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Brazil Guide 2022
Brazil Dispute Resolution: Rio Grande do Sul
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Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Matter, Boettcher, Zanini e Souza Advogados

The firm represents clients in corporate and commercial arbitration cases before the leading arbitration institutions in Brazil, including high-profile shareholder disputes and contractual claims. The firm’s partners also regularly act as arbitrators in proceedings related to M&A, investment transactions, project finance and other commercial law matters.

MBZ has extensive expertise in commercial and civil litigation, representing clients before State and Federal Courts. MBZ limits the number of cases handled by its teams, focusing on the strategic handling of each and every case while maintaining close interaction with clients from the preliminary stages of the conflict onwards. The firm’s lawyers also act as negotiators in connection with settlements agreements.   

Further contributing to the firm’s recognition and successful track-record in M&A transactions is the assistance the firm provides to clients in tackling post-merger corporate and regulatory issues, including in dispute resolution and often in connection with the most relevant corporate transactions in southern Brazil.    

Chambers Review

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Dispute Resolution: Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Matter, Boettcher, Zanini e Souza is a local transactional titan, which also maintains a well-regarded dispute resolution practice. Companies from the transportation, infrastructure and beverage sectors feature in its client list. The team also handles class action mandates and lawsuits concerning infrastructure projects as well as contract disputes. Eletromidia and Unisuper are new client wins.

Work Highlights

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  • Matter, Boettcher, Zanini e Souza Advogados represented Mitsubishi Elevadores do Brasil in lawsuits on commercial disputes regarding contracts, suppliers, agents and distributors as well as consumer disputes over its products.

Notable Practitioners

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Carlos Klein Zanini
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Carlos Klein Zanini
3
Band 3

Carlos Klein Zanini is a well-established and seasoned practitioner, with strong activity in consumer and commercial law disputes. He also offers notable knowledge leading complex cases in corporate law. A client says: "Carlos has distinguished negotiation skills."

Gustavo Sanseverino
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Gustavo Sanseverino
U
Up and Coming

Up-and-coming Gustavo Sanseverino joins the rankings after substantial performance representing important clients in several complex dispute resolution mandates in this region.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Dispute Resolution: Rio Grande do Sul

Carlos Klein Zanini
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Carlos Klein Zanini
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Band 3
Gustavo Sanseverino
U
Gustavo Sanseverino
U
Up and Coming

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