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Souto Correa Advogados

Consumer Law

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What the team is known for

Porto Alegre-based department attracting praise for its skilled advice on judicial disputes and administrative proceedings arising from consumer issues. Routinely called upon by pharmaceutical, technology and hospitality companies to assist with matters before PROCON as well as class actions. Roster of work encompasses product recalls, online sales and advertising issues, in addition to general consumer law portfolio advice and management.

Strengths

One client appreciates that "they always deliver analysis with high technical quality and in an objective manner," adding: "The team is always available to discuss matters and the feedback is always carried out in a timely way."

Work highlights

Represented Via Varejo in annulment actions against PROCON related to administrative fines.

Notable practitioners

One client values that Jorge Cesa is "very objective and innovative," also declaring: "He is very attentive to our needs."He offers a solid track record assisting with class actions and management of sophisticated consumer law portfolios. Cesa is experienced representing clients from the technology, hospitality and consumer goods sectors with both contentious and non-contentious matters including product liability, defective products and sector-related contractual matters.

According to a client, partner Roberta Feiten "demonstrates great business knowledge, high availability and good legal strategies." She has longstanding experience managing consumer law portfolios, representing significant names from the consumer goods, technology and hospitality sectors. Feiten offers solid capabilities to advise on class actions, product recall and administrative proceedings before state courts.

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Overview

Souto Correa’s Consumer and Product Liability practice area handles strategic and complex lawsuits throughout the country, involving consumer law, product liability and civil liability. The team´s experience covers both individual lawsuits and nationwide class actions, including the representation of clients, most of which are multinational companies and associations. The team is also involved in administrative and judicial litigation regarding sanctions applied by consumer protection agencies in relation to consumer law.

The team advises national and international clients with matters related to product safety, and guidance of recall campaigns.

The area advises clients with proceedings and policies involving consumer law, including post-sales services, electronic commerce and digital services, abusive practices, among other matters arising from consumer relations. This work comprehends reviewing documents such as terms and conditions, user guides, guarantee and warranty terms and advertising.  The area also advises clients in adapting their policies according to the data protection law, as applicable to consumers.



Members

Klarmann, Julia (Head of Department)

Barros, Paula

Camara, Isabela

Cantali, Rodrigo

Fries, Diogo

Girardi, Fernanda

Goularte, Stephanie

Kochem, Ronaldo

Lyra, Patricia

Munhoz, Nathália

Rosin, Joana

Senna, Matheus

Tagliari, João

Clients

ABB

ABBOTT

ABINEE

AES

AIRBNB

DELL

ELETROPAULO

FOX

GRÜNENTHAL

LATAM

LENOVO

MICROSOFT

SAMSUNG

STIHL

VOTORANTIM

WMS

Industries

Aviation

Chemicals

Electronics

Energy

Industrial Engineering

Investments

Life Sciences

Media

Pharmaceuticals

Retail

Software and Computer Services

Technology

Travel and leisure

Consumer Law

Souto Correa Advogados

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Location

Av. Carlos Gomes, 700

13º andar

Edifício Platinum

Porto Alegre - RS

Rio Grande Do Sul

Brazil

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Brazil

Consumer Law


Roberta Feiten
Band 4