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Public Law | Brazil: Industries & Sectors

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Public Law focuses on the relationship between individuals or private entities and central and local government and other public or regulatory bodies, which for the purpose of the Latin America guide covers constitutional and administrative law matters such as, contentious and non-contentious proceedings, judicial reviews, litigation before constitutional courts, advice on the powers and administrative functions of the government. It also includes matters relating to public procurement, as well as regulatory advice excluding regulatory work related to specific practice areas already considered in a particular jurisdiction: Competition, Energy & Natural Resources, Labour and Employment, Life Sciences, Tax, TMT, Intellectual Property, among others.

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Band 1
  1. Machado Meyer
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    Machado Meyer
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 1 | 13 Years Ranked
    Prominent full-service firm Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice combines the capabilities of a highly performing transactional practice with the cerebral approach needed to handle high-stakes public law matters. The combination has been continually drawing the market's attention and attracting respect as the firm piles up some of the most prominent and legally complex mandates in its portfolio. Machado Meyer's know-how of privatisation, government contracts and bidding processes has put the firm in the centre of Brazil's government infrastructure investment programme. Both state-owned and private companies from the banking and infrastructure sector frequently rely on this firm for its most important public law demands. Navegações Unidas Tapajos is a new client.
  2. Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques Sociedade de Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 1
  3. Sundfeld Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Aroeira Salles Advogados
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    Aroeira Salles Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Aroeira Salles Advogados maintains a noteworthy public law practice group. It is particularly known for representing clients in disputes and is well regarded for its dynamic presence handling administrative proceedings before the Federal Court of Accounts. Major players from the construction, engineering and financial industries feature in this firm's client list.
  2. Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini - Advogados Associados
    2
    Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini - Advogados Associados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini - Advogados Associados stands out for its work on constitutional disputes and administrative contractual matters. The firm also has a solid track record advising on bidding processes for public concession. It is often retained by public and private companies from the infrastructure, transportation and construction sectors.
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Band 3
  1. Demarest Advogados
    3
    Demarest Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Full-service firm Demarest Advogados makes its way into the rankings due to its work structuring PPP contracts and leading high-stakes public law mandates. The firm regularly assists high-calibre clients in the infrastructure, highways and construction sectors.
  2. Mattos Filho
    3
    Mattos Filho
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Full-service firm Mattos Filho maintains a respected track record of key public law mandates. Its multidisciplinary team is well equipped to advise clients on a broad range of public law mandates. PPP deals, concession agreements and public bids are among the wide offering this firm provides to top clients.
  3. PNM - Pereira Neto | Macedo | Rocco Advogados
    3
    PNM - Pereira Neto | Macedo | Rocco Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 3 | 13 Years Ranked
    Pereira Neto | Macedo Advogados' public law practice is noted for representing clients before the Federal Court of Accounts. The firm also handles public law contracts, including concessions for public services. Prominent companies from the telecoms, construction and transportation sectors feature in this team's client roster.
  4. Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
    3
    Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 3 | 6 Years Ranked
    Tauil & Chequer Advogados is a significant player in the public law realm. Companies from the energy, transportation and water and sewage industries rely on the team for key mandates, including PPP agreements, concession bids and privatisation opportunities. The recently reinforced team also offers strong dispute resolution capabilities acting on both administrative and judicial cases.
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Band 4
  1. Azevedo Sette Advogados
    4
    Azevedo Sette Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    Azevedo Sette operates a multifaceted practice and is commended for its expertise in M&A of PPP projects, bidding work in infrastructure and legal advice on mobility plans. The team also provides guidance on divestments, regulatory matters and concessions of national parks and sewage services.
  2. GBA - Gustavo Binenbojm & Associados
    4
    GBA - Gustavo Binenbojm & Associados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    GBA - Gustavo Binenbojm & Associados represents prominent clients in contentious matters, including administrative procedures and constitutional cases. The firm has prominent clients from the transportation, telecommunications, and energy sectors, among others.
  3. Giamundo Neto Advogados
    4
    Giamundo Neto Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Giamundo Neto Advogados is sought out by clients from the construction sector for assistance with a range of public matters, including disputes and contracts. The team is particularly active advising on auctions for public concessions and is also seen handling PPP matters.
