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Brandão Couto, Widgerowitz e Pessoa Advogados

Consumer Law

1 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Established firm based in Rio de Janeiro delivering extensive expertise in strategic individual lawsuits and class actions relating to consumer issues. Skilled at representing key national and multinational companies before judicial courts as well as regulatory agencies such as PROCON. Regularly acts on damages claims and litigation portfolios arising from the tobacco, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Notable practitioners

A name partner based in Rio de Janeiro, Paulo Rogério Brandão Couto is highlighted in the consumer law arena by commentators for his experience on high-profile litigation-related mandates. He has a solid track record advising companies from the pharmaceutical and beverage sectors. Couto is also retained to represent important clients from the tobacco industry in product liability cases relating to health damage claims. One market observer reports that "he is very well regarded in the Rio de Janeiro region."

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Consumer Law


Paulo Rogério Brandão Couto
Band 2