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Humberto Theodoro Jr Advogados Associados

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Outstanding local boutique which remains at the forefront, as shown by remarkable feedback from market commentators in connection with its proven track record in sophisticated disputes within the region. Deep bench regularly undertakes judicial litigation mandates and also offers high-quality advice on arbitration and extrajudicial dispute resolution methods. Clients benefit from its assistance before courts at all levels, including local state courts and higher regional and federal tribunals. Draws upon its expert civil litigation capabilities to additionally handle administrative cases before multiple government entities.

Strengths

Market commentators laud: "They are an excellent firm for very complex and strategic matters, including those disputes that could impact operations or involve government bodies."

Notable practitioners

Pre-eminent senior statesman and name partner Humberto Theodoro Jr continues to be highly regarded by interviewees, who often highlight his impressive track record in the litigation arena. He is widely sought out to draft legal opinions on sophisticated civil and procedural law matters. A market commentator states: "Humberto is one of the best lawyers in Brazil and the main litigator in Minas Gerais," adding that "national clients often call upon his assistance with legal opinions."

"First-class" partner Juliana Cordeiro impressed a market commentator, who adds to her praises by saying that "she is a very complete lawyer from a technical standpoint and an adviser committed to finding the best solutions for the client." Cordeiro is acclaimed for her outstanding expertise in complex and multi-jurisdictional litigation matters, as a client emphasises: "She can translate foreign processes to the Brazilian reality in a way that makes sense for us," going on to assert: "Juliana understands really well the client's business and can weigh the pros and cons of a strategy by looking at the bigger picture."

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Brazil

Dispute Resolution: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo


Humberto Theodoro Jr
Senior Statespeople
Juliana Cordeiro
Band 1