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Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados

São Paulo - SP

Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados - São Paulo - SP
  • Av. Paulista 1842
  • Ed. Cetenco Plaza
  • Torre Norte, 2º andar
  • São Paulo - SP
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 01310-923
  • Managing Partners: 3
  • Senior Partners: 3
  • Number of partners: 6
  • Number of other lawyers:  30

THE FIRM: Founded in 2004, GCN / Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados is a Brazilian full service law firm committed to excellence in rendering high-quality and effective legal services. Its local and international clients can rely on a team of expert attorneys with solid legal knowledge and multidisciplinary expertise, graduated from the most prestigious institutions in Brazil and abroad, who offer legal services in Portuguese, English, Italian, French and Spanish. The in-depth legal expertise of GCN / Gasparini, De Cresci e Nogueira de Lima Advogados’ team of attorneys has led the firm to become a reference in the country, thus demonstrating the solid foundations of its corporate structure. The firm’s multidisciplinary team, comprising 7 partners and 35 other lawyers, provides comprehensive legal services to national and foreign companies in the following practice areas: corporate and M&A; private equity; tax; timberland; environment and urban; dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration; bankruptcy and restructuring; public and administrative law; anti-bribery and corruption; employment and benefits; real estate; capital markets; intellectual property; regulatory affairs and insurance.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE: The firm has extensive experience in assisting national and international companies, providing effective solutions for their business operations. The firm’s legal practice is diversified and mainly focused on manufacturing, industrial and services; education; retail and consumer goods; timberland; life sciences, pharmaceutical and healthcare; private equity; military and defence; food and beverages; real estate; energy, agribusiness and third sector. Although providing legal advices on many different areas, members of the firm are constantly interacting and exchanging information among themselves, which has contributed to maintaining the firm’s high professional standard and excellence throughout the years.

LANGUAGES: Portuguese; English; Italian; French; Spanish

  • Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Pedro Paulo W Gasparini
  • Timberland Aldo De Cresci Neto
  • Tax Francisco Nogueira de Lima Neto
  • Litigation Helena Najjar Abdo
  • Employment & Benefits Daniel Domingues Chiode
  • Corporate Felipe Mavignier
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Marcus Phelipe Barbosa de Souza
  • Intellectual Property Jorge Miguel Arruda da Veiga
  • Environment & Urban Andreia Bonzo Araújo Azevedo
  • Real Estate Aldo De Cresci Neto
  • Life Sciences Francisco Nogueira de Lima Neto


  • Av. Paulista 1842,
  • Ed. Cetenco Plaza,
  • Torre Norte, 2º andar,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 01310-923
  • Tel +55 11 21 71 1300
  • Fax +55 11 21 71 1399
  • Website : www.gcnlaw.com.br
  • Avenida Tancredo Neves 450, Edifício Suarez Trade,
  • 16º andar, Sala,
  • Salvador - BA,
  • Bahia
  • Brazil
  • Tel +55 71 3340 0602
  • Rua Dona Alexandrina 1199, São Carlos,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • Tel +55 16 3307 1113

Dispute Resolution - Brazil

Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 6 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Compact team that punches above its weight by working in sophisticated litigation cases for large multinational clients. The firm is new to the rankings this year on the back of widespread endorsement from clients and peers alike.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"The quality of the work that the lawyers deliver is above average and their business vision is crucial in presenting the best solution to our problems."

Work highlights Advised ABB in a reimbursement action filed by an insurance company, which argued that ABB should bear civil liability over direct and indirect damages to one of its plants. The action was denied.

Notable practitioners  

New to the rankings, Pedro Paulo Wendel Gasparini is praised by clients for his commercial outlook and "outstanding" service.

Significant clients Siemens, ABB, GE, Independência.

Real Estate - Brazil

Basic facts about the department - 1 partner
 - 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Compact practice with broad strengths across a range of rural and urban matters within the real estate sphere, including commercial and residential developments, private investment funds and structuring agreements. Enters the rankings for the first time this year.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Its main strengths are attentiveness and a high level of technical capacity. The senior partners get involved in our cases and are able to explain complex juridical questions in accessible language."

What's new? PGG and Hausbau are new clients.

Work highlights Assisted Proteca with the acquisition of two areas for timberland-related projects.

Notable practitioners

Aldo De Cresci is the key client contact.

Significant clients VBI Timberland, RTG Timberland Group, Brasanitas, SPF Investimentos. 

Timberland Investment - Brazil

Basic facts about the department
- 3 partners
- 22 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Dominates the market with enviable in-depth industry knowledge. Acts for a multinational clientele of investors on matters ranging from the set-up of investment vehicles and rural real estate funds to due diligence, timber deeds, contract negotiations and environment and tax regulation.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)

"Business acumen and industry knowledge are high, advice is consistently sound and tailored to my needs, and I also highly value the direct access to senior partners. Indeed it is a one-of-a-kind law firm. Expertise is definitely something they can provide clients with." 

What's new? Marcus Phelipe Barbosa de Souza and Guilherme de Oliveira Santos have been made partners. The firm has opened a new office in Rio de Janeiro.

Work highlights Assisting REMASA Reflorestadora with the acquisition of timberlands by setting up a private investment fund.

Notable practitioners  

"Rainmaker in timberland issues" Aldo De Cresci receives glowing reviews from peers and clients alike. Sources enthuse about his availability, negotiation skills and dedication, saying they admire "his ability to close deals, in a thorough manner and the fact he is always present in all meetings and important moments."

Significant clients VBI Timberland, Campo Grande Bioeletricidade, REMASA Reflorestadora, Poyry Silviconsult Engenharia.