Chairman: Ordélio Azevedo Sette
Managing Partners: Fernando A. Sette, Luiz A. Sette, Ricardo A. Sette, Luis Ricardo Miraglia
Key Partners: Aldo de Paula Jr, Alexandre Lins Morato, Ana Paula Terra, Bruna Bouissou, Bruno Costa, Clarissa Cerqueira Viana Pereira, Frederico Bopp Dieterich, Frederico da Fonseca Silva, Gustavo Magalhães Assis, Jaqueline Suryan, João Capanema, Leandra Guimarães, Leila Azevedo Sette, Leonardo Farinha Goulart, Leonardo Moreira Costa de Souza, Leonardo P. Lamego, Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa, Luiz Eduardo Salles, Marcelo Padilha Cabral, Marcos Augusto Leonardo Ribeiro, Mauricio Pernambuco Salin, Paulo A. Ciari de Almeida Filho, Rafael Adler, Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, Roberto Mariano de Oliveira Soares, Roberto Ribas Wilson, Rodrigo Badaró de Castro, Tatiana Maria Silva Mello de Lima
Number of partners: 36
Number of lawyers: 245
Number of fee-earners: 485
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Others
Founded in 1967, Azevedo Sette Advogados is known and recognised for providing clients with personalised assistance and offering effective and customised legal solutions in a wide range of practices encompassed under business law (full service) in connection with client consulting and litigation needs, including legal and tax consulting, legal opinions, and legal sponsorship and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. The firm’s reputation is a product of more than five decades of experience in the delivery of services to domestic and multinational companies, financial institutions, investors, and investment and pension funds.
Azevedo Sette Advogados currently operates out of six regional offices located in the cities of Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Goiânia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Recife. The firm is also supported by an extensive network of corresponding firms in South America, North America, Europe and Asia.
The firm has a market-leading team, formed by professionals with vast experience. With a long track record of middle-market and large deals closed, Azevedo Sette has been one of the most active M&A firms in Brazil for the last 20 years and the leading force in driving public-private partnerships (PPP) in Brazil. Azevedo Sette’s experience has made the firm one of the most widely recognised and qualified full-service law firms in Brazil.
Awards and Recognitions from the Market, Clients and Legal Publications:
Azevedo Sette Advogados and its team are constantly being as leaders in Brazil in multiples areas of law, in particular in mergers and acquisitions, contracts, projects and infrastructure, civil litigation and arbitration, environmental, consumer law, mining, labour and employment, tax law, insurance, real estate, international trade law, TMT, among others, with numerous citations related to the quality and excellence of its services and professionals.
Azevedo Sette Advogados is listed constantly in the mergers and acquisitions rankings of leading publications, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, and Merril DataSite as one of Brazilian law firm with the highest volume of merger and acquisition deals.
For two consecutive years, the Chambers HNW guide recognised Azevedo Sette Advogados and professionals as the best reference in private wealth management practice in Brazil.
The guide highlighted the work of Azevedo Sette assisting clients with matters arising from closely held business ventures and legal advice to investors on succession planning and tax planning.
Main Areas of Practice:
Mergers & Acquisitions
Administrative Law, Infrastructure, Public-Private
Partnerships (PPP) & Project Finance
Civil Litigation & Arbitration
Tax Practice – Consulting, Planning & Litigation
Insurance, Pension Plans & Health Care
Labour & Pension Funds
Economic Law, Antitrust & Regulatory Agencies
Banking & Capital Markets
Telecommunications, Internet & Information Technology
Commercial & Financial Contracts
Anti-Corruption, Compliance & Corporate Integrity
Mapfre Group, Amazon.com, Samsung, Gucci, Pepsico, Johnson Controls, Sanofi, Lafarge-Holcim, Mastercard, Volkswagen, Microsoft, White Martins, Comgás, GE, Mercedes-Benz, Queiroz Galvão, Santander, Samarco, Grupo Flytour, Tim, Zurich Group, Localiza Rent a Car, Grupo SBF, BNP Paribas, CCR Group, Petronas, Andrade Gutierrez, Komatsu, Bombril, Grupo Falconi, Votorantim, Claro, Caedu, Sascar, Grupo Globo, Fundepar, Alcoa, TransUnion, Shiseido, Grupo Toyota, FedEx, Medley, Red Bull, Anglo American, Ferrero, Eletronic Arts, Jaguar Mining, Visa, Turkish Airlines.
■ Luiz A. Sette
Tel: +55 11 4085 7613
Email: [email protected]
■ Fernando Azevedo Sette
Tel: +55 31 3261.6656
Email: [email protected]