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TozziniFreire Advogados

Labour & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2BrazilBrazil 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Much-admired department within a well-reputed full-service firm advising big players from the automotive, technology and banking industries on a wide range of contentious mandates. Sought out to act on cases before judicial courts at all levels, including disputes related to collective termination of contracts, excessive overtime and illegal outsourcing. Additionally well equipped to handle union negotiations and labour issues arising from compliance investigations and implementing Covid-19-related changes. Bridgestone is a new client.

Strengths

One client says: "They are very available and keep up with high-importance matters, presenting options and offering interpretations in a strategic manner. We trust them so much that our CEO requires their approval for all legal matters."

Work highlights

Defended Groupe Casino's commercial strategy by enforcing a non-compete agreement against a former employee.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Alexandre de Almeida Cardoso excels in representing clients before labour courts at all levels in some of the most complex labour disputes in the market. A client says: “He invites and prepares everyone who needs to be in the meeting,” and adds: “He has good arguments and positions himself very well.”

Marcelo Pereira Gômara demonstrates considerable knowledge in a wide range of labour mandates, including issues related to overtime pay, working conditions, and health and safety standards. He is particularly strong in negotiations with unions as well as representing clients before labour courts. An interviewee says: "He knows the ins and outs of a labour dispute."

An impressed source says  Mihoko Sirley Kimura is “extremely ethical and holds a deep knowledge in the sector." The same source goes on to add: “Her performance is elegant. It is hard to find people like her.” Kimura offers expertise in matters relating to termination of contracts, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and work visas. Another source confirms: “She is an excellent professional.”

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Labour & Employment

TozziniFreire Advogados

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Location

Rua Borges Lagoa 1328

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

04038-904

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Brazil

Labour & Employment


Alexandre de Almeida Cardoso
Band 2
Marcelo Pereira Gômara
Band 4
Mihoko Sirley Kimura
Band 2