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Firm Profile

Azevedo Sette Advogados

Firm Profile

Belo Horizonte - MG

  • Profile
  • Rua Paraíba 1000, Térreo
  • Belo Horizonte - MG
  • Minas Gerais
  • Brazil
  • 30130-141

Firm profile submitted by Azevedo Sette Advogados

Chairman: Ordélio Azevedo Sette
Managing Partners: Fernando A. Sette, Luiz A. Sette, Ricardo A. Sette, Luis Ricardo Miraglia Key Partners: Aldo de Paula Jr, Ana Paula Terra, Bruna Bouissou, Frederico Bopp Dieterich, Frederico da Fonseca Silva, Gustavo Magalhães Assis, João Capanema, Joyl Gondim de Alencar F., Leandra Guimarães, Leila Azevedo Sette, Leonardo Farinha Goulart, Leonardo Moreira Costa de Souza, Leonardo P. Lamego, Luanna Vieira de Lima Costa, Luiz Eduardo Salles, Marcelo Padilha Cabral, Marcos Augusto Leonardo Ribeiro, Mauricio Pernambuco Salin, Paulo A. Ciari de Almeida Filho, Paulo Marcos Rodrigues Brancher, Rafael Adler, Ricardo Barretto Ferreira, Roberto Mariano de Oliveira Soares, Roberto Ribas Wilson, Rodrigo Badaró de Castro, Tatiana Maria Silva Mello de Lima
Number of partners: 33
Number of lawyers: 245
Number of fee-earners: 485
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and others

Firm Overview:
Founded in 1967, Azevedo Sette Advogados is known and recognised for providing clients with personalised assistance and offering effective and customised legal solutions in a wide range of practices encompassed under business law (full service) in connection with client consulting and litigation needs, including legal and tax consulting, legal opinions, and legal sponsorship and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings. The firm’s reputation is a product of more than four decades of experience in the delivery of services to domestic and multinational companies, financial institutions, investors, and investment and pension funds.

Azevedo Sette Advogados currently operates out of seven regional offices located in the cities of Belo Horizonte, Brasília, Goiânia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Recife. The firm is also supported by an extensive network of corresponding firms in South America, North America, Europe and Asia.

The firm has a market-leading team, formed by professionals with vast experience. With a long track record of middle-market and large deals closed, Azevedo Sette has been one of the most active M&A firms in Brazil for the last 20 years and the leading force in driving public-private partnerships (PPP) in Brazil. Azevedo Sette’s experience has made the firm one of the most widely recognised and qualified full-service law firms in Brazil.

Awards and Recognitions from the Market, Clients and Legal Publications:
Azevedo Sette Advogados and its team are constantly being as leaders in Brazil in multiples areas of law, in particular in mergers and acquisitions, contracts, projects and infrastructure, civil litigation and arbitration, environmental, consumer law, mining, labour and employment, tax law, insurance, real estate, international trade law, TMT, among others, with numerous citations related to the quality and excellence of its services and professionals.

Azevedo Sette Advogados is listed constantly in the mergers and acquisitions rankings of leading publications, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Mergermarket, and Merril DataSite as one of Brazilian law firm with the highest volume of Merger and Acquisition deals.

For two consecutive years,, the Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) guide recognised Azevedo Sette Advogados and professionals as the best reference in private wealth management practice in Brazil.

The guide highlighted the work of Azevedo Sette assisting clients with matters arising from closely held business ventures and legal advice to investors on succession planning and tax planning.

Practice Areas
Mergers and Acquisitions
Administrative Law, Infrastructure, Public-Private
Partnerships (PPP) & Project Finance
Civil Litigation & Arbitration
Tax Practice – Consulting, Planning & Litigation
Corporate
Insurance, Pension Plans & Health Care
Real Estate
Foreign Investment
Mining
Succession Planning
Labour & Pension Funds
Economic Law, Antitrust & Regulatory Agencies
Banking & Capital Markets
Environmental Law
Intellectual Property
Telecommunications, Internet & Information
Technology
Commercial & Financial Contracts
Anti-Corruption, Compliance & Corporate Integrity
International Trade

Key Clients:
Mapfre Group, Amazon.com, Samsung, Gucci, Pepsico, Johnson Controls, Sanofi, Dairy Partners Americas (Nestlé Global), Lafarge-Holcim, Mastercard, Volkswagen, Microsoft, White Martins, Comgás, GE, Mercedes-Benz, Queiroz Galvão, Diageo, Santander, Samarco, Ser Educacional, Grupo Flytour, Tim, MiniSou, Zurich Group, Localiza Rent a Car, Grupo SBF, BNP Paribas, CCR Group, Petronas, Under Armour, Andrade Gutierrez, Komatsu, Netflix, Bombril, Grupo Falconi, Votorantim, Claro, Caedu, B2W, Sascar, Grupo Globo, Twitter, Fundepar, Alcoa, TransUnion, Shiseido, Grupo Toyota, Labtest, FedEx, Rolls Royce, Medley, Novo Nordisk, Red Bull, Anglo American, Ferrero, Eletronic Arts, Jaguar Mining

Contacts:
Luiz A. Sette
Tel: +55 11 4085 7613
Email: [email protected]

Fernando Azevedo Sette
 Tel: +55 31 3261.6656
Email: [email protected]

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions

Administrative Law, Infrastructure, Public-Private

Partnerships (PPP) & Project Finance

Civil Litigation & Arbitration

Tax Practice – Consulting, Planning & Litigation

Corporate

Insurance, Pension Plans & Health Care

Real Estate

Foreign Investment

Mining

Succession Planning

Labour & Pension Funds

Economic Law, Antitrust & Regulatory Agencies

Banking & Capital Markets Environmental Law

Intellectual Property

Telecommunications, Internet & Information

Technology

Commercial & Financial Contracts

Anti-Corruption, Compliance & Corporate Integrity

International Trade

Branches

  • Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek, 2041,
  • Torre E, 16º andar,
  • São Paulo - SP,
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 04543-011
  • Tel +55 11 4083 7600
  • Website : www.azevedosette.com.br
  • Rua Paraíba 1000, Térreo,
  • Belo Horizonte - MG,
  • Minas Gerais
  • Brazil
  • 30130-141
  • Tel +55 31 3261 6656
  • Rua 10, 250, Conjunto 507,
  • Edifício Trade Center,
  • Setor Oeste,
  • Goiânia - GO,
  • Goiás
  • Brazil
  • 74120-020
  • Tel +55 62 3093 4573
  • Av. Governador Agamenon Magalhães, 4575, 4 º andar,
  • Bairro Paissandu,
  • Recife - PE,
  • Pernambuco
  • Brazil
  • 50070-160
  • Tel +55 81 3019 0020
  • Avenida Rio Branco, 80,
  • 8º andar ,
  • Centro,
  • Rio de Janeiro - RJ,
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • 20040-070
  • Tel +55 (21) 3550-5900
  • Setor Hoteleiro Sul, Quadra 6, CjA,
  • Bloco C, Complexo Brasil XXI,
  • 20º Andar,
  • Brasília - DF,
  • Distrito Federal
  • Brazil
  • 70316-109
  • Tel +55 61 3035 1616