Mundie e Advogados was established in 1996 to provide distinct and high-quality legal services. The firm is a full-service corporate law firm providing legal advice to international and Brazilian clients in all main areas of practice: corporate, finance, commercial, contract, administrative, regulatory, competition, litigation, labour, tax and environment. The firm has recognised expertise and has become a leading provider of legal services in relation to corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, finance, regulation and competition, concessions, public bids and governmental contracts.
The firm has offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. Many of the partners and senior associates have had professional experience in other leading US, European and Brazilian law firms. Several attorneys of the firm hold postgraduate and master’s degrees from foreign and Brazilian law schools. All of the attorneys of the firm are fluent in at least Portuguese and English.
The firm advises in every aspect of corporate life, offering a renowned expertise in corporate matters in regulated areas. On a day-to-day basis the firm assists clients in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and in the structuring of all sorts of foreign and local investments, including private equity and venture capital deals, formation of joint ventures, acquisition and divestment of companies or assets, real estate, intellectual property licensing and other transactions, performing due diligence, drafting and negotiating all types of agreements, as well as advising on antitrust and competition regulations and securities matters.
The firm has participated in several major financing transactions. It has substantial experience in assisting clients in any type of financing, including project finance, private and public offerings or placements of debt securities, governmental and multilateral agencies finance and trade finance.
The firm has a widely recognised practice in regulated areas, including telecommunications, electric energy, ports, highways and transportation, advising on matters covering all aspects of these industries. Particularly in the telecommunications area, the firm has been involved in a number of relevant projects in Brazil and has substantial experience in dealing with Brazilian regulatory authorities, having actively contributed to proposed rulemaking for the regulation of telecommunications services. The firm offers substantial expertise in the electric energy area, regularly assisting clients in contractual and regulatory matters, having been involved in a significant number of important acquisitions and project finance.
The firm is particularly active in representing clients in public bids, governmental contracts and concessions, including privatisations and public-private partnership projects. In such areas, clients benefit from the combination of the firm’s corporate practice and its experience in regulated activities. The firm’s competition group assists clients in highly complex antitrust matters including cartel and unilateral conducts investigations, merger control filings and compliance training (including anti-bribery training).
The firm has strong litigation, labour and tax practice groups, capable of advising clients in any matter in any of those areas, including consulting or judicial or administrative litigation and arbitration. Particularly regarding dispute resolutions, the firm has developed wide expertise in litigation and arbitration in regulated areas and regarding complex commercial and corporate matters.
The firm’s tax group is capable of advising clients on any tax matter, including consulting, tax planning and administrative and judicial litigation. The practice covers all corporate-related taxation matters.Av Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek 50, 18º andar
04543-000 São Paulo SP Brazil
Tel: +55 11 3040 2900
Rua do Carmo 7, 18º andar
20011-020 Rio de Janeiro RJ Brazil
Tel: +55 21 2517 5000
SAF/Sul Quadra 02 – Lote 02, Sala 201 Edifício Via Office
70070-080 Brasília DF Brazil
Tel: +55 61 3321 2105
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