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Fialho Salles Advogados

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Fialho Salles Advogados is a dynamic department often called upon to represent clients from an array of industries, including automotive, mining and pharmaceuticals, in a range of dispute resolution mandates. The team boasts particularly strong skills advising on contentious matters connected to public law matters such as public-private partnerships and concession agreements before judicial courts and government bodies. Its clients benefit from its assistance with arbitration matters and litigation cases at municipal, state and federal levels. Phosfaz Mineração is a new client win.

Strengths

A client says: "They have highly skilled professionals with a good level of commercial awareness and dedication to their clients."

Work highlights

Fialho Salles successfully defended OECI against a lawsuit filed by OAS challenging OECI's qualifications after winning an international public bidding for the implementation of a water supply system in Montes Claros.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Leonardo Canabrava is described by interviewees as "an excellent practitioner" and "one of the best lawyers in Minas Gerais for highly complex disputes." A client adds: "Leonardo has the ability to mobilise all areas of the firm to resolve a problem," further stating: "He instils us with confidence and provides holistic solutions." Canabrava is often retained by companies to act on disputes arising from the public law, corporate and intellectual property arenas.

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Dispute Resolution: Minas Gerais


Leonardo Canabrava
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