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Firm Profile

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Firm Profile

São Paulo - SP

  • Profile
  • Al. Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 447
  • São Paulo - SP
  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
  • 01403-001

Firm profile submitted by Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Mattos Filho is structured to provide services to clients in different legal areas in a coordinated and integrated manner, working in multidisciplinary teams whenever necessary. This work dynamic allows the firm to deliver tailor-made solutions to its clients, thereby enhancing the understanding of their business and making them a valuable partner. Mattos Filho is a leader in more than 30 different practice areas and work continuously to ensure that all these practices are benchmarks for the market. Creation of industry groups and market niches, combined with the firm’s comprehensive knowledge of the market and its clients’ business needs, are examples of its efforts to stay at the forefront in providing legal services. The firm represents domestic and foreign companies, financial institutions, investors, multilateral agencies, investment funds, pension funds, insurers and reinsurers and nonprofit organisations.

Main Areas of Practice:

Acts of concentration and opposition in relation to the administrate Council for Economic Defence (CADE); analysis of antitrust-related risks and structuring of corporate transactions; investigations and administrative proceedings; leniency agreements and settlement negotiations; antitrust compliance audits and programs/ training; and legal proceedings.

Capital Markets:
Stock market and listed companies; financial transactions; investment funds; regulatory assistance; structuring and executing complex transactions; debt and financing; and securitisation.

Compliance, Corporate Ethics:
Internal investigations of alleged corruption, fraud and other wrongdoing; prosecutorial inquiries and enforcement actions, leniency agreements; development of compliance and training programs; anti-corruption compliance due diligence in the context of corporate transactions.

Corporate M&A:
Purchase and sale of companies and acquisitions involving control and minority equity interests (M&A) for private and listed companies; M&A for private equity funds; corporate reorganisations; corporate governance; joint ventures; and corporate consultancy.

Environmental law and climate change; audits; licensing and permits; environmental litigation; claims management; solid waste management and post-consumption liability; management of contaminated sites; market for environmental assets; forests, water resources and biodiversity.

Forestry Investments:
Purchase and sale of rural properties; land use rights; lease agreements; partnership agreements; development programs; purchase and sale of forests (stumpage); administrative defences related to land issues; administrative proceedings involving land legalisation.

Government Advocacy & Public policy:
Mapping the Brazilian political and regulatory scenario and its main players; analysis of legal, political and regulatory risks; monitoring the preparation and implementation of public policies and political decisions; government relations, social mobilisation.

Project development; project finance; administrative law; regulatory law; oil and gas; energy; mining; logistics; sanitation; and telecommunications.

Insurance, Reinsurance & Pensions:
Constitution and registration of local and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies; constitution of brokers; regulatory issues; policies; reinsurance contracts; affinity programs; distribution and bancassurance agreements; and claims regulation.

Intellectual property, Telecommunications and Information technology:
Structuring of technology and telecommunications companies; internet business; e-commerce; data privacy; copyright; licensing of intellectual property; technology transfer; franchises; trademarks; domain names; litigation; out-ofcourt settlements; purchase and sale of assets; telecommunications regulations and contracts.

Labour, Employment, Executive compensation:
Remodelling business deals; court and administrative proceedings; executive remuneration plans; advice on trade union matters; immigration; labour medicine and safety issues; and legal due diligence.

Life Sciences & Healthcare:
Regulatory matters; administrative and court proceedings; corporate matters and M&A; public contracts; productive development partnerships; trade, licensing and technology transfer agreements; clinical trials; biotechnology; and biodiversity.

Litigation & Arbitration:
Litigation and arbitration in relation to a broad range of areas of public and private law.

Oil & Gas:
Mergers and acquisitions; financing and IPOs; regulatory matters; structuring and implementing complex contracts; oil and natural gas E&P; midstream and downstream; and maritime.

Payment Methods:
Advice on the incorporation, licensing and authorisation of institutions and payment arrangements by the Central Bank of Brazil; regulatory advice to credit card administrators, certifiers, processors, payment facilitators, e-commerce gateways, aggregators, and virtual portfolios.

Private client:
Advice to family businesses and groups; governance practices; estate, succession and emigration planning; inventories; and tax advice for individuals and families.

Real Estate:
Assistance in developing and implementing real estate projects; purchase, sale and lease of real estate assets; audit; sale and leaseback; build-to-suit; land use rights; constitution of security in respect of real estate; advice involving indigenous communities and remaining descendants of slaves.

Administrative and court proceedings; private pensions; direct and indirect taxes.

Third sector, Culture and Corporate social responsibility:
Corporate social responsibility and family social investment; legal guidance for non-profit organisations, corporate restructuring; structuring asset funds, consultancy on administrative, tax, private pension and corporate matters; structuring of social businesses and impact funds.


  • Praia do Flamengo,
  • 200 - 11º andar,
  • Rio de Janeiro - RJ,
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • 22210-901
  • Tel +55 21 3231 8200
  • Fax +55 21 2262 6675
  • SHS - Q.6 - bloco C- cj A-sala 1901,
  • Edifício Business Center Tower,
  • Brasília - DF,
  • Distrito Federal
  • Brazil
  • 70322-915
  • Tel +55 61 3218 6000
  • Fax +55 61 3218 6090
  • 5th Floor, 32 Cornhill ,
  • London,
  • UK
  • Tel +44 (0)20 7280 0160
  • 712 Fifth Avenue – 26th Floor ,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • Tel +1 646 695 1100
  • Fax +1 646 695 1110