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Caputo Bastos e Fruet Advogados

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Managing Partners: Carlos Eduardo Caputo Bastos, Cláudio Bonato Fruet
Senior Partners: Maurício de Campos Bastos (in memorian), Beatriz Donaire de Mello e Oliveira, Ricardo Mesquita Queiroz de Abeci, Alexandre Müller Buarque Viveiros, Carlos Enrique A. Caputo Bastos, Juliana Cabral Lima, Ana Carolina A. Caputo Bastos
Number of partners: 12
Number of other lawyers: 1

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1988, Caputo Bastos e Fruet Advogados is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018. Over time, clients have acknowledged the distinguished nature of the services provided in dispute resolution. Located in Brazil’s capital, the firm is committed to delivering timely and effective legal solutions regarding both public and private sectors issues. With emphasis on litigation before the Superior Courts, Caputo Bastos e Fruet Advogados stands out for its ability to address strategic and relevant cases. In 2009, the founding partners, based on their experience with Government and National Congress matters, decided to establish a consultancy parallel to the law firm in order to suitably advice key-clients. Hence, it also helps national and international players on the correct understanding of the legislative process, regulatory and political analysis that may affect their businesses.

Areas of Practice:
Dispute Resolution: 40%
General Business Law: 25%
Electoral Law: 10%
Environmental Law: 10%
Administrative & Public Law: 10% Others: 5%

Main Areas of Practice:

Dispute Resolution:

Caputo Bastos e Fruet Advogados acts mainly before the Superior Courts (the Federal Supreme Court, the Superior Court of Justice and the Superior Electoral Court). The law firm also represents clients before the Federal Justice (lower and appeals courts located in Brasília).

Legal Consultancy:
The consultancy provides assistance on administrative and public law (particularly defence and public security subjects) and general business law.

Languages: English, Italian, Spanish.

The firm’s clients are companies from a wide range of segments, amongst which aviation, engineering and heavy construction industry, food industry, light and power, medical services, military defence, mining, pharmaceutical industry, telecommunications, transports.

Dispute Resolution:
Carlos Eduardo Caputo Bastos, Cláudio Bonato Fruet, Beatriz Donaire de Mello e Oliveira