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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice from Belém with an extensive regional presence as well as offices in Brasília, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and New York. Offers standout experience in corporate, mining, environmental and tax matters. Represents leading mining, agribusiness and retail companies in projects being implemented in the Amazon, with additional activity in mass labour disputes, tax consultancy and tax litigation.

Strengths

Market commentators say: "It is the largest law firm in the North of Brazil and enjoys widespread recognition for its environment and mining practices."

Clients go on to state: "We have the best impression of the firm and its team. Their lawyers are highly dedicated, very knowledgeable and client-focused."

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Jorge Alex Nunes Athias draws on his long-standing experience to advise clients on the development of high-end projects in the Amazon region. He is particularly noted for his deep knowledge of agrarian law and mining matters. Market sources describe him as "an excellent professional and a top-notch lawyer who stands out in the regional market." Another interviewee adds: "He is one of the best environmental lawyers in the North of Brazil."

Name partner Reynaldo Andrade Da Silveira is noted for his expertise leading both corporate and litigation mandates. He specifically focuses on civil and consumer rights disputes. Sources praise him as "an excellent lawyer" who was "born to practise law and is reputed for his knowledge of consumer issues."