Drawing on the firm's national footprint, Azevedo Sette Advogados acts for leading domestic and multinational clients in the entire spectrum of labour matters. In addition to providing legal advice on HR practices and employment contracts, the practice is also equipped to assist with labour-related due diligence in the context of M&A transactions and represent companies in contentious matters, including individual and collective claims. Social security and labour law specialist Leila Azevedo Sette oversees the Belo Horizonte team alongside Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa and Gustavo Magalhães Assis, both of whom have substantial experience in transactional matters.
Labour in Brazil
Leila Azevedo Sette; Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa; Gustavo Magalhães Assis
Volkswagen Do Brasil Industria De Veiculos Automotores
Carmeuse Brasil Soluções Químicas
Johsons Controls Group
Novo Nordisk Produção Farmacêutica Do Brasil
Brembo Do Brasil
White Martins Gases Industriais
Petronas Lubrificantes Brasil
Companhia Brasileira De Metalurgia E Mineração – CBMM
Torrent Do Brasil
Isdin Produtos Farmaceuticos
- Represents Volkswagen do Brasil and subsidiary companies in an indemnity action on the grounds of occupational disease.
- Acts for Gerdau Açominas in a collective bargaining agreement.
- Represents Nokia in labour litigation matters, having recently assisted the company in a public civil action involving Covid-19.
Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados
Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados is regularly retained by mining companies in strategic employment disputes, where the firm demonstrates strength in both individual and collective lawsuits. Conducting labour due diligence in the context of M&A transactions is another core area of activity for the department, which is led by Daniel Ribeiro Martins. Lorena de Carvalho Lara is noted for her experience in labour law; she is proficient in non-contentious matters and litigation.
Daniel Ribeiro Martins
The labour and employment team at Cescon Barrieu handles a broad range of non-contentious matters, including hiring and termination processes, and works in close collaboration with the firm's M&A and capital markets departments on due diligence procedures. Typical mandates also include collective bargaining and class actions involving labour disputes. Lucas Caldas is a key practitioner in the Belo Horizonte office.
Companies from the energy, IT, mining, construction and steel industries turn to Manucci Advogados for assistance with labour lawsuits, employment contracts, due diligence and compliance matters. Ariela Ribera Duarte - whose experience covers contractual issues, negotiation of collective agreements, and labour litigation - is the main point of contact in the employment department. She jointly leads the team with Daniel Manucci.
Daniel Manucci; Ariela Ribera Duarte
Hospital Vila da Serra
- Acted for Cast Informática in a lawsuit against the Labour Union.
Fielding a team of 'great strategists who are skilled in labour disputes', Veríssimo, Moreira & Simas Advogados is often engaged by companies from the banking, construction, steel and retail sectors on a variety of non-contentious issues and litigation. The team's broad service offering includes advice on corporate reorganisations, benefit plans, transactional due diligence and administrative proceedings. Department head Glaucus Simas specialises in judicial and administrative litigation.
‘Reliability, competence and a sense of urgency.’
‘The team is very available and competent.’
‘Proactivity, technical preparation and strategy for dealing with the issues.’
‘The technical knowledge of the team is compatible with other firms of the same size. It is worth highlighting the team’s availability.’
‘Great strategists who are skilled in labour disputes.’
LTS – incorporadora e construtora eireli
Cappe Brasil Engenheira
Cooperativa de Poupança e Crédito do Vale do Rio Doce
Santana Produtos Siderurgicos
Master Drilling Brasil
VB Alimentos Indústria e Comércio
Agromig Soluções e Recuperações
- Advising VB Alimentos Indústria e Comércio on compliance with the Brazilian General Data Protection Law from a labour and employment perspective.
- Acting for Editora DRP-EPP e Colégio Bernoulli in a labour claim regarding the dismissal of an employee.
- Represented Santana Produtos Siderúrgicos in a labour lawsuit filed by a former employee claiming illegal dismissal.