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TozziniFreire Advogados

Corporate/Commercial: South

2 ranked lawyersBand 1BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Esteemed firm featuring acclaimed local team highly experienced advising on top-tier transactional work. Particularly skilled on M&A and a wide range of high-level corporate mandates such as reorganisations, joint ventures and shareholder agreements. Also enjoys expertise handling complex finance issues. Clients benefit from firm's nationwide presence and multidisciplinary approach. Client roster comprises companies from the mining, banking and food markets. Sodexo do Brasil Comercial is a new client win.

Strengths

A client praises "the exceptional diverse team involved in the work," as well as "their superb responsiveness and customer service."

Another client reports: "There is a very well-structured team in Porto Alegre. They have great technical and multidisciplinary knowledge."

Work highlights

Assisted Adelle Indústria de Alimentos with the sale of its pork processing plant located in the State of Rio Grande do Sul to Seara Alimentos.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Luis Renato Ferreira da Silva is singled out by a client who reports: "He is an accomplished lawyer, not only for his experience but also for his ability to analyse issues in a comprehensive way." They also say: "His negotiation skills added to his serene and thoughtful approach allow him to greatly evaluate matters." Another client describes him as "very accessible and a lawyer with a solid technical knowledge."

Department co-head Maria Bofill is rapidly progressing in the rankings due to her highly appreciated presence on sophisticated corporate mandates. Clients are highly impressed by her"assertiveness,""strong negotiation abilities" and "excellent communication skills."One source declares: "Bofill is dynamic and possesses a great demeanour when handling adversities," adding: "She is one of the best lawyers I have worked with."

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Overview

TozziniFreire has mergers and acquisitions in its origins. It is considered one of the largest and most important practice areas of our firm. We are leaders in Brazil’s M&A market involving closely- and publicly-held companies and also investment funds. The team members have solid experience in the preparation, review and negotiation of investment agreements, purchase and sale of shares and assets, incorporation of associations, joint ventures and strategic alliances in all market segments.

Our lawyers are ranked in the most important legal guides and rankings, being recognized for their excellence and client business oriented-mind, as well as the ability to provide prompt responses and innovative, ethical and constructive negotiating approaches towards problem-solving.

The full-service structure is another important feature of our law firm. The practice areas work fully integrated, guaranteeing reliability and 360° services to the transaction, from structuring the deal, conducting the due diligence and negotiating the transaction documents to assisting in the transaction closing.

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Insurance

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Transportation

Utilities

Corporate/Commercial: South Department

TozziniFreire Advogados

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Department location

Av. Carlos Gomes 222

Opus One

5 andar

Porto Alegre - RS

Rio Grande Do Sul

Brazil

90480-000

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Brazil

Corporate/Commercial: South


Luis Renato Ferreira da Silva
Band 3
Maria Bofill
Band 3