We are recognised in the marketplace as specialists in this area acting for leading Brazilian and international companies on some of the most important projects in Brazil.
Values and vision of the legal profession
For two decades we have provided support to our clients in taking strategic decisions and in operating their business with legal certainty, having as our core values ethics, personalised service and proactivity.
Our extensive experience means that we are able to assist our clients in various areas of practice and sectors of the economy and in all phases of their business operations, providing legal solutions that are reliable, innovative and efficient.
Our focus is on the prevention of litigation where possible and in securing the interests of our clients, combining a deep understanding of the law with a detailed analysis of the facts.
Cases are always treated with equal importance by our team with a focus on the specific needs of each client.
We insist on being close to our clients to be able to fully understand their business and build lasting relationships. This is helped by our presence in the main commercial and political centres in Brazil: Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo as well as our presence in London. Our lawyers also frequently travel across the country to visit the operations of our clients in person.
Profile of the Firm
Our tireless team combines innovation and experience in their daily search for the best legal solutions. In all of our cases, we are led by ethics and dedicated to securing the rights of our clients and assisting them in growing their business independently of the sector in which they act.
Some testimonials from our clients
They benefit from a highly technical team with strong capabilities to handle infrastructure matters. I don’t know any other firms with this specialised expertise.Chambers and Partners 2020
They provide well-prepared answers, have good technical knowledge and propose innovative ideas. Alexandre Aroeira Salles is recognised for his strong technical skills and attention to detail.Chambers and Partners 2021
Get to know our offices in Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and London.
Our ServicesWe work together with our clients providing comprehensive support in order that they can take strategic decisions and operate their business with legal certainty.
We advise domestic and international clients in relation to all stages of their operations and investments in Brazil.
We advise on some of the most important investigations and white collar proceedings in Brazil, providing highly specialised advice to our clients.
We advise on all phases of the procurement process including the analysis of the invitation to tender, preparation of bids and negotiation of contracts. Where necessary we also assist clients with related claims and disputes.
We provide leading advice to domestic and international companies in relation to the anti-corruption and compliance aspects of doing business in Brazil.
We provide comprehensive support to our clients in the prevention and resolution of disputes including in relation to judicial and administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution.
We have a broad practice which includes advising on public concessions and PPPs, public procurement, negotiation and management of public contracts, disputes involving public law and proceedings before the Federal Court of Accounts (TCU) and other control institutions.
We provide comprehensive support to our clients in relation to competition matters including representing them in investigations and proceedings.
Our practice includes advising on litigation funding as well as the sale and purchase of interests in claims and judicial payment orders in Brazil (precatórios).