Established team advising national and multinational companies on a range of cross-border commercial matters, including drafting and negotiation of complex corporate contracts, implementation of new corporate structures and due diligence processes. Also well regarded for advising on debt renegotiation and other key financial issues. Frequently sought out by well-known players in the construction, pharmaceutical and mining industries.
A client appreciates "the team's availability and technical knowledge," noting: "They know how to speak the language of business." The client also reports: "They have grown a lot but they keep the quality of a great personalised service."
According to a client, co-head of department Christian Sahb Batista Lopes is "always available." The client goes on to highlight "his direct communication style and well-founded opinions," adding: "He is excellent at corporate, commercial and contractual matters." Another client states: "He is a noticeable lawyer who is accessible and very easy and pleasant to deal with."
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VLF is unique on the way it conducts the matters entrusted to us, which is made with constant personal care, directly involving the head partners of the departments and extreme careful and proactive treatment, characteristics which are highly recognized by clients as a great value.
VLF’s Corporate/Commercial Team is recognized by its clients for its responsiveness and solid academic knowledge of Law driven to achieve practical results. Moreover, its lawyers have experience in assisting cross-border commercial transactions and are expert in conceiving creative and sound solutions to non-standardized deals. The Team has built great expertise on the management of cases from various industry sectors such as construction materials, energy, industrial engineering, energy, mining and metals, commercial & professional services and consumer product manufacturing.
Our key clients: Samarco Mineração S/A; Direcional Engenharia S/A; Fundação Renova; FCA Fiat Chrysler Automóveis Brasil Ltda; ArcelorMittal Brasil S/A; Solar Energy Consultoria Ltda.; Grupo Guidoni; CRH Brasil Participações S/A; Aperam Inox América do Sul S/A; Liugong Latin America Máquinas Para Construção Pesada Ltda.; CMU Energia Ltda. and Enecel Energia, Comercialização e Consultoria Energética Eireli.
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