Mr Pedro Maciel > Lefosse Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile
Lefosse Advogados Offices
RUA TABAPUÃ, 1227
SÃO PAULO SP 04533-014
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Mr Pedro Maciel
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Pedro advises foreign and Brazilian companies from various sectors, such as banking, construction, energy, entertainment, mining, oil & gas and telecommunications. He is also an expert in crisis management. His experience as a lawyer is also enhanced by his continued handling of disputes as arbitrator in Brazil and abroad. He is recognized by LACCA Approved, IFLR 1000, Global Competition Review and Who`s Who Legal as a recommended lawyer in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. His early career highlights include nearly two years experience as an international associate at a leading U.S. law firm in the International Practice Group, where he gained knowledge about international business transactions and information technology. He obtained his bachelors in law degree from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).
Lefosse Advogados offers representation to clients from a variety of industries, including banking, construction, energy, mining and telecoms, in relation to domestic and international arbitration. Department head Pedro Maciel is experienced in acting as counsel and arbitrator in national and cross-border cases. He receives key support from Raphael Nehin Correa and Márcio Opromolla, both of whom have a successful track record in the representation of Brazilian and foreign companies in arbitral proceedings. The firm was further strengthened by the arrival of a new energy team, which brings a regular stream of high-profile energy-related arbitration cases.
With an ‘excellent and strategic view of litigation‘, Lefosse Advogados has a wealth of experience helping domestic and foreign clients navigate the complexities of Brazilian law and courts. Class actions, commercial and corporate disputes are all strengths for the team led by Pedro Maciel, who routinely acts for clients from the construction, banking, telecoms and energy sectors. Domestic and cross-border proceedings including public and private corporations are some of Raphael Nehin Corrêa‘s notable areas of practice. Márcio Opromolla is well regarded for his experience in litigation and crisis management. Rafael Stefanini is another contact for corporate disputes. In a recent development, Diogo Ciuffo Carneiro joined the firm from Bichara Advogados. Since publication, the practice was further strengthened by the arrival of Julio Neves from TozziniFreire Advogados in March 2022.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Wealth and succession planning
- Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
- Dispute Resolution: Litigation
- Energy and natural resources > Electricity (and renewable energy)
- Real estate
- TMT: Cybersecurity and data privacy
- TMT: Telecoms
- Competition and antitrust
- Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons
- Labour and employment
- Projects and infrastructure
- Public law
- White-collar crime and investigations