AREAS OF PRACTICE

Business and Civil Law

Registration of Foreign Capital, dividends remittance, capital repatriation, credits conversion into investments and other operations with the Banco Central do Brasil.

Support in procedures and proceedings involving illegal corporates and dispute among members.

Corporate Law

Planning, guidance, and preparation of opinions and documents covering all aspects of the corporate structure, both in companies incorporation, such as mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, corporate reorganizations and joint venture agreements.

Analysis and preparation of all corporate acts (shareholder agreements, social contracts, bylaws and their amendments, meetings minutes and members, shareholders and associates meetings) as well as their registration with the relevant agencies.

Registration of Foreign Capital, dividends remittance, capital repatriation, credits conversion into investments and other operations with the Banco Central do Brasil.

Support in procedures and proceedings involving illegal corporates and dispute among members.

Criminal Law

Advisory and follow-up of police investigations and criminal suits and client counseling in hearings before police and judicial authorities related to economic and environmental crimes.

Economic and Competition Law

Guidance and opinions in the area of Economic Law in general, including analysis and trading practices, and acts of economic concentration.

Development of economic concentration acts notice, horizontal or vertical, before the Administrative Council for Economic Defense - CADE, Secretariat of Economic Law - SDE and Secretariat for Economic Monitoring - SEAE.

Support in litigation proceedings before administrative authorities and the judiciary, including the negotiation of agreements and leniency agreements.

Environmental Law

Legal consulting and counsel in situations involving Environmental Legislation, at the Federal, State and Municipal scope.

Advisory in environmental licensing by obtaining and regularizing licenses and permits.

Follow-up of administrative procedures and judicial proceedings for determination of environmental irregularities.

Family and Inheritance Law

Consulting in all areas of Family Law as well as Inheritance Law. Practice of preventive family and probate law focused especially in the preparation of contracts of family law, common-law marriage, same-sex law, prenuptial agreements, wills etc.

Practice in custody law area (custody and guardianship).

Practice in amicable and litigious legal actions arising from family disputes such as marital dissolution and recognition and dissolution of common-law marriage; determination of alimony; custody and regulation of children visits; paternity investigation; interdiction, etc.

Guidance and preparation of opinions and strategies on succession planning, including the establishment of family holdings, and preparation and analysis of wills and codicils.

Practice in amicable and contentious legal actions involving succession matters, such as inventories, registration of wills and permits acquirement.

Labor and Social Security Law

Advisory in a variety of issues involving the relationship between employer and employee to prevent conflicts related to social security and labor rights.

Support in all the proceedings of Labor and Social Security Law, in all jurisdictions.

Preventive legal advisory for human resources departments, including the preparation and analysis of employment contracts, including hiring foreigners.

Real Estate Law

Advisory in rural and urban real estate transactions, including documentation analysis and contingencies as well as analysis, preparation and negotiation of public and private instruments, and acquirement of its registration with the relevant public offices.

Advisory in the planning and execution of incorporations, land parceling, condominium establishment, real estate developments and other real estate complexes.

Advisory and preparation of the most different kinds of contracts involving Real Estate Law.

Support in litigation proceedings, such as expropriation, adverse possession, area rectification, repossession, eviction and lease renewals etc.

Support in administrative proceedings, such as real estate regulation of urban and rural properties before the Real Estate Registry Office and other public offices.

Tax Law

Guidance and opinions about tax matters, including taxes, fees and social contributions of any kind.

Advisory on tax planning and tax structuring of purchase and sale transactions of companies and corporate reorganizations.

Defense in administrative proceedings and legal actions in all jurisdictions related to taxes of any kind in the Municipal, State and Federal scope.

Support on judicial proceedings to question taxes considered unconstitutional, as well as processes for taxes compensation or repetition of undue tax.

Consulting in the process of determination of pending matters before tax authorities in order to solve them and the issuance of Federal, State and Municipal Certificates of Good Standing.

AREAS OF PRACTICE