João Cople > Tauil & Chequer Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Tauil & Chequer Advogados
04543-011 SÃO PAULO, SP
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João Luiz Cople is an associate in the Litigation and Arbitration practices of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in the Rio de Janeiro office.


João Luiz Cople has more than 7 years of experience in arbitration, civil litigation, administrative litigation, tax litigation, insurance litigation, electoral disputes and social security disputes.

João Luiz Cople in his academic training had the opportunity of working at the Federal Attorney’s Office, at the State Attorney’s Office of the State of Rio de Janeiro and at the District Attorney’s Office of the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, as trainee and assistant.


Portuguese, English, Spanish


Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/RJ, MBA in Tax Law, 2013.

Universidade Estácio de Sá – UNESA/RJ, Bachelor in Law / Graduation, 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

With extensive experience in state and federal proceedings, Tauil & Chequer Advogados has been engaged in a growing number of strategic disputes, most notably cases arising in the oil and gas, energy, construction and telecoms sectors. Other areas of particular focus include administrative enforcement proceedings brought by the Federal Court of Accounts and various regulatory agencies. The practice is jointly chaired by Rio de Janeiro-based partner Gustavo Fernandes de Andrade, who focuses on corporate and commercial disputes; Fabio Peixinho Gomes Correa in São Paulo, who is noted for his expertise in dispute resolution in the energy, construction, corporate, banking and real estate segments; and high court litigation veterans Mauro Pedroso Gonçalves and Luis Inácio Lucena Adams, both of whom are based in the Brasília office. João Cople is a name to note in Rio for administrative, tax and insurance litigation. Other key members include associates Maria Rita Dutra and Núbia Bufarah in São Paulo, and the Brasília-based Louise Dias; all maintain diverse practices in litigation and arbitration. Counsel Juliana Barbosa Pechincha joined from Baker Botts L.L.P. (New York office) in July 2022.