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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

With four offices across the country, Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados has notable geographic reach within Brazil and also has an active international client base. The team was engaged by Comtul to assist in its extra-judicial restructuring, advising on all aspects from creditor negotiations to payment of debts; Gilberto Deon Corrêa Júnior and associate Fernando Pellenz took lead roles.

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

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados has experience across M&A, joint ventures, inbound and outbound investments, and restructuring, and has complementary expertise in IP, tax and antitrust. Associates Luis Felipe Spinelli and Clarissa Yokomizo advised the sellers in a cross-border M&A deal which required documentation in three languages. The department was bolstered in April 2017 by the arrival of Raquel Stein. Other recommended lawyers in the team – which is highlighted for its ‘good response times and industry knowledge’ – include Carlos Fernando Souto, Jorge Cesa and Vinícius Fadanelli.

Next generation lawyers

Clarissa Yokomizo - Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: arbitration - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Dispute resolution: litigation - ranked: tier 5

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

The ‘professional and knowledgeable’ team at Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados acts across a wide range of litigation and arbitration proceedings. ‘Top-of-the-league’ practitioner Guilherme Rizzo Amaral was recently successful in an appeal for LATAM, in litigation filed by the public attorney’s office concerning a return flight cancellation policy regarding customers who do not attend outbound flights. The group also includes the ‘solution-oriented’ Marcelo Gandelman, who gives ‘very effective advice’.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 5

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

The ‘competent’ team at Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados advised Via Varejo on solid waste management matters and the disposal of post-consumer waste, and is defending Habitasul in a class action seeking indemnification due to the allegedly irregular construction on a permanent preservation area. Porto Alegre based associate Fabiana Figueiró is recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados’ team now includes the ‘very competent’ Leticia Provedel, following the firm’s merger in 2016 with Provedel Advogados. She represented Vale in disputes concerning patents and developments by former and current employees, and advised SABMiller on entering into a trade mark agreement with Companhia Müller de Bebidas.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados counts Kodak, FIFA and Lenovo among its key clients. A team led by Joel Gallo defended a client in a class action against certain employees; and represented a company in a labour claim following a mass layoff. Paulo Roberto Souto is ‘an experienced negotiator’ who is ‘always up to date’. The firm hired senior counsel Flavio Portinho Sirangelo from the Federal Labor Court of Appeals.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 4

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

The sizeable real estate group at Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados is split across the firm’s Porto Alegre and São Paulo offices, and counts a number of household-name companies among its clients. Gilberto Deon Corrêa Júnior and Fábio Machado Baldissera recently advised a client on the regularisation of its industrial plants.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

The ‘cohesive and high-performance group’ at Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados is ‘highly qualified in tax consultancy and litigation’, and was recently bolstered by the hire of several new associates. Henry Gonçalves Lummertz and Anderson Trautmann Cardoso are recommended.

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Brazil: Energy and natural resources

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

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogados

Souto Correa Cesa Lummertz & Amaral Advogadospays attention to excellent service’, with experience in ‘a broad range of areas in the energy sector’. The ‘dedicated and knowledgeable’ Gustavo Kaercher Loureiro represented AES Tietê in a dispute before ANEEL concerning its obligation to buy energy from Itaipu. Rômulo Mariani is also recommended.

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Brazil

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