Veirano Advogados

Shipping Department

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Veirano Advogados has been active for the past two decades as a one-stop provider of legal solutions in the shipping sector, assisting clients with contractual, tax, labor, arbitration, and litigation matters with seamlessly integrated support from other practice groups in the Firm.

We handle all types of agreements, including:

  • Shipbuilding contracts​
  • Charter and sub-charter contracts
  • Financing and security package contracts
  • Issuance of opinions
  • Mutual hold harmless agreements
  • Quiet enjoyment letters

Our team provides specialized services to shipyards, Brazilian and foreign ship owners, Brazilian and international financial institutions, and multilateral agencies, among other entities. We have been a pioneer in transactions involving Merchant Marine Fund (FMM) financing for the execution of shipping projects, and participated in financial negotiations for the construction and operation of one of Brazil’s largest shipyards.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in bidding processes before the Petrobras group of companies, in activities such as:

  • Analyzing bid documentation​
  • Analyzing competitor qualifying documentation
  • Analyzing the tax aspects of a project
  • Guiding the formation of joint ventures
  • Negotiating memoranda of understanding (MoUs) and pre-bidding agreements with partners
  • Preparing administrative appeals
  • Preparing risk matrices
  • Requesting clarification from the bid commission


Gomes de Rezende, Elisa Amélia Augusta

Mendonça de Resende Campos, Rogério

Mollica Caetano, Caroline

Ribeiro Mattos, Marcelo

Santos Rey, Bruna Eduarda


Bank of China


Garantiinstituttet for Eksportkreditt

Nordea Bank Norge ASA

Renowned Scandinavian Bank




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