Mr Vicente Coelho Araujo > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Brasilia, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SECTOR DE ADMINISTRAÇÃO FEDERAL SUL (SAFS)
QUADRA 2 - BLOCO B - 3° ANDAR - ED. VIA OFFICE
BRASILIA, DF 70070-600
Brazil
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Work Department

Commercial and corporate litigation. Appearences at state and federal courts throughout the country, at trial and appellate levels. Special focus in appellate litigation before Higher Courts. Public and private law disputes. Experience in complex cases.
Legal advice, anti-bribery investigations and compliance programs.

Position

Partner. 

Career

Partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados (2011 – joined in 2005). Head Legal Counsel at the Vice-Presidency of the Republic (2004-2005). Legal Counsel at the Vice-Presidency of the Republic (2000-2004).

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

Member of the National Committe of Law firms of the Brazilian Bar Association.
Member of the Board of the Brazilian Bar Association (Brasilia Section) and President of the Committe of Law firms of the Brazilian Bar Association (Brasilia Section).
Director at the CESA – Centro de Estudos das Sociedades de Advocacia, Federal District Section.

Education

LL.B. from the University of Brasília in 1996.

Leisure

Sports and music.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Compliance

The highly regarded compliance practice at Pinheiro Neto Advogados sits within the litigation department and encompasses administrative and judicial litigation, investigations and preventative work. The team also works alongside colleagues in the corporate department to advise on compliance issues in M&A. In one example, José Alexandre Buaiz Neto and Mário Panseri Ferreira conducted the compliance due diligence on the acquisition of a minority stake in Grupo Madero by client Carlyle. Other contacts in the multidisciplinary group include public law and anti-corruption expert Ricardo Pagliari Levy and Vicente Coelho Araujo, who has vast experience in internal investigations.