Mr Bernardo Cavalcanti Freire > Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Wald, Antunes, Vita, Longo e Blattner Advogados
04543-906 SÃO PAULO

Work Department


Administrative / Infrastructure e concessions

Banking and financial

Commercial / corporate

Judicial reorganization and bankruptcy



Senior Partner



Bernardo Cavalcanti Freire is a partner at Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados with a bachelor’s degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2006) and an LLM in Corporate Law from Insper (2011). He has been recognized as one of the most admired lawyers in Brazil by various publications, including Análise Advocacia, Leaders League, Best Lawyers, Latin Lawyer and Legal 500. He is the author of several articles published in legal websites and publications.



Portuguese, English, Spanish.





Bachelor in Law, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife (2006); LLM in Corporate Law, IBMEC-INSPER (2011).




Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

The litigation department at Wald, Antunes, Vita e Blattner Advogados attracts praise for its ‘technical capacity, availability and strategic vision‘. Its practitioners are regularly instructed by clients from a variety of industries in relation to infrastructure, commercial, corporate, restructuring and banking-related disputes. In the administrative litigation sphere, the team is sought after by public service concessionaires looking for legal support in the context of enforcement matters and bid protests. Civil litigator Mariana Tavares Antunes is extremely active in the team, which also includes Arnoldo Wald Filho, who focuses on litigation and arbitration, and contractual law specialist Marcus Vinícius Vita Ferreira. Bernardo Cavalcanti Freire and Eduardo Cezar Chad are widely recommended by clients. Other names to note include Arnoldo Wald, Alexandre de Mendonça Wald and Marina Gaensly Blattner. Since publication, Samantha Mendes Longo left the firm, in October 2021.