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What the team is known for Outstanding Belém-based firm with an impressive track record in the implementation of projects in the North region, assisting with environmental licensing and litigation. Also covers a wide range of tax, labour and other civil law issues on behalf of national and foreign corporate heavyweights from the mining and agribusiness sectors. Clients benefit from its broad regional footprint, including offices in Manaus and Porto Velho. Votorantim Cimentos is a new client win.

Strengths One commentator praises the team's client service, describing them as "reliable, committed and qualified." The same source adds: "They value the relationship with our company."

Work highlights Advised Alcoa Alumínio on the environmental aspects of a mining project in the state of Pará.

Notable practitioners

One client endorses Jorge Alex Nunes Athias for his "in-depth knowledge of the North region and the specific environmental legislation of the different states within it," also adding: "As an academic, he has the ability to come up with new solutions." Other sources endorse his "legal knowledge and commitment," describing him as "a standout practitioner in mining and environment law who is well liked and respected by clients." Athias is often retained by leading companies due to his broad expertise in the implementation of projects in Amazonas.

Founding partner Reynaldo Andrade Da Silveira continues to be a renowned name in the litigation field. He is often retained by companies to assist with judicial disputes related to civil matters in Belém, specialising in mandates arising from commercial contracts and consumer law. One peer confirms: "He is an excellent and experienced practitioner who is focused on consumer law, a practice area in which he is also a professor."