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Siqueira Castro – Advogados

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Brazil > Dispute resolution (including White-collar crime)

A huge law firm with presence in various states of Brazil‘, Siqueira Castro – Advogados has ‘great knowledge of local markets and players‘. It provides a comprehensive service in dispute resolution, covering litigation, arbitration and corporate crime. In recent work, a team led by Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro and Daniela Soares Domingues acted for Vecttor in a class action suit claiming damages for environmental and ecological damage. Litigator Fabio Coutinho Kurtz has strong experience in consumer and aeronautical law; and João Daniel Rassi is a highly-rated criminal lawyer.

Brazil > Energy and natural resources > Hydrocarbons

Siqueira Castro – Advogados handles a mix of contentious, environmental and regulatory work for key industry names, including Petrobras Transporte, National Oilwell Varco and White Martins Gases Industriais. Among its recent cases, it represented Petrobras Transporte in a $10m recovery claim against Techno Layer Tecnologia Em Revestimento. Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro and Rodrigo Alexander Calazans Macedo are the key contacts.

Brazil > Energy and natural resources > Mining

Major national and multinational mining companies turn to Siqueira Castro – Advogados for support on a wide range of regulatory and transactional issues. The litigation powerhouse is particularly well positioned to advise on contentious environmental and administrative law cases, but it also handles non-contentious issues, including due diligence procedures and contract negotiations. The firm routinely represents Vale in regulatory and administrative proceedings and it also counts Companhia Riograndense de Valorização de Resíduos and Mineração Buritirama as key clients. Simone Paschoal Nogueira and Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro co-head the department.

Brazil > Public law

Major public and private companies turn to Siqueira Castro – Advogados for assistance in public bids and administrative proceedings. Public law has been a focal area for the firm for several decades, and the team combines knowledge of administrative, regulatory, environmental and corporate law. Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro is a well-known figure in the market. In internal developments, Renata de Abreu Martins and Rodrigo Alexander Calazans Macedo were promoted to partner in 2018, while Fernando Villela de Andrade Vianna joined Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados in 2019.