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Castro Barros Advogados

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

Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 4

Castro Barros Advogados

The restructuring group at Castro Barros Advogados is led by credit-recovery expert Alexandre EspĂ­nola Catramby. In litigation, the team is regularly instructed by creditors in court-supervised restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings while, on the transactional side, it has experience in distressed M&As and financial restructuring.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Castro Barros Advogados

Castro Barros Advogados is well versed in M&A and also has a thriving non-transactional corporate practice. From its offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, it handles projects across Brazil and also draws on the firm's tax, antitrust and labour departments to provide a full service to corporate clients. Highlights included advising a Brazilian company that produces organic animal feed and plant fertiliser products on its merger with a Canadian group; Helen Gaudio Valente led the advice. In other work, Fernanda Alves Wolf assisted a major retail company on its corporate and financial reorganisation. Anna Cecilia Rostworowski da Costa Buff compliments her M&A practice with specialisms in antitrust and regulatory law. Renato Stetner left to become Deputy Secretary of Justice for the City of São Paulo.

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Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)
Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime) - ranked: tier 5

Castro Barros Advogados

'Premium law firm' Castro Barros Advogados is praised for its 'availability, legal technique, business experience and negotiation skills'. Under the leadership of senior partner Jose Leal, the team is equipped to handle a significant number of lawsuits, including complex and high-stakes disputes. Marco Deluiggi and a team are representing Aeropuerto de Salvador in a high-value compensation claim filed by major telecoms companies. Alexandre Espínola Catramby and Olympio Carvalho are also highly recommended.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 5

Castro Barros Advogados

At Castro Barros Advogados, senior associate Valéria Wessel Souza Rangel de Paula has notable experience in labour law and social security. In recent work, she successfully represented a financial institution in several labour lawsuits.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Castro Barros Advogados

Tax Litigation - ranked: tier 4

Castro Barros Advogados

With an ability to 'understand the client's needs', Castro Barros Advogados receives plaudits for its 'agility, assertiveness and objectivity'. Distinguishing itself through its specialism in the retail and telecoms sectors, as well as transfer pricing, the experienced team includes André Gomes de Oliveira, Daniela Alves Portugal Duque Estrada and Gabriel Manica Mendes de Sena.

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

Castro Barros Advogados

Under the lead of 'swift and effective coordinator' Olympio Carvalho, Castro Barros Advogados ' team acts for numerous international shipping law firms as clients. Frequently acting on contentious cases, the group represented Brasbunker Participações in litigation against Maridive & Oil Services concerning the non-compliance with vessel operating agreements.

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