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Veirano Advogados

Shipping

1 ranked lawyersBand 4BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Full-service firm with a noted maritime department offering particular expertise in shipping finance mandates. Frequently instructed to deal with cross-border transactions, as well as vessel restructuring and financing deals. Nordic Trustee and Compagnie Maritime Monégasque are new client wins.

Strengths

One interviewee praises the firm for its "well-customised service," before going on to highlight "the responsiveness and level of knowledge of their lawyers."

Work highlights

Represented Centro Nacional de Navegação Transatlântica in over 70 judicial lawsuits concerning its rights and interests.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Marcelo Ribeiro Mattos maintains his position in the ranking due to his longstanding experience advising clients on financing mandates for the construction of vessels, platforms and shipyards. One client describes him as "extremely accessible, very quick and very responsive," while another commentator adds: "He is very active among banks for financing matters."

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Overview

Staying on top of developments in the rapidly expanding Brazilian shipping and ports sector takes up-to-the-minute professional knowledge. Our integrated team of specialists is continuously active in regulatory, contractual, tax, labor, environmental, arbitration and litigation matters in the field.


Shipyards, ship owners, shipping companies, financial institutions and multilateral agencies are among the domestic and international players we advise. The team provides legal support in a wide array of maritime-related activities, including:


  • Transactions involving Merchant Marine Fund (FMM) financing for the execution of shipping and shipyard projects
  • Assistance to financial institutions in the financing, construction and operation of shipyards
  • Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for the construction of shipyards, drilling rigs, floating production storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs), thugs, barges, and other service/support vessels 
  • Negotiation, drafting and review of technology transfer, technical assistance and engineering project agreements, including assistance with related regulatory and tax issues
  • Tenders, bidding processes and negotiations with the Petrobras group for the construction, chartering and operation of FPSOs, rigs, service vessels and tankers, among other offshore and maritime service-related tenders



Members

Gomes, Rebeca

Gomes de Rezende, Elisa Amélia Augusta

Mendonça de Resende Campos, Rogério

Ribeiro Mattos, Marcelo

Clients

Centro Nacional de Navegação Transatlântica (Centronave)

Compagnie Maritime Monegasque International S.a.r.L (CMM)

DNB Bank ASA

DVB Bank SE

Heerema Marine Contractors BV

Hidrovias do Brasil

Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG (“JBG”)

NIBC Bank N.V. and ING Bank N.V.

Nordic Trustee & Agency AB (Publ)

Yinson Production Ltd.

Industries

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Industrial Engineering

Mining & Metals

Transportation

Shipping Department

Veirano Advogados

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Department location

Av Presidente Wilson 231

25º andar

Rio de Janeiro - RJ

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

20030-021

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Shipping


Marcelo Ribeiro Mattos
Band 3