Flávio Martins Rodrigues > Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados
39º E 40º ANDARES
20040-001 RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ

Work Department

Pension Funds, Civil, Administrative, Tax


Senior Partner


Flavio Rodrigues is an expert in pension funds legislation, leading a group of more than 20 lawyers only focus in pension funds operations. Former CEO of the Rio de Janeiro State Pension Fund (RIOPREVIDÊNCIA). Elected “The Best Lawyer in Pension Fund” for the magazine Revista Investidor Institucional for several years. Editor of the book of technical articles “Revista de Previdência” (Publisher: Ed. Gramma), now in the 14th Volume. Author of two books: “Fundos de Pensão de Servidores Públicos” (“Pension Funds for Public Servants”) and “Fundos de Pensão: Temas Jurídicos” (“Pension Funds: Legal Topics”) (Publisher: Ed. Renovar). He has several quote passages in Superior Court of Justice judgments.


Portuguese and English


Member of the Federal Commission for Pension Funds Studies of Brazilian Bar Association and Member of the International Pension & Employee Benefits Lawyers Association-IPEBLA.


He holds a Bachelor of Law from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), an MBA in Pension Funds from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), a Postgraduate Degree in Executive Retreat on Pension Reform from Harvard University, and a Master in Tax Law from Universidade Cândido Mendes.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados handles a varied caseload featuring capital markets, tax and labour disputes, and is particularly recognised for its strength in corporate litigation. The full range of dispute resolution services are catered for, with the team regularly acting for Brazilian companies in federal and state courts and before administrative bodies. Civil litigation specialist Bruno Carriello jointly heads the Rio de Janeiro-based group with Maria Isabel do Prado Bocater, who focuses on corporate law and capital markets, and social security expert Flávio Martins Rodrigues. Maria Carolina Melo moved from the tax practice in 2021 to strengthen the team’s capabilities in civil and administrative litigation.

Brazil > Capital markets

Bocater, Camargo, Costa e Silva, Rodrigues Advogados has a considerable pedigree in debt and equity capital markets work. The firm’s multi-faceted offering includes transactional, regulatory and litigation advice. The regulatory front is particularly strong given the background of lead partners such as Francisco da Costa e Silva, a former chairman of Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), and Maria Isabel do Prado Bocater, a former CVM commissioner. Other key partners include Flávio Martins Rodrigues, who has notable experience in funds-related matters, and corporate finance partner Matheus Corredato RossiJaques Wurman is strong on the administrative litigation side.