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Siqueira Castro – Advogados

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Considered one of the main players in Brazil, Siqueira Castro - Advogados has been a pioneer full-service business law firm throughout Brazil. With 70 years of history, the firm services all its clients' legal needs, while offering an extensive variety of services and results-orientated work in all areas of business law. With offices in 18 of the main states of Brazil and with international branches in Portugal and in Angola, today the firm is the largest law firm in Latin America both by number of lawyers and offices.

Areas of practice

Aerospace, antitrust, aviation, banking and finance, biotechnology, capital markets, civil, contracts, compliance, class action lawsuits, communications and telecommunications, compliance, consumer relations, constitutional law and government relations, corporate, corporate criminal defense, corporate recovery and bankruptcy, copyright, credit recovery, due diligence, electoral law, energy, oil and gas, environmental, family and succession, foreign capital, health and sanitation, industrial and intellectual property, information technology and the internet, infrastructure and PPPs, insurance and reinsurance, international contracts, international trade and commercial defense, labor and social security, life science, litigation and arbitration, maritime law, mergers and acquisitions, mining law, privatizations and concessions, non-profit organizations and pro bono, real estate, regulatory and administrative law, tax and tax planning, third sector, timberland investment, tourism, sports and entertainment, transportation and white-collar crime.

International work

The firm has intensified the development of its relationships with international law firms and foreign clients which perceive Brazil as an advanced emerging economy and a thriving 21st-century market. In addition to its leadership position in the ADVOC network of international law firms, the firm has consolidated its alliance with the French law firm Fidal, the Portuguese law firm Abreu Advogados and the Chinese law firm DeHeng Law Offices, including the exchange of lawyers between the firms to better serve joint clients. Siqueira Castro - Advogados continues to seek similar opportunities of association in other parts of Europe and in Asia. The firm also maintains a regular exchange of work and expertise with renowned firms in Latin America and North America.


One of the best law firms in Brazil in 15 practice areas and 20 partners elected among the best lawyers in Brazil (Chambers Latin America - 2018). One of the best law firms in Brazil in 12 practice areas and 23 partners elected among the best lawyers in Brazil (An?lise Advocacia 500 - 2017). One of the best law firms in the world in eight practice areas and six partners elected among the best lawyers (Chambers Global - 2018). One of the best companies to work for in Brazil in 2011/12/13/14/15/16/17 (Great Place to Work). Largest law firm in Latin America (Latin Lawyer 250 - Edi??o 2017). Pro Bono Firm of the Year (Latin Lawyer 2007). Elected as the best law firm of Latin America in 2015 for social responsibility and pro bono (Chambers Latin America). Pro Bono Leading Light (Latin Lawyer 2012/13/14/15/16/17). One of the best law firms in Brazil in areas of banking and capital markets, M&A, private equity and project finance (IFLR1000 - 2017). One of the best law firms in civil and commercial litigation, white-collar crime, mergers and acquisitions, competition/antitrust, corporate tax, patent and intellectual property (Leaders League - 2017). One of the best law firms in Brazil in corporate, project finance and project development (IFLR 1000 - Energy & Infrastructure - Edition - 2017). Six partners elected among the best lawyers in Brazil (LACCA Approved - 2017). Elected among the 100 best offices in the world in the area of compliance and investigation/deterrence of corruption (GIR 100 Seleted Firm 2018).

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  • Total staff: 2,319

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