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Silveiro Advogados
PRACA GENERAL GENTIL FALCAO, 108
3RD FLOOR, BROOKLIN NOVO
04571-150, SAO PAULO
Brazil

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Silveiro Advogados is a traditional player in the commercial, corporate and M&A market in the region of Rio Grande do Sul, routinely advising on M&A, real estate, capital markets transactions, financing and restructuring. Cross-border projects and matters involving investment funds also feature on the group's caseload. Department head Pedro Chagas is proficient in private equity, venture capital and foreign investment. M&A and succession planning are notable fields of practice for André Silveiro, while Vasco Maestri Trindade specialises in commercial and business law. Daniel Báril leads on bankruptcy matters, and Bruno Cunha is noted for real estate issues and corporate law.

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Key clients

HT Micron Semicondutores

Frusapar

Imdepa

Enveritas, INC

Alibem

Cuore Platform

Intecnial

Millharbour Investments

Recrusul

InBetta

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Silveiro Advogados' specialised team assists clients before courts across the country and in alternative dispute resolution processes. The department showcases particular strength in corporate disputes following telecoms privatisations and in construction-related disputes. Arbitration is a key field of expertise for practice head Ricardo Borges RanzolinIgor Bimkowski Rossoni specialises in court litigation; while construction disputes are a core area of activity for Vitor de Paula Ramos.

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Key clients

Telefonica Brasil

Eduardo Rocha Azevedo

Banco Cooperativo SICREDIIBI Participações

BANRISUL – Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul

Bing Imóveis Incorporadora e Construtora

Tárik Potthoff

Rio Bravo Investments

Frusapar Participações

Rohden Indústria Lignea

Labour Tier 2

The labour and employment practice at Silveiro Advogados provides legal support to companies from the retail, media, steel and construction sectors, among others, in relation to individual and collective dismissals, occupational diseases and accidents, employment contracts as well as due diligence in the context of M&A transactions. Team leader Guilherme Guimarães' experience in the field spans more than two decades. Larissa Salgado is a key contact for telecoms and retail clients.

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Key clients

Lins Ferrão Artigos do Vestuário

Gerdau Aços Longos e Gerdau

Zanc Cobrança e Zanc Serviços Empresariais

Metasa

Edificare Engenharia

Grupo Fortbras

Grupo RBS

Taurus Armas e Taurus Helmets

Bebidas Fruki

CMPC – Celulose Riograndense

Tax Tier 2

With experience in both direct and indirect tax, Silveiro Advogados' broad service offering covers advice on tax efficiency strategies, special regimes as well as contentious matters. On the litigation front, practitioners are well versed in challenging tax assessments and filing lawsuits before tax authorities. The practice is led by Alberto Martins Brentano, whose experience in corporate tax planning and litigation spans more than 35 years. Daniel Báril leads on work pertaining to corporate payroll taxes (RAT/FAP). The team was recently strengthened following Maria Angélia Feijó's arrival from Veirano Advogados; she focuses on tax litigation.

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Key clients

Lojas Quero-Quero

Clave Incorporações e Construções

Fundação Iberê Camargo

Timags Participações

Multiplan Empreendimentos

Imobiliários Intecnial

Lojas Riachuelo

Real estate Tier 3

Silveiro Advogados is establishing an increasingly strong presence in the market. Clients appreciate the leadership of managing partner Rodrigo Mutti and the expertise of up-and-coming lawyer Nicholas Paiva. The team represents a mix of investment funds and corporate owners on the full range of real estate issues, including sale and leasebacks, regularisations, agricultural investments and development projects, and is also noted for its litigation experience. Its expertise covers a range of sectors, including manufacturing, telecoms and education.

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Testimonials

‘The team is really diligent and helpful. They are always in the client’s shoes, what make the decision process easier to the general counsel.’

‘Rodrigo Mutti is outstanding, helpful and honest.’

‘Nicholas Paiva is diligent and polite. A rising star in real estate sector.’

Key clients

Gerdau

Telefonica Brasil

Terra Santa Agro

Multiplan

Rio Bravo Investimentos

Moreira Salles Agropecuária

Air Liquide

MSD (Merck)

Banrisul

Bonsucex Holdinga

Intellectual property Tier 4

With a strong focus on IP protection in digital channels, Silveiro Advogados excels in anti-piracy matters, as well as digital copyright infringement, trade marks and unfair competition. Other areas of expertise include domain name disputes and license infringement. Practice head Rodrigo Azevedo focuses on online brand protection and online IP infringement, marketplace take-down features and crisis management.

