E.Munhoz Advogados is a boutique law firm focused on litigation (in-court disputes and arbitration), corporate restructuring and corporate law. It is not aimed to be a full service firm, but rather dedicated to complex and strategic cases of its clients in the aforementioned fields of practice. The number of cases in which the firm is engaged is limited, in order to provide clients with the attention and care that high-profile cases demand. E.Munhoz privileges quality rather than quantity.
The firm is composed of a talented and entrepreneurial team of lawyers. From its birth it has an outstanding team of lawyers with diverse experiences and solid academic background, so that these professionals that are able to make the difference in the cases they work on.
In addition, each case involves lawyers of different areas of practice in (task-force) as needed. This multidisciplinary approach and the talent of the lawyers assure the firm’s capacity to provide creative and innovative solutions to its clients.
In fact, innovation is frequently accredited by the market and clients to founding partner Eduardo Munhoz as one of his strongest characteristics. Munhoz and other professionals of E.Munhoz have taken part in the largest restructuring (in court and out-of-court) cases in Brazil in the past years, including Odebrecht Agroindustrial Group, PDG Group, OAS Group, Eike Batista’s X Group, Rede and Celpa, as well as the most significant corporate arbitration cases involving Brazilian entities, such as Abilio Diniz-Casino, Schincariol, DASA and Usiminas, all of which have been nominated for Latin Lawyer. In all and each one of them, Eduardo Munhoz and his team have been crucial in building a creative and successful outcome.
The founding partner Eduardo Munhoz has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer. In addition, he is also a Professor of the Law School of the University of São Paulo, the most prestigious one in Brazil, and has published numerous books and articles in the fields of corporate law and judicial restructuring.
Main areas of practice
Litigation and arbitration: representation of clients in disputes derived from shareholding or corporate structures, as well as from complex business transactions. The team is prepared to advise domestic and foreign clients throughout the entire dispute, since the early stages until the enforcement of final awards by courts and arbitration tribunals.
Bankruptcy and restructuring: legal advice to creditors, debtors and investors in complex and large scale restructuring cases in and out of court. We have assisted domestic and foreign clients in strategic decisions in all matters related to restructurings or bankruptcies, including the negotiation and drafting of restructuring plans, the negotiation of debt financing and collaterals, the structuring and implementation of corporate transactions and the representation in court measures.
Corporate and M&A: legal advice and expert opinions in highly sophisticated corporate matters with an unremarkable knowledge of the Brazilian practice and Law.www.emunhoz.com.br
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