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Souto Correa Advogados

Dispute Resolution

3 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Souto Correa Advogados emerged from its Porto Alegre headquarters to bit by bit get national prominence. Its Rio Grande do Sul base continues to be highly respected, especially for its dispute resolution capabilities. The firm demonstrates an impressive client portfolio comprising key players from the transportation, industrial, energy and real estate sectors. Its seasoned team regularly undertakes class actions cases for industry associations. It also handles lawsuits regarding concession and shareholder agreements. The team also maintains a sound track record in arbitration disputes.

Strengths

Clients say: "This is a very good firm with a team of versatile and multidisciplinary lawyers. They have the ability to quickly absorb knowledge and apply it to the legal work."

Other sources maintain the team is "impeccable. They were at all times transparent and active when communicating with us."

Work highlights

Souto Correa represented Airbnb in public civil actions filed by local authorities in view of alleged violations of decrees banning hosting services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Notable practitioners

Diogo Squeff Fries joins the ranking as an up-and-coming lawyer following the continuous recommendation of clients. One says: "He has the skills to solve complex problems with much determination and in a quick way."

Guilherme Rizzo Amaral attracts praise from clients, who report: "He is a very practical and objective practitioner, much focused on solving the problem in a swift way." Market observers mark his important activity in Rio Grande do Sul and deem him to be an "excellent" lawyer. He is able to act on judicial and arbitral proceedings.

Jorge Cesa sustains a respected practice, according to clients, for his "negotiation skills and his capacity to be synthetic." Other interviewees note that he possesses "technical command and knows how to deal with obstacles." He maintains a sound track record leading arbitration and judicial dispute cases.

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Brazil

Dispute Resolution: Rio Grande do Sul


Diogo Squeff Fries
Up and Coming
Guilherme Rizzo Amaral
Band 1
Jorge Cesa
Band 2