E.Munhoz Advogados is a boutique law firm focused on litigation (judicial and arbitration), corporate law and restructuring. It is not aimed to be a full-service firm, but rather dedicated to complex and critical matters in the aforementioned fields of practice. An important part of the firm’s policy consists in limiting the number of cases in which it is involved, prioritising quality rather than quantity.
The firm uses a multidisciplinary approach to obtain the best outcome for its clients in their biggest issues. This approach is reflected in a single, integrated team, without practice area distinctions. Team members are assigned to each matter as the case and context requires based on the relevance of their skills and experience.
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 past years, including Odebrecht Agroindustrial Odebrech Oil and Gas, Oi 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 JBS, J&F Investimentos, Neoenergia/Eletropaulo, Schincariol and Usiminas. In all 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 in Brazil, and has published numerous books and articles in the fields of corporate law and judicial restructuring.
Litigation and arbitration: the firm is active in judicial proceedings, arbitrations and administrative proceedings, especially regarding corporate, commercial and civil matters. The firm’s founder, Eduardo Munhoz, is on the list of arbiters for the São Paulo Stock Exchange (B3) Market Arbitration Chamber and also acts as an arbiter before the arbitration chambers of CCI, FIESP, CCBC, FGV and AMCHAM.
Restructuring: the firm advises investors, creditors and debtors in complex large-scale debt restructurings, in Brazil and abroad. The firm is active in workouts, extrajudicial restructurings and judicial restructurings.
Corporate and M&A: the firm is active in corporate and securities matters regarding relationship among shareholders, corporate governance, corporate reorganisations, complex M&A transactions and regulations of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM).
Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek 1600, 2º andar
São Paulo 04543 000
Tel: +55 11 3080 1930