Pessoa and Pessoa is a labour and employment law nationwide firm. The history of the Pessoa and Pessoa law firm is part of the history of Pessoa’s family in law practice and it spans a century.
The journey began in 1912 with the graduation of Archimedes Pessoa in Law school, whom is father and grandfather of Pessoa and Pessoa’s founders, the attorneys Walton Pessoa and his son Roberto Freitas Pessoa.
Nowadays, after forty years of existence, the firm is led by the fourth generation of the family and has been recognized as one of the most important management-side firm in labor law field, with innovative and effective law practice.
The quality of its services has turned the firm nationwide and currently it has six offices in major cities in Brazil, serving clients in strategic market spots: São Paulo/SP, Rio de Janeiro/RJ, Salvador/ BA, Recife/PE, Aracaju/SE e Ilhéus/BA.
The firm has a team of highly skilled attorneys, specialists in the field of labour and employment, and active in litigation and counseling in their practice, covering full array of labour issues. It has a diversified portfolio of clients, from all branches of economic activity, such as hospitality, banking, healthcare, construction industries and food retail.
The firm also works in the field of consumer law, where it has been notable for over 10 years.
Pessoa and Pessoa’s mission is to offer the best legal solutions in an objective, ethical and qualified way, contributing to the competitiveness of the clients.
Pessoa and Pessoa is one of the only law firms that has developed a proprietary legal system that can be accessed by its clients. Access is simple and can be done by a computer, tablet or smartphone, after downloading the application on the device. The access allows the client to obtain online information about the demands accompanied by the firm’s team, such as the list of audiences and reports, which can be generated instantly.
Areas of Practice:
Labour & Employment Law: 80%
Civil & Consumer Law: 20%
Main Areas of Practice:
Labour & Employment Law:
The firm represents clients in all aspects of labour and employment field, such as litigation, mediation, negotiation, due diligences, counselling, transactions, collective bargaining.
With regards to litigation, the firm is experienced in defending or prosecuting different types of labour lawsuits, as mass and strategic disputes, in all different courts. Considering the high levels of labour litigation in the country, the firm’s work model is based on three core principles: technical quality, operational organisation and information management. It also aims at the development of strategies to mitigate liabilities, in the judicial and preventive scope.
The legal advisory services provide the client with the legal support needed to tackle all kinds of labour issues, helping them develop and implement the right solutions to fit their business needs.
The firm also has a team specialised in collective bargaining, acting in negotiation, employment agreements and collective bargaining with trade unions.
Civil Law & Consumer Law:
In order to serve its customers more fully, Pessoa & Pessoa has created a service centre that operates in the consumer area, serving major companies of multiple segments.
The firm’s work model is based on the use of technologies, technical excellence of its team, seeking the best legal solutions for the firm’s clients.
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