – Funenseg Publications: Overview: Insurance and Reinsurance in Brazil”, Latin Lawyer 2014 “Direito Societário Contemporâneo”, (colaboração) Editora Quartier Latin, 2009 “Comentários à Lei de Recuperação de Empresas e Falência”, Revista dos Tribunais, 2005


Portuguese, English and French.


Brazilian Bar Association – São Paulo Section, 1993 and Rio de Janeiro Section, 2001 Director of the Center of Studies of Law Firms (CESA), 2006-2011 Modernization of the Judiciary Committee of the São Paulo Bar Association Alliance of Business Lawyers – Member of the Board


Extension in Technical Reinsurance Processes, The Chatered Insurance Institute, UK, 2011 Masters in Commercial Law, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2010 Specialization in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-GVLaw/SP), 2002 Specialization in Capital Markets, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2000 Specialization in Corporate Law, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC/SP), 1996 B.A Public, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV/SP), 1993 L.LB, pela Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 1992


Bankruptcy and restructuring

Within: Bankruptcy and restructuring

Fernando Lobo and Luis Augusto Roux Azevedo co-lead the department at DDSA - De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff e Azevedo Advogados, which has developed a particular niche strength representing judicial administrators in restructuring procedures. In a recent example, it assisted Alvarez & Marsal in the judicial reorganisation of OAS Group.

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Within: Insurance

Luis Augusto Roux Azevedo leads the insurance practice at DDSA - De Luca, Derenusson, Schuttoff e Azevedo Advogados and is supported by a small team of specialist associates. Clients include insurers and insureds, which seek the team’s assistance in a range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

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