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Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados

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Managing Partner: Dr João Dácio Rolim
Number of partners: 15
Number of other lawyers: 100



Firm Overview:
Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados (RV&LC) is a law firm with an ongoing commitment to providing excellence in client service. With five branches in Brazil, one in the USA, RV&LC Amaral NY, associated with Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados, and two in Europe, it has been operating since 1993 in both Brazilian and international markets.

RV&LC’s major focus is on corporate law, and it provides its clients with a broad, diverse and complementary business structure. Staff draw on a strong academic background and extensive market experience, striving to offer continuous business improvement enhanced by a high degree of specialisation and promoting multidisciplinary interaction.

Conducting its business with the resourcefulness, versatility and independence demanded by the market, RV&LC provides all the legal tools needed for companies to operate in a competitive and safe environment. The training and preparation of staff and the international scope of the firm form a strategic vision that has effectively influenced its approach to business.

Business Vision: A
full understanding of the client’s business focus lies at the core of the services rendered by RV&LC. Personal and structured services assure the best alternatives to meet its client’s challenges. RV&LC’s natural talent to act proactively and deliver efficient performance are evidenced by its ability to integrate technical precision and creativity, specialisation and diversification, local focus and global vision, using a customised multi-skilled approach.

Culture & Practice:
RV&LC offers clients a specially skilled, multidisciplinary team composed of professionals that bring together practical experience and sound theoretical training, aiming at providing in-depth knowledge to its business strategies and at identifying innovate and affective legal solutions. A hallmark of the team is its combination of diversity and specialisation that enables the staff to reach opportunities for its clients. The company’s tax law operations underlying its business trajectory are a highlight of the firm’s business activities and maximise the efficient structuring of the corporate business advisory services provided by the law firm.

Main Areas of Practice:

Tax:

Acknowledged for its tradition and expertise, the firm operates jointly and coordinately for comprehensive and complete legal services. RV&LC represents clients in all aspects of national and international transactions ranging from structuring of tax efficient contracts, business transactions, infrastructure agreements to M&As.

Corporate/M&A:
RV&LC provides a wide range of corporate legal services comprising complex mergers and acquisitions, sophisticated corporate reorganisations, legal opinions, business acquisitions and all sorts of corporate transactions. It assists clients in the structuring of businesses in Brazil, Portugal and other countries.

Environment:
The firm’s main focus is on preventive consultancy, seeking to avoid the creation of technical or administrative environmental liabilities, as well as impairments to the development of potentially pollutant activities. The firm deals with negotiation with governmental bodies and administrative and judicial litigation on environmental matters.

Energy & Natural Resources:
RV&LC advises clients on structuring projects involving energy and natural resources. It assists several major energy companies and regulators providing legal opinions and conducting complex administrative and judicial litigations as well as arbitrations.

Oil & Gas:
RV&LC’s attorneys have vast experience in advising clients, drafting contracts and handling complex litigation for companies operating in the oil, gas, renewable and thermoelectric sectors.

Telecommunications:
RV&LC has been advising the major telecommunications companies in Brazil. The firm has the knowledge to assist clients on litigation and regulatory matters, counseling them on the negotiation of projects and deals and public bids.

Aviation:
The department has experience in representing aircraft manufacturers and national and foreign air companies, and carries out aircraft leasing and warranties negotiations as well as provides consulting on other matters involving the aviation sector. Infrastructure: RV&LC provides a wide range of legal services related to infrastructure projects, from PPPs to the construction of complex industrial plants, conducted by a team of experts in green and brown field investments.

Litigation & Arbitration:
RV&LC represents clients in commercial, regulatory and complex disputes and handles domestic and international arbitrations concerning business interests around the world.

Languages:
English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese.

Clients:
RV&LC represents a broad range of clients, from start-up businesses to multinational companies, highlighted players in all industries, such as automotive, consumer products, food and drink, mining, oil and gas, energy, services, banking, steel, aviation, infrastructure, real estate, transportation/logistics and telecommunications.