DEPARTMENT PROFILE

MMC & ZARIF Advogados

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong Salvador-based firm with lengthy track record in the judicial arena. Experienced bench is sought out to assist with an array of disputes, including those relating to real estate, commercial and family law matters. Possesses proven capabilities across all levels of the judiciary, acting before both state and federal courts. Often acts on behalf of creditors in judicial reorganisations and in the negotiation of settlement agreements.

Strengths

A source says: "MMC & Zarif has a strong presence in Bahia and has deep roots in the region," adding that "the team is able to handle strategic cases but also high-volume litigation."

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Marcelo Zarif is experienced advising on a wide range of disputes, having particular strength in cases relating to civil and constitutional law. He draws upon four decades of his career to assist corporate clients and financial institutions with consumer and public law disputes. Zarif is also known for his past role as state prosecutor and his specialisation in procedural law.

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Dispute Resolution: North East


Marcelo Zarif
Band 2