Firm profile submitted by Azevedo Sette Advogados
Founded in 1967, Azevedo Sette Advogados is known and recognized for providing clients with personalized assistance and offering effective and customized 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, Vitória and Recife. We are 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 recognized 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, Labor 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.
Recently, the Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) guide recognized Azevedo Sette Advogados and professionals as the best reference (Band 1) 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.
GPA – Grupo Pão de Açúcar, Andrade Gutierrez, Mapfre, Claro, Votorantim, Santander, Tyco, Localiza, Facebook, Cemig, Aethra, FedEx, CCR, Queiroz Galvão, Claro, Alusa, Galvão Energia, Banco Bonsucesso, Jaguar Mining, Mirabela Nickel, Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Zurich, Shiseido, Volkswagen, Sanofi Aventis, Medley, Globo, BSA – Business Software Alliance, Red Bull, Anglo American, Under Armour, Transunion, Pepsico, Twitter, Ferrero Rocher, Holcim, Rolls Royce, Cisdi, Comgás, Bombril, Diageo, Brookfield, DocuSign, Kaefer, Sky, Alcoa, Areva, Sascar, Paranapanema and others.