Mr João Capanema > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Belo Horizonte, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Azevedo Sette Advogados
RUA PARAIBA, 1000
Rua Paraíba, 1000, térreo
Belo Horizonte MG 30130-145
Brazil

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Capanema is partner and head of Azevedo Sette Advogados’ Litigation and Arbitration practice in Belo Horizonte office. He draws upon more than 25 years’ experience representing clients in strategic litigations & arbitrations in civil, competition, environmental, intellectual property, mining, and real estate matters, specially to insurance, healthcare and TMT sectors.

Languages

English and Portuguese.

Memberships

He is a former counsel for the Brazilian Bar Association, Minas Gerais section. Before joining Azevedo Sette, Capanema worked as in-house counsel at Fumas Centrais Elétricas (1990-1999), a largest energy company in Brazil.

Education

LL.B. from UFMG – Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Law School, he was admitted to practice in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1990.

Leisure

João is recommended in Chambers Latin America, Chambers Brazil, Latin Lawyer 250, The Legal 500 and Best Lawyers guides as reference in Product Liability, Litigation, Insurance and Arbitration and Mediation practices. Also is considered one of the most admired lawyers in Minas Gerais by the Análise Advocacia and reference to Technology sector.