Firm Profile > Gasparini, Nogueira de Lima e Barbosa Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil

Gasparini, Nogueira de Lima e Barbosa Advogados
Avenida Paulista 1842
Ed. Cetenco Plaza - Torre Norte - 2º andar, Cerqueira César
São Paulo, SP – CEP 01310-923

Environment Tier 3

Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados has particular strength in environmental due diligence in relation to transactions taking place in sectors with a high potential for environmental impact and liabilities, including mining, energy and forestry. Representing clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, including conduct adjustment agreements, also feature on the team's caseload. Complex litigation involving pollution and contaminated and protected areas are some of Heloísa Verri Paulino Gomes's key specialisms.

Key clients

Nexa Resources

Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio


Cogna Educacional

Mosaic Fertilizantes P&K

Atlas Copco Brasil

Grupo Camargo Correa Infra



Antônio Luiz Xavier Bannwart

Froneri Brasil Distribuidora de Sorvetes e Congelados

Labour and employment Tier 3

Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados has a popular and growing practice. Recently, the firm has been involved in several high-profile collective dismissal proceedings and union negotiations. Labour disputes, including mass litigations and senior executive claims, remain high on the agenda. As well as advising on day-to-day matters, the lawyers provide related support on corporate transactions and restructurings, as well as major infrastructure projects. Team head Ricardo Christophe da Rocha Freire has almost 20 years of experience in the market. Senior associate André Rodrigues Schioser is highly recommended.


‘ Outstanding. The labour team is capable of understanding the clients’ needs, with agility and capability to answer all complex/simple types of work. They are close to their clients and are business-oriented.’

‘Very objective and straight to the point answers to our issues. Always available and creative solutions.’

‘Good attention and agility in serving us, as well as care in the analysis of documents for the company’s defences.’

‘Ricardo has the deep labour knowledge necessary to carry out the clients’ needs, in consulting and litigation. His vast experience handling locals and international clients, his leadership, negotiation skills and a total availability to assist clients are also qualities that deserve to be mentioned.’

‘Andre Schioser is a very good professional and performs a fantastic job for us.’

Key clients

Camargo Correa Investimentos em Infra Estrutura

Roland Brasil Importação, Exportação, Comércio, Representação e Serviços

Quantum Participações

Localiza Hertz

General Motors


ENEL Group

Giorgio Armani


Sanchez Cano

Real estate Tier 3

Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados has a popular practice, led by the highly regarded Fabricio Barreto de Mattos. Clients range from major investment funds to family offices and corporates. As well as advising on urban acquisition and development projects, the practice has a good track record in rural real estate and forestry, where it represents foreign and domestic investors. Former partner Aldo De Cresci Neto left to set up his own firm.


‘They are always available and they go above and beyond the legal aspects of the issues, giving advice on the commercial points as well as on the negotiation tactics. It is always pleasant and easy to work with them.’

‘Fabricio Barreto de Mattos is an outstanding professional. It is amazing how much knowledge he has. He can navigate in all areas of the law as well as on the different type of transactions.’

Key clients

RVD Empreendimentos Imobiliários

Sociedade Nacional de Construções e Empreendimentos Global

Guide Investimentos S.A. Corretora de Valores and NewPorth Participações

Cambium Brazil MG Investimentos Florestais

Brasilwood Terras Florestais

Diversey Brasil Indústria Química

Ardex Brasil Participações

Greenwood Resources Capital Management, LLC

Corporate and M&A Tier 5

Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados is specialised in mid-market M&A and corporate restructurings, and also assists clients with general corporate and commercial matters. Its client base comprises new and longstanding clients operating in the agribusiness, retail, IT and education sectors, among others. The main partners - Marcus Phelipe Barbosa de SouzaFelipe Mavignier and Paula Taira Horiuti - each draw on significant experience in corporate and contract law.


The service provided by this law firm is different, as they provide all the assistance from the beginning of the operation until its conclusion, with a service provided directly by partners and seniors who assist with doubts and any questions that arise at any time, always in favor of the operation.

They assist us at any time and are always ready to help, demonstrating great knowledge over the issues demanded and very quick to resolve issues that arise suddenly.

Key clients

Iron Mountain

Comparex Group

MDM Pharma Group

Giorgio Armani

Jato Dynamics

Farmina Pet Foods

Hyper Island

Greenwood Resources Capital Management

Eucateca Florestal

Ardex Americas

Paris Pharma Group


Move Concerts

GTT Brasil Telecomunicações

Mata Mineira Investimentos Florestais

Vale do Jequitinhonha Participações e Silvicultura

Tax Tier 6

Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados is well versed in judicial and administrative tax disputes, and represents a mix of telecoms, IT, manufacturing, energy and retail companies. Other areas of expertise include estate planning and free trade zones. Lead partners Francisco Nogueira de Lima Neto and Fernando Grasseschi Machado Mourão also offer strong non-contentious support.


‘Gasparini’s tax team is very competent and fast. They are always available to help us.’

Key clients

Camargo Corrêa Infra Contruções

Vita Clínicas Medicina Especializada

C&A Modas (Cofra Holding Ag Group)

Laticínios Catupiry


Giorgio Armani

Marketdata Solutions Brasil (Wpp Group)

Nokia Solutions and Networks do Brasil Telecomunicações

Roland Brasil

Randstad Recursos Humanos do Brasil

Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 7

The civil and commercial litigation practice at Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados demonstrates particular strength in restructuring claims and credit recovery, as well as infrastructure disputes and insurance lawsuits. Pedro Paulo Wendel Gasparini draws on almost three decades of experience in the field of commercial litigation. The team has seen significant growth recently, with the arrival of Maysa Abrahão Tavares Verzola from Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper and Ana Lygia Tannus Giacometti from a firm of which she was a founding partner. Verzola brings to the table experience in strategic and regulatory litigation, while Giacometti is proficient in corporate, tort, consumer and insurance disputes.


