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Global 2022
Brazil Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3

4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice

There are times when the preservation of one’s financial position ​​is as important as the search for new opportunities. We stand ready to assist our clients in the most diverse forms of disputes, always in pursuit of the best results with a high degree of effectiveness, creativity and efficiency.

We advise and represent our clients in litigation and preventive matters in various types of business disputes, appearing before courts, administrative authorities and regulatory agencies.

We have the specialized knowledge of all of Machado Meyer’s practice areas at our disposal and teams with in-depth experience in cross-border litigation and a broad network of relationships with major law firms in numerous countries.

Our practice is divided into the following areas:

PREVENTION

Strategic approach to pre-litigation conflict management

Analysis of creative alternatives to avoid the commencement of disputes or, if unavoidable, to put our clients in an advantageous position when any litigation begins

LITIGATION

Readiness, technical knowledge, and strategy to conduct disputes in the most efficient manner possible for clients

Full understanding of regulations issued by the major market regulatory agencies 

ARBITRATION

Assistance in deciding on use of an arbitration clause as an alternative mechanism for conflict resolution

Definition of strategy for arbitration proceedings to maintain the value of the asset in dispute and maximize the possibility of a favorable outcome for the client



Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Dispute Resolution: Litigation - Brazil
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Experienced department frequently retained by players from the mining, banking and aviation sectors. Often instructed with the defence of corporate and commercial cases before judicial courts, such as shareholder agreements and debt recovery, in addition to undertaking arbitral proceedings arising from construction contracts and concession agreements. Also well equipped to act on white-collar crime mandates.

Notable practitioners

Partner Juliana Sá de Miranda leads the firm's white-collar crime practice. Clients say she "is very objective and has a good knowledge of criminal matters." She has demonstrable experience in dealing with high-profile and complex mandates.

Partner Eliane Cristina Carvalho co-heads the litigation and arbitration teams and is often seen acting on behalf of clients from the mining and petrochemical sectors. A client says: "She is a lawyer with a lot of energy. I like her for her work in matters where we don't seek a settlement, where a contentious approach is needed."

Gláucia Coelho co-heads the litigation department. Clients say she has "technical and analytical capabilities, as well as swift understanding and a responsive attitude."

The up-and-coming Gisela Ferreira Mation has pleased clients, who report: "Beyond possessing great knowledge on arbitration, she understands the case and its implications for our business, just as if she were a member of our company."

Ranked Lawyers at
Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice

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Brazil

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Eliane Cristina Carvalho
5
Eliane Cristina Carvalho
5
Band 5
Gisela Ferreira Mation
U
Gisela Ferreira Mation
U
Up and Coming
Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Eliane Cristina Carvalho
4
Eliane Cristina Carvalho
4
Band 4
Gláucia Coelho
4
Gláucia Coelho
4
Band 4

Members

Provided by Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice

Cristiane Romano

Evandro Luis Pippi Kruel

Lucas Sant'Anna

Mirian S. Ramos Kruel

Renata Oliveira