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Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

Corporate/Commercial: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo

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What the team is known for

Esteemed national firm with a well-established Belo Horizonte team noted for its strength handling M&A and corporate restructuring matters, as well as equity and debt offering mandates. Additional capabilities assisting with issues related to debt renegotiation and antitrust law. Experienced in advising recognised players in the banking, mining and power generation industries. Instituto Hermes Pardini is a new client win.

Strengths

A client values that "lawyers are accessible and very precise in their responses." The client goes on to highlight "the firm's proactivity in warning clients about risks," adding: "This is guided by their vast amount of experience handling similar cases in the past."

Work highlights

Assisted Alesat Combustíveis with its public offering of local bonds in the amount of BRL1 billion.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Alice Fulgencio Brandão is well regarded by clients, one of whom says: "What distinguishes Alice is the fact she is extremely hard-working and works around the clock to get the job done," adding: "She is technically-oriented and very well versed in the law." Another interviewee appreciates "her ability to obtain successful results for the client in a calm manner before opponents."

Department co-head Frederico Viana Rodrigues ascends in the rankings due to strong recognition from the market. Viana Rodrigues is described by a client as "a very competent and strategic lawyer," adding: "He can advise on what's key for our business on various aspects of the transaction. He also identifies legal risks, which helps us to make decisions." Another client also appreciates "not only his technical skills, but also his ability to understand the client's business."

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Overview

Cescon Barrieu's Belo Horizonte office has had an established local practice for almost 10 years, having consolidated a highly regarded practice among clients and other law professionals in the state of Minas Gerais.

The teams based in Belo Horizonte – all led by highly qualified attorneys and consisting of experienced and specialized members – comprise two capital markets teams, two corporate law teams, one public law team, one corporate litigation team, one labour team and one tax team, rendering services on complex corporate law related matters.

The corporate law department has extensive experience in mining related matters, which has proven to be a key skill in the state of Minas Gerais, where mining activities are of major relevance. Cescon Barrieu advises clients on all legal matters directly or indirectly related with the mining sector, including M&A transactions, due diligence processes, project financing, planning, structuring of joint ventures and other strategic deals.

Members

Amim Correia, Marcelo Augusto

Araújo Faria, Larissa

Barroso Gonçalves, Andréia

Caixeta Menezes, Eduardo Augusto

Castanheira Eliazar, André

Coelho Chaves, Ana Carolina

Fulgencio Brandão, Alice

Gonçalves Nogueira, Débora

Lacôrte de Freitas, Maíra

Lobo, Júlia

Miranda Caldas, Lucas

Nardy Nascimento, Luiz Philipe

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Corporate/Commercial: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo Department

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

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Rod Stael Mary Bicalho Motta Magalhães

521 – 15th floor

Belo Horizonte, MG

Belo Horizonte - MG

Minas Gerais

Brazil

30320-760

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Corporate/Commercial: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo


Alice Fulgencio Brandão
Associates to watch
Frederico Viana Rodrigues
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