Azevedo Sette Advogados assists major domestic and foreign companies, financial institutions and insurance brokers in a variety of employment mandates. The group is well versed in both contentious and non-contentious matters, with areas of particular strength including collective labour disputes, union negotiations, due diligence for M&A transactions, employment contracts and settlement agreements. Leila Azevedo Sette, who has extensive experience in labour, social security and corporate matters, co-heads the department; alongside her, Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa and Gustavo Magalhães Assis excel in transactions involving labour relations and social security issues.
Labour in Brazil
Leila Azevedo Sette; Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa; Gustavo Magalhães Assis
Brembo do Brasil
VF Worldwide Holdings
Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados
Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados, lauded for the close involvement of its partners, is a strong choice for clients seeking advice on both contentious and non-contentious labour law matters. The team is routinely turned to by medium-sized to large companies in the mining, steel and technology sectors for its expertise in individual and collective actions, due diligence for M&A transactions and risk assessment work to reduce labour liability. Practice head Daniel Ribeiro Martins is adept at representing clients before regional and federal courts. Associate Lorena De Carvalho Lara undertakes labour advisory and contentious work.
Daniel Ribeiro S. Martins
‘Personal involvement of the partners; the firm is also committed to diversity and other social projects.’
Azevedo Geraldes Advogados
The ‘dedicated’ labour team at Azevedo Geraldes Advogados provides assistance to clients from the logistics, retail, telecoms and steel sectors. Covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, the group’s expertise encompasses union negotiations, collective bargaining agreements and claims involving allegations of discrimination and harassment. Founding partner Pedro Geraldes heads up the practice and has over 15 years of experience in labour law. Other names to note include associate Ana Laura Tomaz and Ricardo Pereira Araújo, who offer support on litigation and advisory matters.
‘The team is dedicated and operates to an excellent standard.’
‘Intelligence, monitoring, planning, security, access and availability.’
Super Nosso Group
VGX Contact Center
Mart Minas Distribuição
Beer or Coffee
MFA – Mineração Floresta Do Araguaia
DPG Sinalização Digital
Fundisider Fundição E Siderurgica
Sidepar Siderurgica Do Para
SD Siderúrgica Divinópolis Eireli
Simar Siderúrgica Maravilhas
- Advised Multi Formato Distribuidora on the labour contracts of drivers.
- Assisted Comercial Dahana in overtime claims filed by former employees.
- Assisted VGX Contact Certer Norte in a R$12m collective bargaining agreement with the telecoms union of Minas Gerais (SINTTEL-MG).
The ‘prepared, attentive and up-to-date’ lawyers of Corrêa Ferreira Advogados‘ labour department regularly act for clients in the mining, steel, healthcare and finance sectors in an array of labour matters. Negotiations with trade unions, collective actions, audits, and labour litigation are all core areas of activity for the firm. Founding partner Marco Antônio Corrêa Ferreira co-leads the team along with the ‘extremely technically qualified and commercially-minded’ Helda Carla Andrade, who excels in high-stakes labour claims. Associate Júlia Gabriele Chaves Ruela, ‘an extremely competent lawyer, capable of solving complex cases’, provides assistance in strategic litigation.
Marco Antonio Corrêa Ferreira; Helda Carla Andrade
‘The firm has trained professionals capable of advising a company on virtually any area.’
‘Prepared, attentive and up-to-date with current legislation.’
‘Helda Carla Andrade is an extremely technically qualified and commercially-minded professional.’
‘The team stands out for the quality of its professionals and its client-focus.’
‘Marco Antonio shows competence and professionalism.’
‘It serves its clients in an efficient and organised manner, offering comfort and security in their legal proceedings.’
‘It is a technical team that is qualified in strategic labour.’
‘Helda Carla Andrade is extremely skilled at solving complex cases. Júlia Gabriele Chaves Ruela is an extremely competent lawyer, capable of solving complex cases.’
Equinox Gold Group
Metso Outotec Group
Kock do Brasil
AEBMG Hospital Evangélico
Ask do Brasil
Laboratório Geraldo Lustosa
Horizonte Energias Renováveis
- Represented Jaguar Mining in a union lawsuit involving overtime work.
- Represented Koch do Brasil in proceedings regarding the dismissal of an employee for improper conduct.
- Assisted Pilar Gold in a claim filed by a contractor seeking recognition of employment ties and benefits.
Veríssimo, Moreira & Simas Advogados
Veríssimo, Moreira & Simas Advogados is routinely sought out by companies working in the construction, real estate, steel and logistics sectors for its advisory offering, which spans internal audits, compliance matters, salary and benefit plans, corporate reorganisations and employment contracts. In the contentious sphere, the group is well versed in wrongful termination, discrimination and overtime payment claims. Practice head Glaucus Simas specialises in judicial and administrative litigation, showcasing an impressive track record in the construction sector.
LTS – Incorporadora e Construtora Eireli
Cooperativa de Poupança e Crédito do Vale do Rio Doce
Santana Produtos Siderurgicos
Sinalmig Sinais e Sistemas
Lyon Engenharia Eireli
Bauer Fundaciones America Latina
Serc Manutenção E Caldeiraria
Sindicato da Arquitetura e da Engenharia de Minas Gerais (Sinaenco/MG)
- Assisted Bauer Fundaciones America Latina in a technical report.
- Assisted Santana Produtos Siderúrgicos in the drafting of internal documents regarding workplace behaviour.
- Represented VB Alimentos Indústria e Comércio in a wrongful termination claim filed by a former employee.