DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados

Dispute Resolution: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo

2 ranked lawyersBand 3BrazilLatin America 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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.

What the team is known for

Sizeable department known for its experience advising clients on corporate and commercial disputes before judicial and administrative courts. Often represents significant national players from a wide range of industries, including mining, construction and steel. Noted for its expertise handling class actions, as well as undertaking arbitration proceedings before domestic tribunals. Also well versed in civil and regulatory disputes hailing from the infrastructure and energy sectors.

Strengths

Sources appreciate: "Their lawyers are true partners to the clients, very available and well qualified," and go further to assert that "they always strive to understand the client's business."

Notable practitioners

Respected co-head of department and professor Christian Sahb Batista Lopes has a solid track record representing clients from the mining, construction and logistics industries before domestic and international arbitration tribunals. Lopes draws upon 20 years of expertise in corporate law to advise clients in disputes. A market commentator considers him to be "the reference for arbitration work within the firm." He currently works as the director of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).

Daniel Vilas Boas continues to receive plaudits for his track record in the field of civil and commercial litigation. He is often instructed to represent domestic and international corporations in disputes, with particular expertise acting on behalf of mining and steel players. Interviewees mention his experience in the corporate law arena, which he draws on to strengthen his dispute resolution work. A commentators praises "his ability to understand clients' businesses, as well as his high level of legal qualification and excellent availability."

Department Information

This content is provided by Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados.

Overview

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 has been excelling on the management of strategic and sensitive cases of its clients, constantly obtaining crucial injunctions. Our Litigation Team has vast experience in Civil and Regulatory matters, mostly to advise clients in the infrastructure and energy sectors. We are also well prepared to represent clients throughout the country, including before the Superior Courts in Brasilia. VLF is recognized by its clients in the automotive sector, mining and steel industry, construction, industry and infrastructure, telecom and energy.

Our key clients: FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobile) Group, CNH (Case New Holland) Group (CNH/Iveco); LiuGong Machinery (Guangxi); Chevron; Samarco; Usiminas; ArcelorMittal; Aperam; Anglo; Direcional, CRH; Via 040 (Grupo Invepar); Telefônica and CEMIG.

Dispute Resolution: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo Department

Vilas Boas, Lopes e Frattari Advogados

firm
Department location

Av. Raja Gabaglia, n. 1580

11o andar. Ed. Júlio Cruz

Gutierrez

Belo Horizonte - MG

Minas Gerais

Brazil

CEP 30350-540

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

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

Dispute Resolution: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo


Christian Sahb Batista Lopes
Band 3
Daniel Vilas Boas
Band 2