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Tauil & Chequer hires another Mattos Filho partner
Tauil & Chequer hires another Mattos Filho partner

Tauil & Chequer hires another Mattos Filho partner

18 October 2019

For the second time in 2019, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has hired a partner from Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados – this time recruiting Rio de Janeiro-based environmental lawyer Luiz Gustavo Escorcio Bezerra. Bezerra, 39, joined Tauil & Chequer on 14 October. He returns to the firm where he worked from 2008 to 2014, bringing five associates with him.  

Mattos Engelberg adds firepower to antitrust offering
Mattos Engelberg adds firepower to antitrust offering

Mattos Engelberg adds firepower to antitrust offering

08 October 2019

Brazilian firm Mattos Engelberg Advogados has strengthened its competition department with a lateral hire from Motta Fernandes Advogados.

Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil
Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil

Major firms make a stand in ferocious battle for Avianca Brasil

18 June 2019

Some of Brazil’s most prestigious firms have been enlisted in a fierce legal battle for Avianca Brasil as its restructuring proceedings – marked by judicial deadlock, thousands of grounded flights and growing debt – gained renewed momentum on Monday.

Brazil’s Motta Fernandes poaches from DDSA
Brazil’s Motta Fernandes poaches from DDSA

Brazil’s Motta Fernandes poaches from DDSA

29 March 2019

Former Xavier, Bernardes, Bragança, Sociedade de Advogados (XBB) members reunite at Motta Fernandes Advogados following three insurance and insolvency partner hires.

IBA to push for human rights promotion and rule of law
IBA to push for human rights promotion and rule of law

IBA to push for human rights promotion and rule of law

15 March 2019

Worried about the declining respect for the rule of law around the world, International Bar Association president Horacio Bernardes Neto says Latin America is following this trend, citing Brazil and Venezuela as areas of growing concern.

The roadmap
The roadmap

The roadmap

25 January 2019

It has been a decade since the launch of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas, a call to action to expand pro bono across Latin America. We ask lawyers who wrote the declaration about its influence on the evolution of pro bono in the region and what’s needed for the next 10 years.

Three firms star in multiple Brazilian EPC and financing deals
Three firms star in multiple Brazilian EPC and financing deals

Three firms star in multiple Brazilian EPC and financing deals

08 October 2018

Faveret Lampert Advogados; Motta Fernandes Advogados; and Pinheiro Guimarães have advised clients in a string of construction and infrastructure deals worth more 1.5 billion reais (US$387 million) combined.

CADE settles with freight forwarding company
CADE settles with freight forwarding company

CADE settles with freight forwarding company

27 September 2018

Brazil’s antitrust enforcer has signed cease-and-desist agreements with global transport carrier DSV Logistics and its subsidiary UTi Worldwide in the freight forwarding cartel probe.

Siqueira Castro hires disputes partner from Motta Fernandes
Siqueira Castro hires disputes partner from Motta Fernandes

Siqueira Castro hires disputes partner from Motta Fernandes

20 August 2018

Siqueira Castro Advogados has rehired a disputes partner from Motta Fernandes Advogados.

Ex-Motta Fernandes and Lobo & Ibeas partners open new firm, while Xavier Duque-Estrada rebrands
Ex-Motta Fernandes and Lobo & Ibeas partners open new firm, while Xavier Duque-Estrada rebrands

Ex-Motta Fernandes and Lobo & Ibeas partners open new firm, while Xavier Duque-Estrada rebrands

20 August 2018

Two partners have left Motta Fernandes Advogados and teamed up with former partners from the now-defunct Lobo & Ibeas to launch a new five-partner firm, while Xavier, Duque-Estrada, Emery, Denardi Advogados has rebranded following the hire of Gustavo Brigagão and Delvio Denardi’s departure to Motta Fernandes.