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Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados
01310-200 SAO PAULO

Brazil > Labour and employment Tier 2

The labour team at Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados is ‘fantastic, with exceptional technical quality at all levels'. The lawyers are commended for being ‘super available, agile and very helpful', and have good credentials for the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. Key partners include Nelson Mannrich, who has experience in trade union law, regularly representing clients on collective bargaining negotiations, collective disputes and the management of strike actions. Celso Goulart Mannrich is especially experienced on the litigation front, as are partners Fábio Tadeu de Lima and Roberto Aguirre Rossetti, who also advises on non-contentious matters. Alessandra Barichello Boskovic has also developed a good reputation in this field.

Practice head(s):

Nelson Mannrich; Celso Goulart Mannrich; Fabio Tadeu de Lima; Roberto Aguirre Rossetti


‘The team is fantastic, with exceptional technical quality, at all levels. From partners to team lawyers. All super available, agile and very helpful.’

‘Alessandra Boskovic: In addition to the depth of knowledge and analysis, she stands out for her agility and ease of communication.’

‘The quality of partners, especially in the labor area. Impressive technical knowledge of the lawyers and the professionalism of the team.’

Tax > Tax advisory Tier 5

Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados combines ‘a deep and technical tax knowledge with a wide practice’ and is praised for ‘always aiming at the most innovative and efficient approach‘. Litigation is a core area of focus, with the firm regularly representing clients in the municipal, state and federal courts. Name partner Breno Ferreira Martins Vasconcelos ‘stands out in issues related to tax litigation, cooperative compliance and the tax environment‘. The ‘excellentThais Romero Veiga Shingai has a good track record representing healthcare clients, and has an ‘in-depth technical knowledge of both tax law and accounting’.

Practice head(s):

Breno Ferreira Martins Vasconcelos; Thais Romero Veiga Shingai


‘Mannrich e Vasconcelos combines a deep and technical tax knowledge with a wide practice in the tax area, always aiming at the most innovative and efficient approach.’

‘Breno Vasconcelos stands out in issues related to tax litigation, cooperative compliance and the tax environment.’

‘Technical knowledge and service.’

‘I’d mention Thais Romero Veiga Shingai (the best partner I know) and Letícia Sugahara (great tax specialist).’

‘I would like to highlight the special performance of the lawyer Thais Romero Veiga Shingai. Thais is an excellent professional, with in-depth technical knowledge of both tax law and accounting. In addition to her technical and multidisciplinary ability, I highlight the ease of interaction with other colleagues, even from other areas and also the great humility of this professional, who is patient in explaining and also manages to make herself heard in a very firm and polite way.’

Key clients

Confederação Nacional da Saúde (CNSaúde)

Associação Brasileira de Advocacia Tributária

Instituto Sou da Paz

Work highlights

  • Representing Instituto Sou da Paz in a Supreme Federal Court case involving the reduction of customs duty on the importation of firearms.
  • Representing Abat in a Supreme Federal Court case involving the levy of social security contributions on extra holiday pay.

Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados is a Brazilian law firm highly recognised for its practice in tax, labour and employment law, contracts, media and internet, corporate governance and compliance and dispute resolution areas. The firm’s attorneys have deep knowledge and wide experience in several industries, especially in civil construction, infrastructure, steel, chemical and food industries, energy, mining, agribusiness, healthcare, international trade, broadcasters, communicators, TMT and logistics. As a result of the experience acquired by its partners at well-known Brazilian and international law firms and law schools, the firm also represents and advises clients in the structuring and implementation of foreign investments and deals in Brazil. The firm has offices in the states of São Paulo, Brasília and Minas Gerais, covering the entire Brazilian territory.

Practice areas
Labour and employment: Structuring of profit-sharing and variable compensation programs; due diligences and strategies to prevent and reduce labour liabilities; negotiations with unions and class agencies, intermediation in collective negotiations and during investigation procedures; assistance in labour health and safety issues; representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, and in labour-related mediations.

Tax: Representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings; structuring and review of compensation plans and benefits (profits sharing plans, stock option plans, retainer fee); tax planning and consulting; participation in leading cases in higher courts and presentation of oral arguments; review of tax procedures and ancillary obligations; draft consultations to the tax authorities in specific cases of uncertainty as to the interpretation of a given tax rule; application for special tax regimes and tax benefits; legal assistance in obtaining certificates of good standing in an efficient and timely manner.

Dispute resolution: Representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, settlement negotiations, and alternative dispute resolution methods; review of business practices and client’s potential or incurred liabilities aiming at reducing contingencies; credit renegotiation and recovery; due diligence to identify possible challenges and liabilities; assistance in motions for validation of foreign decisions and arbitral awards.

Media and internet: Guarantees clients their right of free speech, the right to obtain and spread information; Mastering the rules and dynamics of the CONAR – National Council of Self-Regulated Advertising; representation of communication groups, entities that represent trade, advertisers, agencies, the representatives of the internet ecosystem and media in the defence of freedom of expression in civil society, government and, above all, before the Judicial Branch. Assists in issues that involves all communication media, including the internet, out-of-home media, video games and applications; address the numerous aspects of the business, especially those issues connected with the right to inform.

Corporate governance and compliance: Assist companies to embrace all the necessary issues in their power structure, such as dealing with general meetings, boards, directorates, and deal with contemporary corporate themes likewise gender equity, wage inequality, social inclusion in companies, retribution from the company to society and respect for the environment; analyse the best measures that can be established in the company, by knowing every clients’ business, culture and operating mode. Prevent/ avoid conflicts that can arise out of the relationship between owners and also between owners and agents; ensure transparency, accountability, compliance and equity, in the company. Investigation and recommending measures regarding compliance.

Labour and employment Celso Goulart 11 3737-7777
Tax Breno Ferreira Martins 11 3737-7777
Labour and employment Nelson 11 3737-7777
Dispute resolution / Media and internet /Corporate governance and compliance Marco Antonio da Costa 11 3737-7777
Labour and employment Roberto Aguirre 11 3737-7777
Labour and employment Fabio Tadeu de 11 3737-7777
Tax Thais Veiga 11 3737-7777
Labour and employment Alessandra Barichello 11 3737-7777
Tax Nina 11 3737-7777
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