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Giamundo Neto Advogados

Brazil > Public law Tier 3

Specialised in public law', Giamundo Neto Advogados is best known for its strength acting before the Federal Court of Accounts and representing clients in litigation at the administrative and judicial levels. Mandates involving the new public sanitation and waste disposal legislation, contractual disputes in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, and new public concessions and biddings are all recent areas of activity for the department, which has also advised on PPPs, administrative improbity cases and large-scale infrastructure projects. Giuseppe Giamundo Neto is highlighted for his ‘technical knowledge' and ‘strong business skills'; he handles both litigation and non-contentious public law matters. Camillo Giamundo focuses on public contracting of infrastructure works and services, and Thays Chrystina Munhoz De Freitas specialises in public concessions and PPP agreements.

Practice head(s):

Giuseppe Giamundo Neto; Camillo Giamundo; Thays Chrystina Munhoz de Freitas


‘Law firm specialised in public law with business-oriented partners who have strategic solutions for complex cases.’

‘Giuseppe Giamundo Neto has great expertise in public contracts.’

‘Personalised service, indisputable quality and fair price. All members are extremely prepared and are always available to assist us.’

‘Giuseppe Giamundo, Camillo Giamundo and Thays Chrystina Munhoz de Freitas provide strategic advice and personalised services.’

‘I recommend in the area of public law Giuseppe Giamundo and Thays Munhoz.’

‘I feel extremely secure and confident with the support and services provided. The team that assists me has great ability to understand the problems faced, seeking practical and efficient solutions.’

‘Camillo Giamundo is an exceptional professional; he demonstrates extensive knowledge of the matters, has excellent preparation and always helps in the search and presentation of efficient solutions in the decision-making process.’

‘Giuseppe Giamundo Neto: gathers great technical knowledge, has strong business skills and easily identifies solutions that we had not considered before.’

Key clients

Mover Participações

Carioca Christiani-Nielsen Engenharia

Construções e Comércio Camargo Corrêa

Camargo Corrêa Infra

Circuito de Compras São Paulo SPE

Sacyr Construcción Brasil


Ponta dos Ganchos Empreendimentos Turísticos

Grupo Arteris

Energia Sustentável do Brasil

Constremac Construções

Cetenco Engenharia

RFM Participações

Suez Ambiental Tratamento de Águas

Construtora Queiroz Galvão

Construtora Ferreira Guedes

Usina São Paulo

Teixeira Duarte

Socicam Administração Projetos e Representações

Construtora OAS

SC Transportes

Cobrape – Cia Brasileira de Projetos


Hagaplan Planejamento e Projetos

Sondotécnica Engenharia de Solos

Grupo Elis Brasil

Paulitec Engenharia

OEC Engenharia

Dubai Ports World (DPWorld)

Fabrica Carioca de Catalisadores

Work highlights

  • Assisting Concessionária Via Paulista in nine claims involving the economic and financial readjustments of a concession agreement signed with ARTESP.
  • Advising Embraport – Empresa Brasileira de Terminais Portuários on an administrative claim to stop the federal government from charging occupation fees over areas held by DP World at the Port of Santos.
  • Defending Carioca Engenharia oi an administrative proceeding started by the TCU.

Brazil > Projects and infrastructure Tier 5

The ‘sizeable and competent team’ at Giamundo Neto Advogados is ‘prepared to solve complex issues’ arising in the context of infrastructure projects, notably developments in the sanitation, waste management, highways, airports and energy spaces. Recent engagements demonstrate that the firm is trusted by international and domestic clients, both from the private and public sectors, in all phases of projects, including project structuring, divestments, PPPs and bidding processes. Luiz Felipe Pinto Lima Graziano, who has a notable background in the sanitation and waste management sectors, chairs the department. At the associate level, Diogo Albaneze Gomes Ribeiro and Natasha Maria Soares Viana bring together expertise in project structuring and litigation, while Daniel Almeida Stein focuses on project finance, public procurement and compliance.

Practice head(s):

Luiz Felipe Pinto Lima Graziano


‘Giamundo Neto has highly specialised lawyers who meet all necessary demands for the infrastructure sector, especially in the segments of sanitation, highways and public lighting.’

‘The team provides a specialised service tailored to the client’s needs, always seeking the best result for the client. Luiz Felipe Graziano is excellent.’

‘Sizeable and competent team. Meets all requested demands, with flexible fees, accepts tighter deadlines for delivery when necessary. Great availability of professionals.’

‘Felipe Graziano is attentive, available, knows the sanitation market well and is always up to date with new opportunities and topics of interest to the group. Diogo Albaneze is an excellent professional, with diversified skills (both in litigation and advisory).’

‘Young, experienced team prepared to solve complex issues efficiently. Giamundo is attentive and insightful. Graziano is a “rising star”. Due to in his in-house experience, he understands concerns inherent to his clients.’

‘Giamundo Advogados has an extremely prepared team. What stands out the most is the team’s technical quality, mainly related to administrative law and infrastructure projects.’

Key clients

Grupo Arteris – Concessionária Via Paulista

Triunfo Transbrasiliana

Zetta Infraestrutura e Participações

INFRA Investimentos

FIPE – Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas

BRK Ambiental Participações

Aegea Saneamento e Participações

GS Inima Brasil

RFM Participações

SACYR Concessões

Work highlights

  • Assisting BRK Uruguaiana to obtain more favourable terms in the project related to the provision of water and sewage system services offered to the municipality of Uruguaiana.
  • Retained by Sacyr Concessões to handle its construction project for the duplication of highway RS-287 (from Tabaí to Santa Maria).
  • Advising BRK Ambiental Rio Claro on reviewing an agreement related to the provision of sewage services to the municipality of Rio Claro.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Well known for its credentials in public law and projects, Giamundo Neto Advogados also fields a strong litigation team, which is well equipped to handle construction disputes and other contentious matters involving the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Elected as one of the most admired law firms in Brazil in the civil, infrastructure and regulatory law practices, Giamundo Neto Advogados is composed of highly experienced professionals in public law and business law recognized for their business vision.

One of the major features of the firm is the provision of customized services to its clients, besides the on-going concern with the technical quality of the services provided. The team of lawyers is trained to serve with dedication, agility, proactivity and security. The office, rather than a service provider, seeks to become a long-term partner of its clients, based on ethics, transparency and tireless pursuit of excellence in results.

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