Firm Profile > Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados Offices
RUA SÃO TOMÉ 86
SÃO PAULO, SP, 04551-080
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Corporate and M&A Tier 3Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados is well versed in corporate transactions across the healthcare, energy and retail sectors, among others, and is noted for its 'senior partner engagement'. The firm also stands out in the private equity space; recent work includes Rodrigo Vella's advice to Bain Capital portfolio-company Notredame Intermédica on the acquisition of hospitals, clinical centres and health insurance groups. Other key figures at the firm, which is associated with Dentons, include Bruna Gobbi, Gabriella Maranesi Najjar, Frederico Buosi and Denise Chachamovitz Leão de Salles, who is highlighted for her 'profound knowledge in corporate law'.
‘High expertise in corporate matters.‘
‘Senior partner engagement in the negotiation.‘
‘Denise Salles has a very good team in order to support the legal problems of the company.‘
‘Partner Denise Salles – profound knowledge in corporate law; super available and engaged.‘
Notredame Intermédica / Bain Capital
Fresenius Medical Care
CGG Veritas Group
Naturgy Group (Naturgy Distribucíon Latinoamérica and controlled entities)
KKR (and controlled entities)
Som.Us do Brasil Corretora de Resseguros
NVA Representações e Participações (Eireli and Partec Tecnologia)
Capital markets Tier 4
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados is making an increasingly strong impression on the market through a mixture of transactional and regulatory expertise. The firm represents issuers and underwriters, and has recently been involved in several high-value debenture issues, often linked to the energy and infrastructure sectors. Gabriella Najjar and Frederico Buosi are the two most active partners in this area.
The litigation department at Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados represents clients in lawsuits involving breaches of contract, civil liability, environmental law, restructuring claims and corporate and real estate disputes. Antonio Celso Pugliese leads the department, which demonstrates particular strength in class actions. Carolina Mansur and Nahima Müller are other key names in the team focusing on civil litigation.
‘Dedicated and hardworking team with significant experience.’
‘Carolina Mansur is always outstanding and offers alternative approaches to solving cases.’
Tax Tier 4
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados is establishing an extremely good reputation in tax, thanks partly to the strong standing of its practice head Antonio Carlos Guidoni Filho. The team is especially well regarded for international tax disputes, and the firm's association with Dentons adds weight on the cross-border side. Fábio Nieves Barreira is noted for his indirect tax expertise, while André Lemes handles contentious and non-contentious issues for a broad range of clients.
‘The team seem to have a strong understanding of their client business. The discussions are centered on tax issues/opportunities relative to our industry and business, whereas, the majority of firms tend to discuss tax thesis in a more general way. They are always available and also bring insight from other firms within the same industry and business.’
‘Really good for international litigation.’
‘Vella Pugliese are very good and Antonio Carlos Guidoni Filho is brilliant for litigation.’
Santo Antônio Energia
Brookfield Energia Renovável
Grupo Di Gregorio
Banking and finance Tier 5
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has an active financial services and banking team, with good expertise in regulatory and transactional matters. Project finance is a busy area, although the firm's lawyers have experience advising lenders and borrowers across most product areas, including in major cross-border financings. Founding partner Rodrigo Vella and Gabriella Najjar are the two main contacts.
Companhia Paranaense de Energia – Copel (Grupo Copel)
Santander Bank (Spain)
Banco Santander (Brazil)
Banco BTG Pactual
Lassalle College International
Citibank (London Branch)
Mirador – Minería, Ingeniería y Construccion
Environment Tier 5
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados handles civil, administrative and criminal environmental litigation and advises clients operating in a range of sectors, including steel, fuel distribution and chemical industry, on environmental liabilities. The team also offers regulatory advice in the fields of biotechnology, food, agribusiness and product safety. Leading the department is Anderson Moura, whose experience covers environmental risk assessments in the context of corporate transactions and projects, compliance and litigation.
Labour and employment Tier 5
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados is entrusted by several major companies on significant and sensitive employment issues. High-profile strategic lawsuits have featured high on the agenda recently. Marcos Renato Gelsi dos Santos leads the team, which has notable international reach thanks to the firm's strategic alliance with Dentons.
Arcos dourados comércio de alimentos
Usina Conquista do Pontal – Odebrecht Group
Rio Claro Agroindustrial
Capital Markets Company
Intelsat Brasil Serviços de Telecomunicações
Public law Tier 5Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados' public law department underwent a restructuring following the arrival of current practice heads Fernando Villela de Andrade Vianna and Renato Otto Kloss from Siqueira Castro – Advogados. Both practitioners bring extensive experience in public law matters, assisting with public procurement, bidding procedures, administrative contracts and regulatory issues involving industries such as transportation and oil and gas. The team is capable of advising on the structuring of legal models for partnerships with the public sector, and administrative proceedings before auditing courts.
‘It is the best option for airport regulatory matters in Brazil.’
‘Fernando Villela is fully available, has good (and ethical) connection with the airport regulators and great knowledge of the rounds of airport concessions and concession agreements.’
Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados > Firm Profile
Founded in 2005, Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados is a Brazilian full-service law firm with offices in Sao Paulo and Brasilia. With a talented team of 180 professionals, the firm offers a personalized service that goes beyond the traditional legal practice: it aligns its activities to clients’ goals, helping them to improve their results and business. Clients include large Brazilian and international companies of different industries and business areas such as telecommunications, investment funds, agribusiness, energy, banking, technology, construction, and food and beverage.
With our strategic alliance with Dentons (https://www.dentons.com), the world’s largest law firm with more than 10,000 lawyers operating from offices in more than 80 countries on six continents, we can serve clients anywhere in the world with the same level of efficiency and readiness that we practice in the local market.
Main areas of practice
Corporate/M&A: mergers and acquisition transactions, investments and divestitures, restructurings and corporate reorganizations, partnerships and joint ventures and legal due diligences.
Contracts: domestic and international operational and comercial contracts.
Banking and finance: direct loans and financings, cross-border financings, syndicated loans, project finance, development banks’ and multilateral agencies’ financing.
General corporate practice: incorporation, maintenance and liquidation of Brazilian companies, foreign investments, foreign exchange control and currency remittances.
Competition/antitrust: antitrust device, submission and opposition of concentration acts, antitrust administrative and judicial proceeding (eg cartels, distribution, relationships, abuse of dominant position) and investigations of commercial defense (eg dumping).
Tax: tax planning, tax benefits programs, and administrative and judicial litigation assistance.
Litigation and arbitration: civil, comercial, corporate and capital markets litigation, bankruptcies and reorganisations, arbitration and alternative mechanisms for dispute resolutions.
Real estate: purchase and sale transactions, title and ownership investigations, developments, O&M and lease agreements.
Labor and social security: labor litigation, labor advice, union negotiation, compensation and benefits planning.
Intellectual property: IP contracts, licensing and technology transfer, trademarks and patents, copyrights and software protection.
Regulatory and administrative: administrative litigation in administrative courts and regulatory agencies, in government contracting, such as public bids, concessions and public-private partnerships – PPPs, and in consulting work relating to public services, such as ports, airports, highways, railways, energy, oil and gas, mining, telecom, radio and TV.
Telecommunications and technology: regulatory and transactional work in the technology and telecom industries with an excellent track record in the ITO and BPO industries, acting for customers and vendors.
Internet and media: privacy data protection, cybersecurity, internet and e-commerce contracts and regulations, directed marketing and social media, gaming, IP disputes in cyberspace, domain name disputes, and media contracts and regulation.
Environmental: structuring and implementation of projects with environmental impacts, assessment of environmental compliance, administrative and judicial defense in proceedings and law suits involving environmental matters.
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|Tax||Antonio Carlos Guidoni Filhoemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3435|
|Litigation / Arbitration||Antonio Celso Pugliesefirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2117 3428|
|Corporate / M&A||Bruna Gobbiemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3412|
|Litigation / Arbitration / Bankruptcy||Carolina Mansur de Grandisfirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2217 3427|
|Real Estate||Daniel Lopes Coelhoemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3495|
|Corporate / M&A / Compliance||Denise Leão Chachamovitz de Sallesfirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2117 3442|
|Tax||Fábio Nieves Barreiraemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3410|
|Administrative Law / Regulatory||Fernando Villela de Andrade Viannafirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2117 3402|
|Corporate / M&A / IP / TMT||Frederico Buosiemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3455|
|Corporate / M&A / Capital Markets||Gabriella Maranesi Najjarfirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2117 3475|
|Labor||Marcos Renato dos Santosemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3443|
|Litigation / Arbitration||Nahima Müllerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2117 3422|
|IP / TMT||Patricia Barbosaemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3423|
|Administrative Law / Regulatory||Renato Otto Klossfirstname.lastname@example.org||+55 11 2117 3417|
|Corporate / M&A / Infrastructure||Rodrigo Vellaemail@example.com||+55 11 2117 3450|
|Ms Patricia Barbosa||Partner – IP / TMT||View Profile|
|Mr Frederico Buosi||Partner – Corporate / M&A / IP / TMT||View Profile|
|Mr Daniel Coelho||Partner – Real Estate||View Profile|
|Mrs Bruna Gobbi||Partner – Corporate / M&A||View Profile|
|Mr Antonio Guidoni||Partner – Tax||View Profile|
|Mr Renato Kloss||Partner – Public Law, Regulatory and Infrastructure||View Profile|
|Mr André Lemes||Partner – Tax||View Profile|
|Mrs Carolina Mansur||Partner – Litigation / Arbitratiom / Bankruptcy||View Profile|
|Mrs Nahima Müller||Partner – Litigation / Arbitration||View Profile|
|Mrs Gabriella Najjar||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Antonio Pugliese||Partner – Litigation / Arbitration||View Profile|
|Mrs Denise Salles||Partner – Corporate / M&A/ Compliance||View Profile|
|Mr Marcos Santos||Partner – Labor||View Profile|
|Mr Rodrigo Vilardo Vella||Partner – Corporate / M&A / Infrastructure||View Profile|
|Mr Fernando Villela de Andrade Vianna||Partner – Administrative Law, Infrastructure, Government Relations and Anticorruption||View Profile|