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Rolim, Viotti, Goulart, Cardoso Advogados

Telecommunications

2 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Longstanding firm boasting a wealth of experience advising well-known players from a variety of industries on a range of telecommunications-related issues. Seasoned team has proven capabilities assisting clients with regulatory matters, as well as litigation at both judicial and administrative levels. Demonstrable expertise defending the interests of companies against legal proceedings started by ANATEL and consumer protection agencies. KPMG is a new client.

Strengths

One client says: "They have a good technical knowledge and are always up-to-date with ANATEL's norms and regulations."

Work highlights

Represented Claro in several lawsuits filed against state and federal consumer protection agencies to challenge the lawfulness of the fines handed down to the client.

Notable practitioners

One interviewee singles out co-head of department Rodrigo Greco as "someone with great technical expertise, who can come up with the best legal arguments for his clients." Another source agrees, saying he appreciates "his overarching understanding of telecommunications matters that goes beyond purely legal knowledge." He boasts considerable experience representing multinational telecommunications giants before ANATEL as well as providing them with ongoing legal consultancy services.

Regulatory practice co-head Ticiane Moraes Franco moves up the rankings this year due to her strong level of activity in the field. She has particular know-how representing telephony services providers in administrative and judicial disputes with ANATEL and consumer protection agencies. One source confirms: "She is highly skilled, experienced and up to date with sector-related matters."

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Brazil

Telecommunications


Rodrigo Greco
Band 2
Ticiane Moraes Franco
Band 4