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Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

AV. RIO BRANCO 110 -14TH FLOOR, RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, CEP 20040-001, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 2132 1855
Web:
www.cbsg.com.br
Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 4

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados’ litigation capabilities ensure a steady flow of instructions from creditors in judicial restructurings. Its clients include domestic and international banks and asset management companies. Alexandre Espínola Catramby leads the team.

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Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’)
Corporate and M&A (including ‘compliance’) - ranked: tier 5

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

The six-partner corporate practice at Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados is well known for mid-market transactions. Agribusiness is a sector strength for the firm; in a recent highlight, Helen Gaudio Valente Figurelli advised SeedCorp on the establishment of a global joint venture with Horus Group. Anna Cecilia Rostworowski da Costa Buff and Renato Stetner co-head the department. Fernanda Wolf’s expertise spans commercial contracts, foreign investments and project finance.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Litigation - ranked: tier 5

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados has a ‘helpful, very available’ dispute resolution team led by senior partner José Augusto Leal. It recently represented Hortifruti in litigation concerning the termination of a shopping centre’s lease agreement. Alexandre Espínola Catramby is ‘aware of his cases’ every last detail’, and Olympio Carvalho is ‘very knowledgeable’.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 4

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados’ Daniela Alves Portugal Duque Estrada has broad tax and insurance expertise and advises on contentious and non-contentious matters. Clients include insurers, reinsurers and corporate clients from a range of sectors.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 5

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados assists its clients with ‘outstanding service and support’, and regularly handles litigation and transactional matters. It continues to advise a Japanese company on confidentiality and non-competition clauses in labour contracts. Senior associate Valéria Wessel Souza Rangel de Paula is the name to note.

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Public law
Public law - ranked: tier 5

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Renato Stetner heads the infrastructure department at Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados, which advises on PPPs, public procurement and regulatory matters in the transport, logistics and telecoms sectors.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Tax litigation - ranked: tier 4

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Transfer pricing is a specialism at Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados, which has a broad contentious and non-contentious tax practice. The team advises clients operating in a range of sectors, and is particularly active in the retail and telecoms industries. André Gomes de Oliveira heads the department, which includes litigators Daniela Alves Portugal Duque Estrada and Leandro Bertolo Canarim.

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

Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

With an excellent reputation for shipping-related disputes and accidents, the team at Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados is ‘responsive and knowledgeable’. Its client portfolio includes shipping companies Brasbunker Participações and Fugro Brasil, as well as international carriers such as SwissMarine. Olympio de Carvalho e Silva is recommended.

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