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Franco Leutewiler Henriques Advogados (FLH Advogados)

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Franco Leutewiler Henriques Advogados (FLH Advogados) is a new firm resulting from the merger of the majority of former members of Santos Neto Advogados and Muriel Medici Franco Advogados (Nancy Franco, Thiago Soares Gerbasi and Aline Dias); the firm has a strong focus on dispute resolution, including arbitration.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Recently founded firm Franco Leutewiler Henriques Advogados (FLH Advogados) has a deep bench of litigators experienced in commercial, corporate, infrastructure, agribusiness and energy disputes.

Firm Overview

FLH Advogados has a concept of multi-area corporate law in a lean full-service model, focused on mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, capital markets, project financing, contracts, strategic litigation, arbitration and mediation, labor and tax.

The firm has more than 300 active clients and a history of leadership in the national agribusiness scenario, as well as in other sectors as capital markets, healthcare, technology, renewable energy, construction and real estate.

Main Areas of Practice

Agribusiness: The partners have a tradition and recognition in Agribusiness, acting from legal advice in business and contractual matters, to strategic disputes, typical of the production chain of this sector of the economy.

Banking: The banking and financial law practice has long been recognized for technical precision, experience and market knowledge, both in domestic and multi-jurisdictional operations, advising financial institutions, multilateral organizations, credit funds, development banks, credit agencies, hedge funds, trading companies, sponsors and suppliers.

Capital Markets: The firm works on offers with a deep understanding of the Brazilian market and specific issues related to the industry or sector of their business. Clients include securitization companies, assets, fintechs, DTVMs and CTVMs, credit funds, funds focused on illiquid assets, credit rights investment funds, commercial and investment banks, as well as Brazilian and foreign companies in various segments of the economy.

Corporate: The firm offers solid specialized legal support to partners, investors, companies and national and international financial institutions in different sectors of the economy to comply with Brazilian corporate law, as well as all applicable regulatory obligations.

Dispute Resolution: The clients of the firm benefit from the performance of a team focused on mapping different strategies aimed at the best outcome of the case, whether for the prevention or resolution of disputes, both in domestic and multi-jurisdictional cases. The firm’s lawyers’ extensive experience involves a strong presence in the main sectors of the industry, with an emphasis on arbitration, mediation and strategic litigation.

Labor The firm advises clients on strategic labor litigation and advisory matters, including multidisciplinary matters related to compliance, data protection and competition.

Mergers and Acquisitions:  The area includes sophisticated transaction structuring, including the purchase and sale of equity interests and assets in Brazil or abroad and various corporate reorganizations, in the most diverse sectors of the economy. The team works in synergy with several other areas of the firm to propose the most efficient and appropriate structures.

Tax: The firm provides sophisticated solutions to a variety of tax issues – from tax litigation to business transactions –, ensuring full legal assistance to national and multinational companies. The team handles complex tax analysis on direct and indirect taxes, social security contributions and foreign trade, working together with other areas of the firm to design multidisciplinary solutions that boost clients’ businesses. The tax team advises clients on planning, structuring and conducting business for the purpose of mitigating tax risks and increasing tax efficiency.

Agribusiness Nancy Gombossy de Melo 11 3016-1888
Agribusiness and Banking Gabriel Buscarini 11 3016-1888
Corporate and M&A Vitor 11 3016-1888
Labor Aldo Augusto Martinez 11 3016-1888
Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration Aline 11 3016-1888
Corporate and M&A Gabriela 11 3016-1888
Tax Gabriela de Souza 11 3016-1888
Environmental Flávia 11 3016-1888
Agribusiness Thiago Soares 11 3016-1888
Partners : 10
Lawyers : 65