  4. Lobo de Rizzo Advogados
    4
    Lobo de Rizzo Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Lobo de Rizzo Advogados stands out for its capabilities in the infrastructure area. The team is also seasoned in assisting with concessions bids. Clients come from the sanitation, transportation and energy sectors.
  5. Madrona Fialho Advogados
    4
    Madrona Fialho Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Madrona Fialho Advogados advises clients on PPP contracts and litigation issues. The team is familiar with sectors such as sanitation, construction and public transport.
  6. Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    4
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    Pinheiro Neto Advogados is a prime full-service firm with a widely admired practice from transactional to contentious issues. The firm's public law practice is noted for its handling of sensitive cases. Its multidisciplinary team is a key advantage to the firm, which is well equipped to represent clients in negotiation of contracts, bids and litigation. The team's experience dealing with the government in a wide array of industry sectors, including transportation, sanitation and healthcare, is also admired.
  7. Tojal Renault Advogados Associados
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    Tojal Renault Advogados Associados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Tojal Renault Advogados' dispute resolution practice in public law is highly regarded by market commentators. The firm is also respected for its know-how advising key toll road companies. It also offers advisory capabilities on regulatory issues, bidding processes and administrative agreements. Regularly advises clients from the construction, energy and pharmaceutical sectors.
  8. TozziniFreire Advogados
    4
    TozziniFreire Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 10 Years Ranked
    Full-service firm TozziniFreire Advogados is an active force in public law. It regularly represents clients in regulatory matters, concession bidding rounds and administrative law disputes. The team is also well regarded for advising on public contracts management. Significant players from the aviation, technology and construction sectors feature in its client list.
  9. Veirano Advogados
    4
    Veirano Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    Veirano Advogados' multidisciplinary team advises a range of domestic and international clients on public law mandates. The firm is particularly experienced assisting companies from the energy, infrastructure and technology sectors with judicial representations, regulatory advice and public tenders.
  10. Vernalha Pereira
    4
    Vernalha Pereira
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Vernalha Pereira is noted for handling public tenders, concessions and PPP mandates. It is also experienced assisting with judicial disputes involving public law. The firm is gaining prominence advising a range of clients including government bodies and players in the construction and infrastructure sectors.
  11. Queiroz Maluf Reis Sociedade de Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 4
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Band 5
  1. Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados
    5
    Barroso Fontelles, Barcellos, Mendonça & Associados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Barroso Fonteles is regularly mandated by clients to assist with complex matters in the field, including public interest lawsuits, accounting proceedings before the TCU and regulatory work. The team is also well versed in strategic procedures in the civil sphere, bidding processes and concession contracts.
  2. Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
    5
    Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Cescon is a multidisciplinary team recognised for its experience in transactions and regulatory matters. The firm is regularly mandated by clients to assist with regulatory aspects of concession agreements and bidding proceedings. The team frequently advises clients from the energy, banking, and oil and gas sectors.
  3. DAL POZZO ADVOGADOS
    5
    DAL POZZO ADVOGADOS
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Dal Pozzo Advogados is noted for its growing expertise in public law, especially regarding complex concessions of highways, sewage and public water. The firm is regularly mandated by clients to assist with public consultation, bidding processes and administrative proceedings.
  4. Lefosse Advogados
    5
    Lefosse Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Lefosse Advogados is well regarded for providing assistance on regulatory matters and concession bids. The team also provides guidance on administrative proceedings. Clients from the sanitation, aviation and telecommunication field often seek their services.
  5. 5
    Mudrovitsch Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Mudrovitsch Advogados is frequently sought out to handle sophisticated disputes regarding concession bids and negotiations as well as to advise on contractual issues. Clients from the energy, construction and banking sector are part of its client roster.
  6. Tavernard Advogados
    5
    Tavernard Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Tavernard Advogados advised Ceres Inteligência Financeira and the Ministry of Economy in the development of a methodology to evaluate the performance of state-owned companies in the execution of public policies.
  7. XVV Advogados
    5
    XVV Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    XVV Advogados is well regarded for dealing with concessions, regulatory matters, and negotiations. The firm provides representation in public auctions and legal strategies to obtain governmental authorisations for the implementation of projects. The team frequently advises clients from the shipping, oil and gas, and transport sectors.
  8. Piquet, Magaldi e Guedes Advogados
    Public Law
    2023 | Band 5