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Key clients

Marcopolo

Banrisul

Sodexo

Agibank

Grendene

Fosun Group

Lojas Renner

Telefonica Brasil

Sicredi Participações

CMPC

Public law Tier 5

Silveiro Advogados is experienced at handling administrative proceedings, public procurement matters and negotiations with governmental agencies. The practice attracts mandates from both private-sector clients and state-owned companies, and possesses in-depth knowledge of the telecoms sector. The department is jointly led by two public law experts: Ricardo Leal de Moraes, whose expertise covers dispute resolution and regulatory matters, and Manoel André da Rocha, who is proficient in constitutional law.

Key clients

Telefônica Brasil

Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul

Banco Cooperativo Sicredi

Rio Bravo Investments

Multiplan Empreendimentos Imobiliários

TMSA – Tecnologia em Movimentação

IBI Participações e Negócios

Pilaplast Indústria e Comércio de Plásticos

Fundação Iberê Camargo

BRISA Sociedade para o Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia de Informação

Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 6

Silveiro Advogados has a significant track record in construction disputes, and is also active in corporate litigation. The team, which is split between São Paulo and Porto Alegre, is proficient in judicial and administrative proceedings, and adept in acting in class actions. Department head Ricardo Ranzolin is experienced in civil litigation and arbitration. Ricardo Leal de Moraes is a name to note for antitrust litigation and public law issues, while telecoms and post-privatisation disputes are core areas of activity for Igor Bimkowski Rossoni.

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Testimonials

‘I consider that the firm has a team capable of assisting in the avoidance and resolution of conflicts of the highest legal complexity. I say this based on the strategic and frank debate we have, the theoretical/academic and practical capacity that the lawyers with whom I work present as well as for the petitions they elaborate in relation to administrative, judicial and arbitration proceedings.’

‘Realistic strategic thinking and the broad theoretical/academic and practical knowledge of the partners is worth mentioning.’

Key clients

Telefonica Brasil

Eduardo Rocha Azevedo

Banco Cooperativo SICREDI

IBI Participações

BANRISUL – Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul

Bing Imóveis Incorporadora e Construtora

Tárik Potthoff

Rio Bravo Investments

Frusapar Participações (Fruki Bebidas)

Rohden Indústria Lignea

Tax Tier 7

Silveiro Advogados has a growing tax team, led by versatile partner Alberto Brentano. The department, which handles contentious and non-contentious direct and indirect tax matters, was boosted by the arrival of Maria Angélica Feijó from Veirano Advogados; she divides her time between the firm's Porto Alegre and São Paulo offices. Daniel Báril advises on payroll-related tax issues.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

Lojas Quero-Quero

Clave Incorporações e Construções

Fundação Iberê Camargo

Timags Participações

Multiplan Empreendimentos Imobiliários

Intecnial

Lojas Riachuelo

O Escritório se baseia no propósito de proporcionar segurança jurídica para que nossos clientes ousem em suas iniciativas. A operação colaborativa full-service, sempre com foco em soluções personalizadas, perenes e de baixo custo, busca oferecer resultados concretos para o sucesso dos negócios de seus clientes. O escritório possui sólidos valores, forjados em 65 anos de existência, aliados ao dinamismo de um escritório totalmente remodelado.

Com mais de 150 profissionais, Silveiro Advogados está em constante expansão por meio de parcerias nacionais e internacionais com alguns dos mais importantes escritórios de advocacia do país, com status globalizado e capacidade de oferecer um atendimento experiente a qualquer necessidade do cliente, em qualquer cenário jurídico e econômico.

A equipe altamente especializada é formada por cerca de 60 advogados sócios, formados no Brasil e no exterior, que atuam em áreas segmentadas, mas em perfeita sinergia entre elas, na busca por soluções integradas. A maioria dos profissionais iniciou a sua carreira como estagiários e construiu a sua formação dentro da “cultura de Silveiro” de meio século de experiência que corrobora a convicção de que o sucesso dos trabalhos realizados no escritório advém de laços de confiança desenvolvidos através de verdadeiros, transparentes e, acima de tudo, as relações humanas.

Department Name Email Telephone
Administrative, public and constitutional; competition and antitrust Ricardo Moraes
Bankruptcy Daniel Báril
Bankruptcy Ricardo Fortes
Consumer Law Ricardo Borges Ranzolin
Corporate/M&A Pedro Dominguez Chagas
Dispute Resolution Ricardo Ranzolin
Family and Succession Fernando René Graeff
IP and IT Rodrigo Azevedo
Labour & Employment Guilherme Guimarães
Real estate Rodrigo Mutti
Tax Cassiano Menke
Criminal Law Rafael Canterji
Consulting in Compliance Ana Paula Ávila
Capital Markets and Investment Funds José Roberto Meirelles
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