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About Chambers Brazil

The inaugural Chambers Brazil guide offers the most comprehensive and most in-depth market analysis and rankings of the leading law firms and lawyers across Brazil. Chambers legal rankings rely on extensive research which is conducted by our dedicated research team to provide the most reliable, accurate and insightful legal recommendations and reviews, to help general counsel and legal departments make an 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: Industries & Sectors and Regions 2021
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Coverage

The Chambers Brazil research runs from January to December. The coverage is divided into four different sections:

• Brazil Contentious
• Brazil Industries & Sectors
• Brazil Regions
• Brazil Transactional

Brazil: Industries & Sectors

389
Ranked
Lawyers
14
Ranking Tables
and Three Subsections
163
Law Firms
Ranked

Practice Areas in Brazil: Industries and Sectors

• Agribusiness and Timberland Investment
• Aviation
• Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
• Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
• Energy & Natural Resources: Power
• Environment
• Healthcare: Regulatory Insurance
• Life Sciences
• Media & Entertainment
• Public Law
• Shipping
• Sports Law
• Technology and Data Protection
• Telecommunications

Brazil: Regions

238
Ranked
Lawyers
14
Practice Areas
across eight reigions/jurisdictions
138
Ranked Law Firm Departments
99
Unique Law
Firms Ranked

Practice Areas in Brazil: Regions

Rio Grande do Sul
(Corporate/Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Tax)
•Santa Catarina (General Business Law)
•Paraná (General Business Law)
•Minas Gerais (Corporate/Commercial, Dispute Resolution and Tax)
•Campinas & Surrounds (General Business Law)
•Dispute Resolution: Brasília-based
•North (General Business Law)
•Northeast (Corporate/Commercial, Disputes Resolution and Tax)

Exclusive dedication to the Brazillian Market

As part of our commitment to providing leading legal coverage and market insights, we have separated rankings for Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná in the south. Minas Gerais and Campinas & Surrounds also have new rankings. Existent rankings for Dispute Resolution: Brasília-based, North East (corporate/commercial, dispute resolution and tax), and North (corporate/commercial, dispute resolution and tax) have also been updated with our 2021 research.

Brazil: Contentious

Chambers Brazil: Contentious 2021
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455
Ranked
Lawyers
11
Areas of a total of 50
covered in Brazil
208
Ranked
Law Firm Departments
69
Potential Legal
Departments identified
113
Unique
Law Firms ranked

Practice Areas in the Brazil Contentious launch

• Bankruptcy
• Competition/Antitrust
• Compliance
• Consumer Law
• Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration
• Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime
• Intellectual Property
• International Trade/WTO
• Labour & Employment
• Tax: Litigation

Upcoming Launches:

Next Release
Brazil: Transactional
October

Legal Topics for Chambers Brazil

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 directory and legal rankings were created for the Brazilian legal market.

An interview with Lefosse’s 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 editor 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 Research and Editorial team

Luís Bulcão Pinheiro
Head of Research
Contact Luís
Douglas Ferreira
Assistant Editor
Contact Douglas
Huber Navarro
Senior Researcher
Contact Huber
Olivia Narazaki
Senior Researcher
Contact Olivia
Ana Elisa Brandt
Research Analyst
Contact Ana

Chambers Brazil: Contentious 2021 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Brazil: Contentious 2021 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Brazil: Industries & Sectors 2021 e-Edition

Chambers Brazil: Industries & Sectors 2021 e-Edition available to download soon.

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Chambers Brazil: Regions 2021 e-Edition

Chambers Brazil: Regions 2021 e-Edition available to download soon.

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Featured Indepth Overviews

Indepth Overviews

JURISDICTION

BRAZIL: An Introduction

By Pinheiro Neto Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Arbitration in Brazil

By TozziniFreire Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Brazil

By Felsberg Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Compliance in Brazil

By TozziniFreire Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Consumer Law in Brazil

By Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Healthcare in Brazil

By Pinheiro Neto Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Insurance in Brazil

By Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

Intellectual Property in Brazil

By Licks Attorneys

PRACTICE AREA

International Trade in Brazil

By Demarest Advogados

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Guide Resources

Brazil Conversa com Ministro Luís Roberto Barroso
Brazil Conversa com Ministro Luís Roberto Barroso
Watch this insightful and engaging webinar with Ministro Luís Roberto
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Chambers and Human Rights Watch Partnership
Chambers and Human Rights Watch Partnership
A charity partnership which involves digital content and fundraising
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