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Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

AV CARLOS GOMES, 700, 13TH ANDAR, PORTO ALEGRE, RS CEP 90480-000, BRAZIL
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Work +55 51 3018 0500
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www.soutocorrea.com.br

Brazil

Bankruptcy and restructuring
Bankruptcy and restructuring - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

The Porto Alegre-based team at Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados acts for national and international clients and handles a range of restructuring matters across the country. In one highlight, Luis Felipe Spinelli acted for Norsul Group in the judicial reorganisation of Azevedo Bento. The sizeable team also includes Gilberto Deon Corr√™a J√ļnior and Rodrigo Tellechea.

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

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

With resources in Porto Alegre, S√£o Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Bras√≠lia, Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados¬†is equipped to advise clients across Brazil; it also acts for a range of foreign companies. Of particular note are the firm's dedicated German, Asian and Latin Desks. Buy-side highlights included Gilberto Deon Corr√™a J√ļnior's representation of Fras-le in the acquisition of Jofund, owner of the Fremax brand.¬†In a significant move, Karina Yunan¬†joined from Trench Rossi Watanabe.¬†The department also saw some changes at the associate level, including the arrival of Martha Giugno Termignoni¬†from Lobo de Rizzo Advogados¬†and the departure of Laura Freitas Ceitlin¬†to Perlman Vidigal Godoy Advogados. The sizeable team also includes Luis Felipe Spinelli, Raquel Stein¬†and associate Clarissa Yokomizo.

Rising stars

Clarissa Yokomizo - Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

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Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)
Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime) - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados is 'capable of understanding complex topics and provides a good range of options' and is 'very knowledgeable about court politics'. The 'extremely responsive' team stands out for its class action practice, where it acts for industry associations and companies. In other recent work, Guilherme Rizzo Amaral acted for Xerox in a commercial dispute involving rescissory and damage claims. Carlos Fernando Souto, Gabriel Freitas, 'go-to professional' Marcelo Gandelman and Rafael Dias -'who delivers fast and precise solutions'- are recommended. Antonio Tovo heads the corporate criminal law practice from Porto Alegre.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 5

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados has experience handling solid-waste management and reverse logistics, while also acting on forestry, water and mineral resources matters. A highlight was advising Southern Cone Reflorestamento e Exploração de Madeira on the purchase and sale of land and standing timber. Associate Fabiana Figueiro is the key name.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados offers 'excellent and timely service at a fair price' on the full range of IP matters including franchising, domain names, trade secrets and business name disputes. The team succeeded in gaining the rejection of a preliminary injunction request filed by Uber against its client, 99 Tecnologia, concerning a comparative advertising campaign. Another highlight was representing Sephora in an infringement action against the undue granting and use of SEPHA as a trade mark. Leticia Provedel stands in high regard with peers and clients alike.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

At Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados, 'all members of the labour team are technically impeccable'. In a recent success, it represented a client in the media and entertainment sector in three collective actions; all the claims were dismissed. Paulo Roberto Souto 'has a deep knowledge of labour law, as well as an impressive relationship with unions'. Joel Gallo and Manoela Pascal Martins are also recommended.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados¬†'works as a united team' and 'solves questions in a very short period of time'. It is well versed in rural and urban real estate, and is also specialised in the agribusiness sector. F√°bio Machado Baldissera¬†'has profound and highly specialised knowledge of a wide range of legal real estate matters'. Gilberto Deon Corr√™a J√ļnior, Rafaela Kern¬†and Jorge Cesa¬†are also recommended.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

'Staffed with highly qualified professionals', Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados' tax team is 'knowledgeable, accessible and humble'. 'Very skilled tax lawyer' Anderson Trautmann Cardoso and Henry Gonçalves Lummertz 'stand out for their vast experience, including in an extensive range of complex litigation'. André Luiz da Silva Gomes is also recommended.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Electricity
Electricity - ranked: tier 3

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados¬†finds favour for its ‚Äėhands-on lawyers‚Äô, ‚Äėspecialised knowledge‚Äô and ‚Äėunique capability to operate real interdisciplinary teams across projects‚Äô. The group, which is well weighted between regulatory and transactional work, has experience across the full gamut of power and biofuels-related matters, including litigation. Highlights included representing¬†Ra√≠zen in its challenge to the new methodology for the calculation and certification of power firm capacity - newly promoted equity partner Livia Amorim¬†led that work. Other names to note include Carlos Souto¬†(‚Äėan expert in energy regulation‚Äô) and¬†Gustavo Kaercher Loureiro.

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