Martorelli Advogados

General Business Law: North East Brazil Department

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What the team is known for

Sizeable Recife-based firm with a long-standing reputation in the region. Team is particularly noted for its activity in mass litigation. Wide-ranging practice also covers corporate transactions such as M&A, as well as public bids, tax and labour matters. Firm has six additional offices across Brazil.


Sources enthuse: "The firm performs work of the highest quality."

Notable practitioners

According to sources Arnaldo Barros is  "a very reputed labour lawyer," who is "very experienced and distinguishes himself during negotiations with labour unions." They continue: "He is a great strategist whose main strength is being a problem-solver."

Interviewees describe founding partner João Humberto Martorelli as "probably the biggest reference in Pernambuco," and "a pioneer in business law practice" in the region. Market sources go on to describe him as "amongst the best lawyers in the North East region," and "excellent from a technical perspective."