Firm Profile > Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil

Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados
RUA BELA CINTRA, 1149–°11. e 12°. ANDARES
01415-001 SÃO PAULO

Transport and shipping

Aviation is a key area of focus for Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados, which represents a mix of aircraft manufacturers, operators, insurers and lenders. The firm regularly assists airlines on domestic permit negotiations, commercial agreements and airport concessions. Ricardo Bernardi is active on the corporate and regulatory side, while Carla Cristina Schnapp also has related experience in employment, insurance and disputes.

Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados is a full-service law firm, featuring office in Sao Paulo, dedicated to assisting large- and medium-sized companies established in Brazil and abroad.

Main areas of work
Administrative and regulatory: assistance to national and foreign companies that operate in regulated segments such as banking, aviation, oil and gas, healthcare, telecommunications and transportation, as well as advice in technology transfer agreements and registrations.

Aviation: legal assistance to some of the largest airlines operating in Brazil, as well as to companies dedicated to financing and manufacture of aircraft, insurers, and airport operators. All of the firm’s practice areas have developed specific knowledge to address the needs of clients from the aviation sector in their respective fields of activity.

Competition: transactions involving economic concentration, advice on best commercial/corporate structure, submission and approval procedures of transactions and contracts, assistance with compliance programs and before the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), as well as other public authorities involved with competition law.

Contracts: purchase/sale of goods and services, storage, distribution, commercial agency, general service rendering, financing, lease, chattel mortgage, mortgages and warranties in general, transfer of technology, license of trademarks, concession of areas, rentals and built to suit agreements, among others, are areas covered by the firm.

Corporate and mergers and acquisitions: incorporation of companies and preparation of other corporate documents, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring intending to implement strategic and succession planning and due diligence procedures.

International trade and customs law: legal advice and assistance to importers, exporters, international transport and logistics companies and other such companies in the international market with matters related to export/import, special customs regimes, international agreements, and commercial defense (especially antidumping) and other subjects related to the international trade of goods and services.

Labor: assistance with individual and collective labor matters, both in judicial and pre-litigation scenarios and representation of clients before unions with the preparation and closing of collective agreements and conventions.

Litigation: the litigation team acts in all fields of law, including commercial disputes, civil liability, collective and consumer actions, and represents clients before state, federal, and small claims courts all over the country, including higher courts.

Reorganization and bankruptcy: participation in all phases of judicial and extra-judicial reorganization procedures and bankruptcy suits, as well as in actions seeking recovery of large credits (against the principal debtors and their guarantors).

Tax: services in tax consultation and litigation, as well as assistance to companies on international trade transactions, including direct and indirect taxes. In addition to representation before state and federal courts, as well as in higher courts, the firm provides representation in administrative procedures before administrative tax authorities, such as the Administrative Taxpayer Council among others.

Department Name Email Telephone
Aviation Ricardo Bernardi E:
Aviation Carla Schnapp E:
Labor Carla Schnapp E:
Litigation Ricardo Bernardi E:
Litigation Carla Schnapp E:
Reorganization and bankruptcy Bruno Delgado Chiaradia E:
Administrative and regulatory, competition, contracts, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, international trade and customs law, tax Ricardo Bernardi E:
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ricardo Bernardi photo Ricardo Bernardi Founding partner
Other fee-earners : 32
Total staff : 98
Contacts : 3