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Global 2022
Brazil Insurance
2
Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ insurance and reinsurance practice is qualified to advise Brazilian and foreign clients on the negotiation, judicial and arbitration fronts in all insurance and reinsurance matters, including health care plans and private pension funds.

This practice draws on the skills and experience of lawyers from the litigation, corporate and tax areas to offer:

• Innovation, development and adjustment of insurance products;
• Discussions of regulatory matters with the authorities;
• Participation in assessments relating to average adjustment and brokerage-related matters;
• Advice to clients intending to purchase ordinary or tailored products;
•  Conduction of amicable negotiations and judicial or arbitral disputes.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ insurance and reinsurance team is assisted by lawyers from other areas of the firm such as construction/infrastructure, finance, environmental, consumer relations, taxes, aviation, agribusiness, real estate and others.

Chambers Review

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Insurance - Brazil
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Pinheiro Neto's insurance practice is noted for its involvement in innovative regulatory matters. The team also counts on the firm's mighty multidisciplinary approach to several of the most prominent insurance companies on high-profile transactions, including M&A, joint ventures and partnership agreements. The firm also stands out due to its proficient advice to insurtech companies. Pinheiro Neto's insurance practice is based in São Paulo.

Notable Practitioners

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Diógenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto
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Diógenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto
3
Band 3

Diógenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto is the source of seniority behind Pinheiro Neto's insurance practice. A client describes him as "very proactive, knowledgeable about the law in every aspect and always available to help the client." He has gained particular respect in the sector by handling DPVAT insurance matters. Gonçalves Neto also maintains a solid track record leading distribution agreements and representing clients in high-profile indemnity claims.

Carlos Eduardo Gazineu de Azevedo
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Carlos Eduardo Gazineu de Azevedo
U
Up and Coming

Carlos Eduardo Gazineu de Azevedo is drawing market applause for his dedication to insurance matters and early exposure to important mandates. Gazineu de Azevedo has gathered experience assisting insurtechs with regulatory matters. A client commends his "deep knowledge and analytical skills." The source also describes him as "very organised and didactic in his wording and he is also super calm and polite, which I think is a big characteristic of his team in general."

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Diógenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto
3
Diógenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto
3
Band 3
Carlos Eduardo Gazineu de Azevedo
U
Carlos Eduardo Gazineu de Azevedo
U
Up and Coming