Firm profile submitted by Fialho Salles - Fialho Canabrava Andrade Salles Advogados
The Firm: Founded in 1996, Fialho Canabrava Andrade Salles Advogados is a law firm focused on providing advice to Brazilian and foreign clients on complex legal matters that require substantial expertise and multidisciplinary knowledge. From its interconnected offices in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, the firm advises clients in several industries. The firm’s goal is always to properly and pragmatically understand the business of its clients, so that its lawyers are able to offer and implement the most effective legal solutions. Fialho Salles’s team is composed of professionals with solid academic backgrounds, who have graduated from renowned universities in Brazil and abroad, not only in their areas of legal expertise, but also in complementary fields of knowledge, such as accounting, economics, business administration and international relations. Many team members have legal training and professional experience in leading global law firms in the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries, with which the firm has developed important strategic relationships. The firm believes its policy to encourage and support such professional development opportunities, as well as the international background of its professionals, are key aspects of its business strategy and an essential driver of success in the present and in the future. The firm strives daily to be the natural option of clients who seek sophisticated legal solutions and professionals who are available and committed to presenting them.
Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 90
Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese
Fialho Salles has a broad range of practice areas, which enable the firm to assist clients in any business sectors in Brazil. The practice areas are grouped in four departments within the firm, which work together to provide comprehensive advice and efficient solutions in accordance to clients’ business needs. In addition to lawyers focused on advising clients on business transactions, our dispute resolution professionals are allocated in each department, so as to take advantage of the specialised knowledge of substantive law that is required to deal with complex disputes.
Includes general corporate law practice, M&A, incorporated joint ventures, capital markets, corporate governance, private equity and venture capital.
Contacts: Luciano Fialho ([email protected]) Alice Dourado ([email protected]) Patricia Alvarenga ([email protected] br)
Private & Economic Law:
Includes infrastructure and construction projects (with a focus on private law matters), antitrust and competition law, international trade and customs, intellectual property and innovation, dispute resolution (comprising arbitration, complex judicial litigation, mediation and other ADR methods), and general advice on commercial transactions.
Contacts: Leonardo Canabrava ([email protected] com.br) Lucas Spadano ([email protected])
Includes public procurement, public-private partnerships, public service concessions, other governmental contracts, election law, land use and urban planning law, infrastructure and construction projects (with a focus on public law matters), advice on regulatory matters in several economic sectors, especially mining, water and sanitation, energy, healthcare, oil and gas, ports and transportation, and litigation involving the abovementioned areas.
Contacts:Érico Andrade ([email protected]) Gustavo Magalhães ([email protected] com.br)
Includes general tax law advice, tax planning and tax litigation.
Contact: Roberto Salles ([email protected]) Patrícia Lima ([email protected])