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Firm Profile

Mosimann-Horn Advogados

Firm Profile

Florianopolis - SC

  • Profile
  • Praça Pereira Oliveira, 64, 3.º Andar
  • Edifício Emedaux
  • Florianopolis - SC
  • Santa Catarina
  • Brazil
  • 88010-540

Firm profile submitted by Mosimann-Horn Advogados

Managing Partners: Rafael Horn
Senior Partners: Hélio Mosimann, Oswaldo Horn, Rafael Horn, Douglas Dal Monte, Rodrigo Horn, Fábio Kunz, Ítalo Mosimann and Lio Bocorny
Number of partners: 14
Number of other lawyers: 25
Number of consultants: 3

Mosimann, Horn has been a leader in the legal field for more than a decade. Such success is the result of the victorious union of 50 years of legal experience of Hélio Mosimann, a former Superior Court of Justice Minister, and more than 40 years of background as a lawyer of Oswaldo Horn in conjunction with the boldness and dynamism of Rafael Horn, in the legal field since 1997. Today the firm has a specialised and renowned multidisciplinary team of attorneys, working in numerous fields of law, with targeted solutions for each of the client’s needs, from the most simple to the most complex and exceptional.

Expertise in issues involving administrative misconduct, disciplinary proceedings, defending before government agencies and entities, government contracts, public ventures and public biddings.

Banking & Finance: Recognised experience in assistance, legal advice, litigation prevention and litigation on behalf of individuals, companies and financial institutions.

Consumer Rights & Civil Liability: The firm has represented a large number of individual clients and companies in significant cases involving consumer protection and civil liability. The firm has recognised experience from pre-litigation strategies to settlement negotiations, mediations and litigation.

Contracts: Extensive experience in drafting and negotiating a vast range of contracts and agreements for various clients in a large number of industries. Clients seek the firm’s advice from front-end strategic planning and structuring for transactions to managing the deal process through successful execution and closing.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions: Recognised experience and knowledge to assist clients in the establishment, organisation, merger, acquisition and dissolution of companies, partnerships, foundations and joint-ventures. Extensive experience in administrative and judicial litigation involving these issues.

Criminal: Recognised experience on Business and Economic Criminal Law, representing individuals and corporations in complex criminal prosecutions and internal investigations concerning a large number of crimes, including money laundering, public corruption, tax fraud, embezzlement, environmental crimes, among others.

Environment: Recognised experience in environmental litigation, representing the clients interests in administrative and judicial proceedings involving environmental matters. The firm also provides assistance and legal advice on matters involving environmental licensing and permit requirements of environmental agencies and government’s entities.

Family Law & Estate:
Mosimann, Horn has a wealth of experience in the prevention and solution of individual, family and inheritance conflicts, including the designing, drafting and re-drafting of strategic estate plans and also a vast experience in the courtroom, litigating divorce cases, child custody and guardianship cases, inheritance conflicts, among others complex issues.

Insurance: Recognised experience in insurance litigation, representing the clients interests in administrative and judicial issues. The firm has vast knowledge of pre-litigation strategies, mediations and mass litigation skills.

Labour & Employment: Vast knowledge of labour and employment issues with exceptional litigation prevention skills and extensive litigation experience in a wide variety of labour, employment and benefits matters.

Litigation: Recognised experience in litigation, with a strong trial capability, especially in Superior Courts (Superior Court of Justice – STJ, Supreme Court – STF and Superior Labour Court – TST). Specialised in managing complex litigation cases involving multiple claims.

Real Estate: Mosimann, Horn has a wealth of experience in consulting and advisory services to individuals and corporations on issues related to real estate, such as purchase and sale, lease and built to suit lease, among others.

Tax: The attorneys at Mosimann, Horn are able to develop tax planning, analysis and reorganisations and advising on tax incentives and promotional benefits, in order to reduce the tax liability. The firm routinely represents taxpayers in all levels of federal and state courts.

INTERNATIONAL WORK: Mosimann, Horn is prepared to assist clients in a wide range of foreign investments in Brazil, with staff fluent in English. Knowledge and experience necessary to provide the negotiation and drafting of international contracts, due diligence in domestic companies, structurisation of multinationals subsidiaries, analysis of trade issues, among others.

LANGUAGES: English, French, Italian, Portuguese (Native), Spanish.

The firm advises and represents clients in a broad range of sectors, including banks and financial services, insurance, oil and gas, real estate, construction and materials, energy and natural resources, retail and technology.


  • Praça Pereira Oliveira, 64, 3.º Andar,
  • Edifício Emedaux,
  • Florianopolis - SC,
  • Santa Catarina
  • Brazil
  • 88010-540
  • Tel +55 48 3222 37 38
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website :
  • Praça Pereira Oliveira, 64, 11º Andar, ,
  • Florianopolis - SC,
  • Santa Catarina
  • Brazil
  • 88010-540
  • Tel +55 48 3039 4515
  • Fax +55 48 3039 4515
  • Email : [email protected]