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Batista, Fazio, Manzi & Milet Advogados

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Managing Partners: Walter Manzi, Lucas Batista, Luciano Malta, Rafael Fazio, Thiago Milet
Senior Partners: Walter Manzi, Lucas Batista, Luciano Malta, Rafael Fazio, Thiago Milet
Number of partners: 13
Number of other lawyers: 5

Contacts:
Corporate:
Walter Manzi, Rafael Fazio
Energy: Walter Manzi, Lucas Batista
Labour: Luciano Malta
Oil & Gas: Walter Manzi, Thiago Milet
Real Estate: Walter Manzi, Rafael Fazio
Tax: Walter Manzi, Lucas Batista, Thiago Milet

Firm Overview:
Founded in 2002, law firm Batista, Fazio, Manzi & Milet Advogados operates prominently in consulting and litigation areas of energy, real estate, tax, corporate, labour, oil and gas, becoming a reference in the national legal scenario for the optimisation of everyday practices of law firms, by providing services, particularly known for its excellence, commitment and speed, always with a highly personalised service, according to the profile and the area of expertise of each of its customers.
Among the firm’s differentials, it can mention: preventive culture; professionals with strong academic background, obtained in national and international reputation institutions; creativity in the creation of legal solutions with integrated and multidisciplinary approach to legal branches; direct contact with customers and partners; modern infrastructure, with extensive use of various technological resources available to the practice of law in order to provide dynamism and efficiency in the search for the desired results; personalised service, with intense involvement and dedication to the causes of its clients.

Main Areas of Practice:

Corporate:
The firm’s vast experience dealing with corporate law, concentrates in advising the clients on mergers and acquisitions, as well as on different aspects of financial market regulations, corporate law, legal (re)structuring and corporate governance. Combining regulatory and industry knowledge with extensive experience in negotiation, litigation, internal investigations, and securities law compliance, the group maintain its focus on practical results and solutions that are individualised for each client’s business and risks.

Energy/Oil & Gas:
Since 2007 the firm’s attorneys have also represented clients in the energy industry focusing on risk mitigation while providing governmental, regulatory, and compliance aspects of environmental and energy law.

Labour:
For over 10 years, the firm’s attorneys have offered corporate and private clients experienced, sophisticated, and cost-effective representation concerning all aspects of employment-related legal matters. It also provides subject-matter counseling to solve workplace challenges covering the entire range of labour and employment issues, such as: hiring, testing, compliance, anti-harassment and other employment law training.

Real Estate:
The firm’s real estate attorneys are experienced in all aspects of real estate transactions and proceedings centering on sales and acquisitions, title, land use, environmental, development, leasing, finance, joint ventures, restructuring and workouts, and litigation. Clients retain the firm to represent them in their various capacities in addressing complex title issues, conduct due diligence investigations and advise clients in a variety of real property matters.

Tax:
The group comes highly recommended for tax structuring and structured finance-related mandates, and is increasingly active in tax planning services developing mechanisms and suitable methods in order to achieve tax optimisation and efficiency. The firm’s contentious cases and tax compliance ensures that the clients are offered all the support they need in order to successfully manage their businesses by providing high quality, innovative tax solutions in the increasingly complex area of tax legislation and practice.

Languages:
English, Portuguese, Spanish.