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DD&L Advogados Associados

General Business Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

DD&L Advogados Associados is a prestigious Manaus firm. It maintains an impressive track record in strategic tax and corporate advisory mandates. Clients from the energy, agribusiness and electronic industries frequently rely on the firm. The team is particularly noted for handling incentives offered in the Manaus Free Trade Zone. Its lawyers are also skilled in financing deals, disputes and labour matters.

Strengths

A client says: "They are a high-end firm in terms of expertise, diligence and professionalism," and adds: "Their client service has always deserved the highest marks; they are very technical and hit the right spot."

Another client comments:"They provide an excellent service, are very proactive and the professionals are great and always helpful."

Work highlights

Represented Bemol in a lawsuit regarding PIS and COFINS taxes over revenues arising from the Manaus Free Trade Zone.

Notable practitioners

Partner Adriana Rother has significant experience in tax law and is active assisting clients with tax mandates arising from the Manaus Free Trade Zone. A client says: "Adriana provides excellent support and has great knowledge." Another client adds: "She deserves the highest rating from us, she is super-professional and always responds promptly."

Co-founding partner Átila de Oliveira Denys is an experienced practitioner singled out by a source for being "very well connected in the Manaus Free Trade Zone arena." He is recognised for his work in tax, regulatory and corporate-related matters. A client says: "He is an excellent professional," while another adds: "He has a lot of knowledge, is always up-to-date and inspires confidence in his support."

Co-founder and managing partner Cláudia Lopes Bernardino draws on 25 years of experience in the North region to manage the firm and advise clients on tax mandates related the Manaus Free Trade Zone. Bernardino enjoys a strong reputation in the market, with one source saying: "She is an excellent lawyer."

Partner José Alberto Maciel Dantas is a seasoned practitioner recognised for his expertise in labour and civil law. He is active advising clients on both contentious and consultancy mandates. A source says: "He is highly active and stood out a lot during the pandemic." Another interviewee comments: "He is highly deserving of his recommendation in the ranking."

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Brazil

General Business Law: North Brazil


Adriana Rother
Band 3
Átila de Oliveira Denys
Band 2
Cláudia Lopes Bernardino
Eminent Practitioners
José Alberto Maciel Dantas
Band 3