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Demarest recruits tax partner from BMA

Demarest Advogados has hired tax partner Fabio Florentino from fellow Elite firm BMA Advogados, amid historic amendments to Brazil’s tax system.

04 March 2024

Deal of the Year: shortlists for M&A, ESG and private equity

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the deals shortlisted in the private and public M&A, ESG and private equity categories of our 18th annual Deal of the Year Awards.

28 February 2024

Lavez Coutinho hires former Demarest tax partner

Just a couple of months after the firm launched, Lavez Coutinho has hired a former Demarest Advogados partner to boost its tax offering.

23 February 2024

Partner promotions on the up again after previous year’s dip

Latin Lawyer has recorded a slight increase in end-of-year partner promotions across Latin American law firms, while the number of female practitioners that have risen to the firms’ senior ranks is down compared to last year’s figures.

01 February 2024

Enauta buys QatarEnergy’s stake in oil block

Brazilian oil and gas group Enauta has turned to Mattos Filho to buy a minority stake in a deep water oil block from QatarEnergy for US$150 million.

22 January 2024

Demarest adds another Lobo de Rizzo partner to corporate group

Elite firm Demarest Advogados has hired a partner from Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to strengthen its M&A and capital markets offerings, just one month after three lawyers joined its senior rank from the same Highly Recommended outfit.

03 January 2024

Cescon Barrieu hires tax partner from Demarest

Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a tax partner from fellow Elite firm Demarest Advogados to its senior rank ahead of long-awaited reform, an appointment that marks the 17th addition to its partnership in 2023.

14 December 2023

Demarest absorbs arbitration boutique

Demarest Advogados has restocked its disputes offering by incorporating arbitration boutique Aprigliano Advogados, adding three partners to the practice group.

13 December 2023

Demarest adds three Lobo de Rizzo lawyers to partnership

Demarest Advogados has continued its recent streak of hiring and promoting talent by adding three lawyers from Lobo de Rizzo Advogados to the senior rank of its capital markets and M&A offerings.

05 December 2023

Demarest adds former government official to partnership

Demarest Advogados has strengthened its public, regulatory, infrastructure and corporate investigations offerings by hiring the former executive secretary of Brazil’s Ministry of Economy as partner.

29 November 2023

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