Founded in 1974, Lobo & Ibeas is a leading Brazilian law firm, engaged in the practice of all fields of business law.

With its permanent group of highly qualified professionals, Lobo & Ibeas renders a broad and encompassing legal assistance in business law, abiding by the highest standards of professional ethics. The firm’s lawyers are prepared to handle complex and sophisticated legal matters. The services rendered by Lobo & Ibeas include counselling, planning, legal strategic advice, assistance and participation in business negotiations, execution of acts and documents of a legal nature, representation before governmental sectors and defence of clients’ interests in administrative and judicial litigation and in arbitration. 

The permanent goal of Lobo & Ibeas is to maintain the excellence of its services notwithstanding the expansion of the firm’s activities. Special policies have enabled the firm to attain such goal and have ensured continuity, promptness and creativity in the rendering of legal assistance to its clients. Emphasis is given to the ability of the firm’s lawyers to work as an integrated team, thereby sharing their knowledge, experience and specialisation required to deal with the dynamic and ever increasing complexity of business, as well as the continuous legislative and judicial evolution.

Lobo & Ibeas adopts the policy of internally forming its own body of professionals. Its work force is mainly made up of lawyers who, while attending university, began their careers as student trainees and underwent intensive training at the firm. It is also a policy of Lobo & Ibeas to provide incentives and support to young professionals in the ongoing specialisation and improvement of their skills, including attendance on postgraduate courses abroad. The firm regularly holds courses, lectures and seminars to stimulate the sharing of knowledge and interaction among its lawyers.

The firm’s current clientele encompasses both international and domestic companies, including large enterprises in the mining and steel areas, commercial and service enterprises of various sectors, including real estate, shopping centres, hotels, engineering and civil construction, telecommunications and energy supply, industries in various sectors such as petrochemicals, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, beverage and soft drinks, as well as stock exchanges, banks and other financial institutions, corporate and business class associations, startups, investment funds, private equity funds and pension funds, among others.

Lobo & Ibeas is engaged in several different practice areas of business law, including arbitration, business recovery, capital markets and financing, competition/antitrust law and regulatory agencies, contracts, corporate and M&A, energy and oil and gas, environmental law, infrastructure, intellectual property, labour law, litigation, mining, private equity, public biddings and contracts with the government, real estate, shopping centres, social security law and tax law. 

Avenida Rio Branco No. 125, 21st floor
Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20040-006
Tel: +55 21 2517 6300
Fax: +55 21 2221 5070
Alameda Santos No. 2300, 11th floor
São Paulo, SP 01418-200
Tel: +55 11 3061 3088
Fax: +55 11 3061 3637

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