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Advocacia Bettiol

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Managing Partners: Luiz Carlos Bettiol, Luiz Alberto Bettiol, Luiz Antonio Bettiol, Luiz Renato Bettiol, Luis Alberto de Matos Freire de Carvalho
Senior Partners: André Serrão Borges de Sampaio, Marcio Pina Marques, Gustavo Assis de Oliveira, Ewerton Azevedo Mineiro, André Luiz Bündchen, Alexandre Batista Marquez, Thiago Sandoval Furtado
Number of partners: 17
Number of other lawyers: 2

Luiz Antonio Bettiol, Luis Alberto Freire de Carvalho, Ewerton Azevedo Mineiro
Corporate/Commercial: Centre West: Luiz Antonio Bettiol, Luis Alberto Freire de Carvalho, Ewerton Azevedo Mineiro
Dispute Resolution - Litigation: Luiz Antonio Bettiol, Luiz Alberto de Matos Freire de Carvalho
Energy & Natural Resources - Power: André Serrão Borges de Sampaio, Marcio Pina Marques
Energy & Natural Resources - Mining: Luiz Renato Bettiol, André Luiz Bündchen
Telecommunications & Technology: Luiz Alberto Bettiol, Luis Alberto Freire de Carvalho, Alexandre Batista Marquez
Shipping: Luiz Alberto Bettiol, Luis Alberto Freire de Carvalho, Gustavo Assis de Oliveira

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1961 in Brasilia, ADVOCACIA BETTIOL specialises in litigation, having a strong presence at the Federal Supreme Court, Superior Court of Justice and main Brazilian’s courts, as well as at national administrative bodies. The firm has highly qualified professionals in public and private law and is recognised for its performance in lawsuits involving administrative, tax and business matters, as well as a prominent role in regulatory law, operating in both administrative, judicial litigation and advisory in energy, mining and telecommunication. In order to guarantee an excellent customer service, the firm opened an office in São Paulo in 2008 with lawyers capable of meeting clients’ demands. Uniting experience and innovation, strategic vision and commitment to ethics, in partnership with its clients and collaborators, the firm has consolidated itself as a national reference, standing out in the permanent search for effective solutions to legal demands.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Tax
■ Corporate/Commerical: Centre West
■ Dispute Resolution: Litigation
■ Energy & Natural Resources: Power
■ Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
■ Shipping
■ Telecommunications & Technology

ADVOCACIA BETTIOL stands out for more than five decades for its strong performance in Brazilian tax law, not only for litigating in Brazilian judicial and administrative courts, but also for monitoring and building strategic legal theses, aiming not only to effectively solve the immediate demands of its clients, but also to collaborate to establish a fair judicial system.

Corporate/Commercial: Centre West:
Through highly qualified professionals committed to the demands of its high-profile customers, ADVOCACIA BETTIOL works on the resolution of corporate and commercial business demands, from the consulting and advisory party to the litigious party if necessary, in all matters related to contracts, acquisitions, arbitrations, agreements, or any other commercial and business transactions.

Dispute Resolution: Litigation:
In all of its areas of practice, the firm is recognised for its absolute excellence in legal performance in judicial and administrative courts nationwide. For this purpose, ADVOCACIA BETTIOL relies on its specialised professionals and partners, that are dedicated not only to litigation itself, but also to the research and construction of relevant legal theses, representing a national benchmark by Its high quality and customer service.

Energy & Natural Resources: Power:
Aligned with corporate demands, ADVOCACIA BETTIOL has a team that is highly specialised in energy law, providing for its clients and collaborators a service that goes from advisory to litigation in both administrative and judicial courts, in high-profile demands of the main energy companies with national presence, representing its clients in negotiations involving the public and private contracts, in obtaining authorisations and permissions form the state, as well as advising on making decisions in specific cases.

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining:
Defending the rights and interests of the main mining companies in Brazil, the firm stands out by acting before the autarchies and ministries, as well as having an effective performance in the judicial courts, aligning the advisory and litigious part and providing a full service for its clients in their legal demands.

Telecommunications & Technology:
ADVOCACIA BETTIOL has a strong presence in regulatory law and performs in administrative and judicial claims related to telecommunications, especially in the litigious aspect, but also providing consultations and legal opinions to specialised companies of national and international coverage, having its dedication and success fully recognised by its customers.

Complementing its consolidated and huge expertise in the area of infrastructure and regulation, ADVOCACIA BETTIOL has also been dedicated to the major themes of interest to the transportation sector, with emphasis on shipping, maritime law, port and logistics integration intermodal. With a team specialising in public law and extensive experience in judicial and administrative strategic litigation, the firm provides customised services for assistance before the regulatory agencies (ANTAQ, ANTT etc) and the Judiciary.

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