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Chambers Brazil: Contentious 2022 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Brazil: Contentious 2022 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Brazil: Transactional 2022 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Brazil: Transactional 2022 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Brazil: Industries & Sectors 2022 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Brazil: Industries & Sectors 2022 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Brazil: Regions 2022 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Brazil: Regions 2022 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Brazil: Industries & Sectors 2022 Webinar

Discover key findings from this year's research and learn what is new in this release of the guide with an overview from the Chambers Brazil team

About the Chambers Brazil Legal Guide 2022

Welcome to the Chambers Brazil Legal Guide 2022. Search the legal market's best law firms and lawyers using the search functionality above.

The Chambers Brazil guide offers unparalleled independent market- leading analysis and rankings of law firms and lawyers across Brazil.    

Chambers rankings rely on the in-depth research which is conducted by our dedicated research team through tens of thousands of one on one interviews each year. Our methodolgy is unrivaled and enables us to provide the most trusted legal recommendations on the market, to help in-house counsel and legal departments make the best informed decision when purchasing legal services, across a wide range of practice areas and jurisdictions.  

Please see our methodology page for further information on how we carry out our research.  

Chambers Brazil Guide 2023 Submissions

We are pleased to announce an update to our Chambers Brazil 2023 research schedule, which can be found here. This page includes a complete list of practice areas, including the new sections to be researched.

Chambers Brazil 2022: Summary

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991
Department rankings
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1,902
Individual rankings
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387
Unique firms
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380
Potential departments identified

New ranking tables Chambers Brazil 2022

New Practice Areas
- Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)
- Crisis Management
- Education
- Fashion Law
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New International Counsel Tables
- Banking & Finance
- Capital Markets
- Corporate/M&A
- Corporate Crime & Investigations
- International Arbitration
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New Elite and Highly Regarded ranking divisions
- Tax Litigation
- Tax Non-Contentious
- Labour & Employment
- Corporate M&A
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New rankings for Rio de Janeiro
- Corporate M&A
- Dispute Resolution
- Tax
- Extended Intellectual Property coverage
- Intellectual Property – Patent
- Intellectual Property – Trademark, Copyright & Trade
- Secrets

Chambers Brazil Regions 2022: Summary

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221
Department rankings
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394
Individual Lawyer rankings
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349
Number of submissions
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85
Potential departments identified

Chambers Brazil Transactional 2022: Summary

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496
Individual Lawyer Rankings
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277
Department rankings
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96
Potential Departments Identified

Chambers Brazil Industries & Sectors 2022: Summary

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193
Department rankings
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420
Individual Lawyer rankings
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519
Number of submissions
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95
Potential departments identified

Chambers Brazil Contentious 2022: Summary

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284
Department rankings
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564
Individual Lawyer rankings
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161
Newly ranked lawyers
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93
Potential departments identified

The Chambers Brazil research runs all year round, to provide those looking for providers of legal service the most up to date and in-depth information they need to find the most suitable firm for their need, when it really matters. The coverage is divided into four different sections:  

Brazil Contentious  

Brazil Industries & Sectors and Brazil Regions 

Brazil Transactional  

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Latest Legal News: Chambers Brazil

Chambers Brazil: Contentious Diversity & Inclusion statement 
Chambers is pleased to share the rising focus on diversity and inclusion by both law firms and clients across Chambers Brazil. Read more.

Fashion Law in Brazil: a collection of concepts, skills and trends
Despite the relative novelty of the concept, Fashion Law is starting to get the spotlight in Brazil. In this article, Chambers Brazil Team talked to several experts to understand the evolution of this practice and the latest developments around it. 

Chambers Brazil: Transactional Diversity & Inclusion statement
Chambers is delighted to share its Diversity & Inclusion highlights from the Chambers Brazil: Transactional guide.

Chambers research feeds news stories
Ranking data from the Chambers Brazil guide were recently covered and discussed in leading publications and news vehicles.

Policies of Inclusions to further diversity within rankings
Read about the initiatives implemented to enhance diversity and inclusion with our rankings and to help drive awareness and action in the legal market in Brazil.

The law firms leading the rankings
Gain insights into the legal market in Brazil and discover which six firms are featured in five or more of the rankings.

Diversity and Inclusion highlights for Chambers Brazil: Industries, Sectors and Regions 2021
Read the Chambers D&I statement and highlights for the Industries, Sectors and Regions 2021 guide and rankings.

Pablo Machado, GC at Suzano Interview
Chambers Brazil researcher Ana Brandt spoke with the General Counsel of law firm Suzano to discuss the legal challenges and implications when companies in Brazil provided oxygen concentrators to COVID-19 patients.

Identifying international capabilities of law firms in Brazil
In this article, the Chambers Global team analyse how Chambers identify locations across Brazil with International & Cross-Border Capabilities and how firms looking to submit and rank should showcase cross-border work and a look at the state of the legal market in Brazil.

Welcome to Chambers Brazil
Head of Brazil Research, Luís Bulcão Pinheiro introduces the new guide and shares details on how a market leading legal rankings were created for the Brazilian legal market.

An interview with Lefosses Aloizio Ribeiro Lima on Diversity and Inclusion
A high profiling lawyer sits down with a Chambers Brazil researcher to discuss the need for diversity and inclusion within the legal market in Brazil and the current issues in applying changes.

Chambers Brazil rankings featured at Valor Econômico
Read about the coverage of the new Chambers Brazil legal rankings by the largest financial newspaper in Brazil.  

What makes a successful submissions?
Gain advice from the Chambers Brazil assistant researcher on how to create a successful submission for your firm to be ranked.

Diversity and Inclusion highlights for Chambers Brazil 2021
Read our article on the importance of D&I for Chambers Brazil and the steps taken to ensure we are working hard to further the need for diversity and inclusion not only within our submissions and rankings but also across the legal industry.

Meet the Chambers Legal Research Team

Mateus Monteiro
Head of Research
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Huber Navarro
Research Associate
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Marianna Dapieve
Research Analyst
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Henry Smith
Research Analyst
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About our Legal Rankings

Chambers rankings for the Brazil guides are the result of law firms submitting for each respective guide and our Research Analystcs carefully reviewing each application and speaking to law firm clients/referees to learn more about each practices work, and services offered.  

The Chambers Brazil Transactional Guide is due to be published in October 2022.

Guide Resources


Chambers Brazil 2022 Submissions process

Discover the value of being a ranked firm and tips on how to successfully submit for rankings in the Brazil guide.

Begin your journey with Chambers

Our rankings enable decision makers, from GCs at global blue-chip firms, through to local influencers, to secure the talent that's right for them.