Firm Profile > BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados > Rio de Janeiro , Brazil

BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados

Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime) Tier 6

With a 'very focused and talented team', BFBM – Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados 'inspires confidence and brings great results'. The dispute resolution-focused firm is based in Rio de Janeiro and is highlighted for its 'profound experience and knowledge of the higher courts'. It excels in complex disputes involving companies in highly-regulated sectors, including financial services, energy and telecoms. In the latter, the team successfully represented a telecoms client before the Supreme Court in a case concerning call centre outsourcing issues. Names to note include the 'brilliant' Eduardo Mendonça; 'studious and very committed lawyer' Felipe Monnerat; and Carmen Tiburcio, who focuses on international law and arbitration. Rafael Barroso Fontelles and 'highly qualified' consultant Ana Paula de Barcellos also receive praise.

BFBM Advogados is a firm exclusively focused on dispute resolution matters, being able to handle arbitration and litigation cases. The team frequently tackles the most complex cases for its stellar clientele and also provides volume litigation to certain strategic clients who have a large demand for dispute resolution. The group is well-known for its decisive presence in the superior courts of Brazil and is frequently sought after by clients when their proceedings reach such instance, after having been handled by other law firms. It is also well-known for its performance solving international contracts and corporate issues.

It furnishes advice on the full spectrum of dispute resolution issues and acts on both judicial and administrative proceedings. The three main areas of expertise for the team are banking, telecom and internet, but it also represents clients from a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, food and beverage, insurance and entertainment.

Department Name Email Telephone
International and Domestic Arbitration Carmen Tibúrcio +55 21 2221-1177
Civil, Commercial and Constitutional Procedural Law Rafael B. Fontelles +55 21 2221-1177
Brasilia Based Dispute Resolution Eduardo Mendonça +55 61 3409-1000