Mattos Filho is a Brazilian law firm structured to provide clients with high-quality services in a wide range of practices and industries in a coordinated and integrated manner. The firm allocates the best resources to meet its clients’ specific demands, working in multidisciplinary teams, whenever necessary. This dynamic allows the firm to deliver tailor-made solutions to its clients and enhance the understanding of their businesses, while remaining a relevant partner. Headquartered in São Paulo, the firm has offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, New York and London.
The consistent and fast growth of the firm in the past 27 years was built over a strong and close relationship with its stakeholders. Mattos Filho is a leader in approximately 30 practice areas and industries, working continuously to ensure that all these practices are benchmarks for the market. The firm assists local and foreign clients in Brazil and Brazilian companies doing business abroad. Its clients include financial institutions, investors, multilateral agencies, investment funds, pension funds, insurers and reinsurers, non-profit organisations, corporate entities, private clients and public and private companies from all economic sectors.
Mattos Filho is committed to developing its professionals by giving them opportunities, investing in their continuous education by providing them with more technical and practical training in their work as lawyers. Furthermore, a great number of the firm’s attorneys studied in first-tier law schools and worked in prestigious law firms in the Unites States, Europe and Asia.
The firm has been recognised by Latin Lawyer as a “high level full service”. Mattos Filho has been successful due to several factors. The firm has been fortunate in investing in the expansion of its capacity in segments that develop a lot economically but also in terms of its demand for legal services, tracking Brazil’s development, and innovating on multiple fronts, as well as engaging in relevant initiatives to benefit society as a whole. Innovation and entrepreneurship have always been present in the life of the firm. Mattos Filho has always looked towards the future by searching for the best opportunities and making the necessary investments to achieve results and transparently communicate its goals and performance. In addition, by listening to clients and paying close attention to market shifts, it has been able to anticipate and identify trends. This way of working combined with its corporate structure and governance gives the firm fundamental tools to establish strategic thinking and planning.
Mattos Filho has pioneered pro bono work in Brazil and expanded the scope of the programme to include individuals in light of the new Code of Ethics and Discipline published by the Brazilian Bar Association in 2016. With the new regulations, the firm has recently extended its work to include people in a situation of economic and social vulnerability, focusing on women’s rights, the rights of the LGBTQI+ community, refugees and applicants for refugee status, and ethnic and racial groups. With lawyers full-time dedicated to pro bono work, the Mattos Filho 100% Pro Bono initiative has also started working in the criminal justice system, offering free legal services at custody hearings and the correspondent proceedings in the higher courts.São Paulo
Al Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447
01403-001 São Paulo SP Brazil
Tel: +55 11 3147 7600
Fax: +55 11 3147 7770Rio de Janeiro
Praia do Flamengo, 200 - 11º andar
22210-901 Rio de Janeiro RJ Brasil
Tel: +55 21 3231 8200
Fax: +55 21 2262 6675Brasília
SHS – Q.6 – cj. A – bloco C – sala 1901
Edifício Business Center Tower DF 70316-109
Tel: +55 61 3218 6000
Fax: +55 61 3218 6090International officesNew York
34 East 51 Street
New York NY USA 10022
Tel: +1 646 695 1100
Fax: +1 646 695 1110London
5th Floor, 32 Cornhill
EC3V 3SG London UK
Tel: +44 20 7280 firstname.lastname@example.org