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Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Active full-service firm often instructed with commercial and corporate disputes, such as those arising from M&A and infrastructure projects, as well as supply and shareholder agreements. Well equipped to defend domestic and international private corporations before both judicial courts at all levels and arbitral tribunals. Other typical services include class actions and pre-litigation matters.

Notable practitioners

Carlos David Albuquerque Braga acts as co-head for the firm's litigation and arbitration practice. Clients say: "He is quite aware of strategy in contentious issues and has a good performance. He is able to define a strategy from the beginning and also can turn around a situation." He offers experience of consumer-related disputes.

Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo is a partner and co-heads the dispute department of the firm acting on both litigation and arbitrations. He is depicted by clients as a "renowned lawyer" who "has an excellent level of knowledge; he keeps his cool and is diligent." He shows expertise in dealing with contractual disputes.

Helena Najjar Abdo secures a Chambers litigation ranking for her excellent performance. Clients say she is "spotless. She is also always available. She is exceptional."

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Overview

Cescon  Barrieu's experience includes not only counselling highly complex and strategical disputes but also technical advisement throughout the management of the crisis caused by the conflict. The team acts on administrative and judicial proceedings and counsel the clients based on the best strategies and potential outcomes in future disputes.

The department has teams specialized in litigation related to (i) Corporate Litigation, (ii) Civil Liability, Commercial Agreements and Consumer Law, (iii) Administrative and Environmental Law and (iv) Judicial and Extrajudicial Reorganization, Liquidation and Credit Recovery.

The team of Corporate Litigation acts in judicial and arbitration proceedings related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganization, dissolution of companies, removal of shareholders, challenge of resolutions of shareholders’ meetings, enforcement of put and call options, liability of managers, among others.

Regarding Debt Restructuring, the department has been acting on behalf of creditors and investors in renegotiating debts and on judicial reorganization proceedings, in addition to asset negotiations involving companies going through financial crisis.

Cescon Barrieu also represents clients in international and domestic arbitrations. The team has handled several landmark corporate arbitration cases and some of the most complex arbitrations in construction, infrastructure, M&A, technology and other corporate matters.

Members

Abdo, Helena

Braga, Carlos David Albuquerque

Fabbri, Maurício

Najjar Abdo, Helena

Nardy Nascimento, Luiz

Rosas, Fábio

Seijo Leal de Figueiredo, Gabriel

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Industrial Engineering

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Dispute Resolution

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados

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Location

Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima

949 - 10º andar

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

CEP 05426-100

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Brazil

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Carlos David Albuquerque Braga
Band 4
Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo
Band 5

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Carlos David Albuquerque Braga
Band 4
Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo
Band 4
Helena Najjar Abdo
Band 5