‘Gasparini, Nogueira De Lima E Barbosa Advogados’ team is strongly committed to clients. While most attorneys and law firms seek to win the case, Gasparini focuses on bringing solid returns according to their clients’ true interests.’

‘Pedro Paulo Gasparini is a brilliant mind. With an elegant and vigorous way to represent his clients in litigation, he always stands out as a key individual. Julia Astorga de Souza is a rising star in her field.’

Key clients

AMC Serviços Educacionais

GPS Group

General Motors do Brasil

Camargo Corrêa Infra

ABB Group

Giorgio Armani Brasil

Siemens Healthcare Diagnósticos



Metso Brazil Indústria E Comércio

C&A Modas

Florespar Florestal

Sanchez Cano

Founded in 2004, GASPARINI, NOGUEIRA DE LIMA E BARBOSA ADVOGADOS is a Brazilian full-service law firm committed to excellence in rendering high-quality and effective legal services. Its local and international clients can rely on a team of expert attorneys with solid legal knowledge and multidisciplinary expertise, graduated from the most prestigious institutions in Brazil and abroad, who offer legal services in Portuguese, English, Italian, French and Spanish.

The in-depth legal expertise of GASPARINI, NOGUEIRA DE LIMA E BARBOSA ADVOGADOS’ team of attorneys has led the firm to become a reference in the Country, thus demonstrating the solid foundations of its corporate structure.

The firm’s multidisciplinary team, comprising 12 partners and 40 other lawyers, provides comprehensive legal services to national and foreign companies in different business sectors, such as Manufacturing, Industrial and Services; Construction; Education; Retail and Consumer Goods; Technology; Agribusiness; Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare; Military and Defense; Food and Beverages; Energy; Entertainment and Third Sector.

The members of the firm are constantly interacting and exchanging information among themselves, which has contributed to maintaining the firm’s high professional standard and excellence throughout the years.

Main Areas of Practice:

M&A; Corporate Law; Tax; Contracts; Civil Litigation; Arbitration and Mediation; Capital Markets; Environment and Sustainability; Technology and Innovation; Labor; Compliance and Anti-Corruption; Bankruptcy and Restructuring; Family Law; Public and Administrative Law; Employment and Benefits; Real Estate; Regulatory Affairs and Insurance.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers and Acquisitions and Estate Planning Marcus Phelipe Barbosa de Souza 55 11 2171 1341
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration and Mediation Pedro Paulo Wendel Gasparini 55 11 2171 1316
Tax Law and Estate Planning Francisco Nogueira de Lima Neto 55 11 2171 1316
Labour & Employment Law Ricardo Christophe da Rocha Freire 55 11 2171 1355
Corporate Law and Contracts Felipe Mavignier 55 11 2171 1313
Litigation, Arbitration, Administrative Law and Infrastructure Maysa Abrahão Tavares Verzola 55 11 2171 1309
Litigation and Family Law and Succession Ana Lygia Tannus Giacometti 55 11 2171 1310
Technology and Innovation Jorge Miguel Arruda da Veiga 55 11 2171 1323
Tax Law Fernando Grasseschi Machado Mourão 55 11 2171 1306
Mergers and Acquisitions and Agribusiness Paula Taira Horiuti 55 11 2171 1346
Environmental Lourdes de Alcantara Machado 55 21 3514 8300
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Marcus Phelipe Barbosa de Souza  photo Mr Marcus Phelipe Barbosa de Souza Partner in charge of the Corporate and M&A team, serving various domestic…
Mr Ricardo Christophe da Rocha Freire photo Mr Ricardo Christophe da Rocha Freire Mr. Ricardo Freire is responsible for the Labor Law team. His expertise…
Mr Pedro Paulo Wendel Gasparini photo Mr Pedro Paulo Wendel Gasparini Mr. Gasparini leads the disputes practice and has 28 years of experience…
Mrs Ana Lygia Tannus Giacometti  photo Mrs Ana Lygia Tannus Giacometti Mrs. Giacometti has 16 years of experience representing national and foreign clients…
Mrs Paula Taira Horiuti  photo Mrs Paula Taira Horiuti Mrs. Horiuti has 10 years of experience in contractual and corporate law.
Mr Francisco Nogueira Lima Neto photo Mr Francisco Nogueira Lima Neto Partner, head of tax practice. Acting in tax consulting and tax litigation.…
Mr Felipe Mavignier  photo Mr Felipe Mavignier Responsible for M&A, corporate and contract teams.
Mr Victor Miranda de Toledo  photo Mr Victor Miranda de Toledo
 Fernando Grasseschi Machado Mourão  photo Fernando Grasseschi Machado Mourão Mr. Mourão has nearly 20 years of experience in tax law. He…
Mr Jorge Miguel Arruda da Veiga photo Mr Jorge Miguel Arruda da Veiga Mr. Veiga is the Head of Technology and Innovation. He provides strategic…
 Maysa Abrahão Tavares Verzola  photo Maysa Abrahão Tavares Verzola Maysa Verzola has over 19 years of experience in strategic litigation, domestic…
 Lourdes de Alcantara Machado  photo Lourdes de Alcantara Machado
Other fee-earners : 40
Total staff : 15