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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Sérgio Pinheiro Marçal

São Paulo - SP, Brazil Brazil Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Consumer Law
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Consumer Law - Brazil

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"Amazing" partner Sérgio Pinheiro Marçal is held in high esteem by a commentator who describes him as "the best lawyer in Brazil." He offers capabilities to assist clients with sophisticated product liability and defective product mandates. Marçal is often retained by major corporations from the pharmaceutical sector for his solid track record handling high-profile class actions. He continues to receive praise from peers, who underline that "he has a prominent role in the consumer law arena."Companies also benefit from his expertise handling product recall proceedings before SENACON.
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Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation, Consumer Relations and Life Sciences & Healthcare.

Career

Sérgio is wide specialized in class actions, consumer law, product liability, civil litigation, and life sciences.

Partner in the Litigation Department at the law firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados since 1996, he started to act in consumer law area even before Consumer Code was enacted, following the Congress debate. At the 90’s he was part of the academic discussions involving the new consumer law. Since them, he is representing multinational companies in the most high profile cases, like tobacco litigation, Vioxx, Arcoxia and PIP’s Breast Implants (representing the notify body).

Key clients: Merck, TÜV Rheinland, HDI Global, Sanofi, Apple, Bayer

Professional Memberships

Board Member, Officer and Chair of São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP)

Personal

Graduated (1986) and post graduated (1993) at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC/SP and LLM at UC Berkeley (2019). He has many articles published in national and international magazines and is a former President of the São Paulo Lawyers Association (AASP).

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Sérgio Pinheiro Marçal

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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Rua Hungria, 1100

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