Managing Partner: José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz
Number of partners: 103
Number of lawyers worldwide: 583
International Offices: London, New York
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese
Mattos Filho provides services to clients in different legal areas in a coordinated and integrated manner, working in multidisciplinary teams whenever necessary. This work dynamic allows the firm to deliver tailor-made solutions to clients, thereby enhancing the firm’s understanding of the clients’ businesses and making Mattos Filho a valuable partner. Mattos Filho is a leader in more than 30 different practice areas and work continuously to ensure that all these practices are benchmarks for the market. The firm represents domestic and foreign companies, financial institutions, investors, multilateral agencies, private clients, investment funds, pension funds, insurers and reinsurers and non-profit organisations.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Asset Management Services & Investment Funds
■ Banking & Finance
■ Business Public Law
■ Capital Markets
■ Charities, Social Business & Human Rights
■ Compliance & Corporate Ethics
■ Forestry Investments
■ Infrastructure & Energy
■ Insurance, Reinsurance & Pensions
■ Intellectual Property
■ Labour & Employment & Executive Compensation
■ Life Sciences & Healthcare
■ Litigation & Arbitration
■ Private Client
■ Public Affairs
■ Real Estate
■ Restructuring & Recovery
■ White Collar Crime
Merger reviews and opposition in relation to the administrate Council for Economic Defence (CADE); analysis of antitrust-related risks and structuring corporate transactions; investigations; leniency agreements and settlement negotiations; antitrust compliance audits.
Asset Management Services & Investment Funds:
Assistance with the legal framework of investment funds; substantial knowledge concerning corporate, finance and banking laws, as well as derivatives related matters.
Modeling corporate transactions for companies in the aviation sector; assistance with airport concessions and use of airport areas, as well as with concessions, authorisations and certifications for the rendering of air services; preparation and negotiation of aircraft purchase and sale agreements, leases and structured finance, including the constitution of guarantees; assistance in regulatory transactions in general, including those relating remotely piloted aircraft (drones).
Banking & Finance:
Regulatory advice to financial institutions and other entities supervised by the Central Bank of Brazil and the Brazilian Securities Commission; solid knowledge of the rules and practices of the financial and payment sectors and capital markets.
Business Public Law:
Client representation with regulatory agencies; federal and state courts of accounts in matters related to administrative improbity acts, conduct adjustment agreements, and public civil actions.
Stock market and listed companies; financial transactions; investment funds; regulatory assistance; structuring and negotiating complex transactions; debt and financing; and securitisations.
Charities, Social Business & Human Rights:
Legal expert guidance to non-profit organisations and companies with private social investments; advice on structuring social businesses.
Compliance & Corporate Ethics:
Investigations of wrongdoings; prosecutorial inquiries and enforcement actions; leniency agreements and settlements; compliance programs; anti-corruption compliance due diligence.
M&A and other corporate transactions, business reorganisations; corporate governance and general corporate advice.
Due diligence; licensing; administrative and court proceedings; solid waste and post-consumption liability; environmental contamination; environmental asset’s market (forests, water, carbon and biodiversity).
Purchase and sale of rural properties; land use rights; lease agreements; partnership agreements; development programs; purchase and sale of forests.
Infrastructure & Energy:
Advice on project development; project finance; construction and complex contracts; administrative law; regulatory law; oil and gas; energy; mining; logistics; sanitation; and telecommunications.
Insurance, Reinsurance & Pensions:
Incorporation and licensing of (re)insurers and brokers; M&A; sale of portfolios; policy wordings; reinsurance contracts; distribution agreements.
Copyrights; IP license; technology transfer and franchise agreements; trademark registration and prosecution; domain names; IP litigation.
Labour & Employment & Executive Compensation:
Assistance with complex compensation plans; trade union negotiations; immigration; work place hazards and safety issues; and legal due diligence.
Life Sciences & Healthcare:
Regulatory matters; commercial, IP and technology agreements; administrative and court proceedings.
Litigation & Arbitration:
Commercial disputes involving a wide array of industries and domestic and international arbitrations.
Advice to individuals, family controlled businesses and groups; adoption of best governance practices; estate planning; succession planning; emigration planning; and tax advice.
Mapping the Brazilian political and regulatory scenario; analysis of legal, political and regulatory risks; representation and defence of clients’ interests through the development of public rules and policies of impact or interest.
Due diligence and supervision of external audits for acquisition of properties; preparation and negotiation of construction and project management contracts.
Restructuring & Recovery:
Representation of investors, creditors and debtors in complex debt restructurings, M&A of distressed assets and financing of distressed companies.
Representation of clients in administrative and court proceedings; private pensions; direct and indirect taxes.
São Paulo: Alameda Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447, SP, 01403-001
Tel: +55 11 3147 7600
Fax: +55 11 3147 7770
Email: [email protected]
Rio de Janeiro: Praia do Flamengo, 200 – 11º andar, RJ 22210-901
Tel: +55 21 3231 8200
Fax: +55 21 2262 6675
Brasília: SHS – Q.6 – cj. A – bloco C – sala 1901, Edifício Business Center Tower, DF 70316-190
Tel: +55 61 3218 6000
Fax: +55 61 3218 6090
New York: 34 East 51st Street, 12th Floor, NY 10022
Tel: +1 646 695 1100
Fax +1 646 695 1110
London: 5th Floor, 32 Cornhill, EC3V 3SG
Tel: +44 020 7280 0160