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Azevedo Sette Advogados

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Chairman: Ordélio Azevedo Sette
Managing Partners: Fernando A. Sette, Luiz A. Sette, Ricardo A. Sette, Luis Ricardo Miraglia Key Partners: Ana Paula Terra, Bruna Bouissou, Bruno Costa, Clarissa Cerqueira Viana Pereira, Fabricio Faggiani Dib, Frederico Bopp Dieterich, Glaucia Ferreira, Gustavo Magalhães Assis, Isabel Franco, 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, Rafael Tavares Bassoli, Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, Roberto Mariano de Oliveira Soares, Roberto Ribas Wilson, Rodrigo Badaró de Castro, Silvia Pellegrino Ribeiro, Tatiana Maria Silva Mello de Lima, Thiago Assumpção Henriques
Consultants: Frederico da Fonseca Silva, Flavia Accioly, Lionel Zaclis, Luciana Marques R. Tolentino
Number of partners: 37
Number of lawyers: 300
Number of fee-earners: 485
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Others

Firm Overview:
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 25 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:
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 25 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.

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. Azevedo Sette is recognised as the third most popular law firm in Latin America, ranking LACCA’s top 100 in 2019.


Main Areas of Practice:
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Administrative Law, Infrastructure, Public-Private
■ Partnerships (PPP) & Project Finance
■ Civil Litigation & Arbitration
■ Tax Practice – Consulting, Planning & Litigation
■ Corporate
■ Insurance, Pension Plans & Health Care
■ Real Estate
■ Foreign Investment
■ Mining
■ Succession Planning
■ Labour & Pension Funds
■ Economic Law, Antitrust & Regulatory Agencies
■ Banking & Capital Markets
■ Environmental Law
■ Intellectual Property
■ Telecommunications, Internet & Information Technology
■ Commercial & Financial Contracts
■ Anti-Corruption, Compliance & Corporate Integrity
■ International Trade

Key Clients:
Mapfre Group, Amazon.com, Samsung, Gucci, Johnson Controls, Sanofi, Lafarge-Holcim, Mastercard, Volkswagen, Microsoft, White Martins, Comgás, GE, Mercedes-Benz, Queiroz Galvão, Santander, Samarco, Grupo Flytour, TIM Brazil, Zurich Group, Localiza Rent a Car, Grupo SBF, BNP Paribas, CCR Group, Petronas, Andrade Gutierrez, Komatsu, Grupo Falconi, Votorantim, Claro, Caedu, Sascar, Grupo Globo, Fundepar, TransUnion, Shiseido, Grupo Toyota, FedEx, Medley, Red Bull, Anglo American, Ferrero, Eletronic Arts, Visa, Turkish Airlines, Natura, LATAM Airlines, Telia Carrier, The Body Shop, Nokia, Generali.

Firm Contacts:
■ Luiz A. Sette
Tel: +55 11 4085 7613
Email: [email protected]
■ Fernando Azevedo Sette
Tel: +55 31 3261.6656
Email: [email protected]

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