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Caputo Bastos e Fruet Advogados

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Caputo Bastos e Fruet Advogados is a renowned practice group with a solid track record assisting clients with demands before the highest courts in Brazil. It houses a team of expert lawyers who are hard-bitten litigators and who have experience with proceedings of the Supreme Court (STF) and the Federal Superior Court (STJ). The team also handles public law, corporate and tax mandates. Further offerings include electoral matters advice before the Superior Electoral Court (TSE).

Strengths

An interviewee says: "They are a traditional household name in Brasília, a consistent and well-regarded practice."

Notable practitioners

Ana Carolina Caputo is a prominent partner who is highly active advising clients in complex judicial disputes before the higher courts, especially mandates involving constitutional and tax law.

Partner Beatriz Donaire de Mello e Oliveira is well regarded in the market and is singled out by sources for her hands-on approach. An interviewee says: "Beatriz is excellent, she works hard and stands out in this area." She has well-established experience in complex mandates before higher courts arising from constitutional, civil and public law matters. Mello e Oliveira is also active in administrative disputes.

Co-founding partner Carlos Eduardo Caputo Bastos is described by a source as "an authority" in the dispute resolution arena in Brasília. He enjoys a remarkable reputation for his longstanding experience handling sophisticated judicial disputes before Brazilian higher courts, as well as administrative disputes. He is well equipped to assist key clients with high-profile mandates involving civil, international and electoral issues.

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Brazil

Dispute Resolution: Brasilia-based


Ana Carolina Caputo
Up and Coming
Beatriz Donaire de Mello e Oliveira
Band 3
Carlos Eduardo Caputo Bastos
Band 1