Practice Areas

Practice Areas


We operate in the most significant business segments.

Our working structures cover extensively the overall Brazilian Territory , through our regional hubs located in the cities of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Porto Alegre and Manaus, also enabling us to provide not only assistance in all Courts where we work in the defense of the interests of our clients, but also to be there and where is needed.

Our commitment and engagement in providing specialized and qualified services granted us flexibility, business focus and ability to support and assist our clients in various legal and business matters.

We support clients in Merger Control preparation in the M&A processes seeking the best outfit in any potential restriction or limitation in the local Authority final decision.

In the Non-Compliance Investigations we are experienced in defense in Dawn Raids and the Competition Law proceedings before the local Authority, extended to related Criminal and Civil Investigations and Court cases - including Class Actions.

We encourage the preventive and Competition Law Compliance offering and executing an extensive training program for all exposed personnel including and not limited to Board Members, Representatives, Finance, Sales and Marketing.

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Christian Cardoso de Almeida

We support our clients in implementing Compliance, Data Protection & Privacy and Corporate Government programs, aligning these with the values and objectives of each organization.

This involves preparing, reviewing and updating Codes of Conducts and Anti-Corruption, Export Control policies, due diligences, the development and application of control tools, in addition to preparing and applying specific training sessions in all company organization levels and business partners.

We develop projects to implement technical and administrative measures in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); projects to think about the GDPR; data protection governance programs; monitoring, drafting and reviewing contracts, documents and procedures, including privacy by design and privacy by default approach. bank of hours for consultation; we carry out audits in data protection and information security; audits for the compliance of the HR sector; we act as Data Officer and DPO as a service.

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Ana Carolina F. de Melo Brito

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Christian Cardoso de Almeida

We provide overall support on negotiating, drafting and executing national and international commercial and public contracts.

Besides this, we also support with our legal services platforms, like Contract Management System, Contract Cycle, In house or Remote Secondment, Standardization, Legal IT solutions for massive contracting, among others, where the engage with our clients on stetting up, review and run tailored legal solutions for any business needs.

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Daniela Rondinelli Capani

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Christian Cardoso de Almeida

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Luiz Ricardo Giffoni

We provide overall Corporate Law support and advice, including advisory services for projects of domestic and foreign clients through the structuring and implementation of investment decisions, business incorporation, preparation of routine or special actions and Corporate Restructuring and also structuring Investments Funds.

In the M&A field we provide services in pure, down or upstream mergers, incorporation and spin-offs, joint ventures, negotiations with other companies, investors, besides all regulatory filing and approvals.

The Firm also advises clients in international business transactions, providing support for implementation of solutions regarding the establishment of companies in Brazil or abroad, or to expand their presence in domestic or foreign markets.

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Christian Cardoso de Almeida

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Daniela Rondinelli Capani

Trigueiro Fontes Corporate Criminal team defend corporations mainly and their representatives, support them in Corporate Fraud and other Corporate related Crimes and Investigations and Court Proceedings.

Our team provide the following services: guidance and defense of clients in Police pre-Court Investigations and/or Criminal Procedure, Congress and other Authorities Commissions our Investigations.

We to cover Tax evasion, Occupational Accidents, Environmental, Competition, Cartel, Consumer relations, Abuse, Copyright, Unfair Competition, Trade Marks, Patent Crimes or violations.

We provide tailor made training sessions for exposed personnel in product and operation regulations in the criminal angle, including Dawn Raid and Crisis Systems set up and implementation– in synergy with other Practice Areas teams where is needed.

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Fábio Henrique Catão Oliveira

Here we embrace our clients enthusiasm, fights and success and support them with the Fit - for - Propose and best legal solutions for Brazilian always challenging legal and regulatory environment.

Our professionals have outstanding expertise in litigation, being supported by dynamic strategies and multidisciplinary teams in special cases in order to act quickly in the interests of our clients, and also through preventive activities and negotiation techniques, always seeking an amicable solution for disputes.

The litigation, arbitration and overall counselling areas comprise the following activities: Commercial, Real State and Propriety, Banking; Healthcare plans, Insurance; Pensions; Consumer Relations; Recovery, Bankruptcy and Business Reorganization; Trade Representation; Securities; Contract and Public Bids Disputes.

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Ana Carolina F. de Melo Brito

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Fábio Henrique Catão Oliveira

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Larissa Oliveira Maranhão

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Manoel Duarte Pinto

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Luiz Ricardo Giffoni

We are focused on real estate integration in industrial and business projects. The academic diversity of our professionals allows them to take a differentiated and comprehensive business view, enabling projects to be prepared to anticipate and prevent regulatory, tax or environmental barriers. The Real Estate area includes the following activities: advice on Agriculture and Urban Real Estate transactions, planning, construction and real estate administration agreements, greenfield developments, fractioning, build-to suit, retrofit, condominium organization and overall land spin off operations.

Our lawyers are skilled on overall industry greenfield projects, structuring the legal embodiment for Project teams applying tailored solutions through EPC / EPC Turn Key contracts, Operation and Management, Supply, Logistics and Sales Agreements.

In the Power, Energy and Infrastructure fields, we support our clients in the legal design, filing and Governmental approval process, including regulatory permits, licenses and clearances for specific projects. In operation phase, we provide all needs of legal advice for power generation and distribution, including energy sale and purchase and related regulatory filing, renewal and control.

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Luiz Ricardo Giffoni

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Daniela Rondinelli Capani

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Christian Cardoso de Almeida

Due to its long and deep routes in Employment and Labor, our teams are structured to offer preventive assistance on individual and collective rights, as well as client attorneys in one of the Brazilian legal peculiar classics: overall Employment Court Litigation, Administrative Pre- Court Proceedings and Union Collective Negotiation Agreements or Litigation.

We provide legal counselling and advice in Statutory Employment & Labor Rules Compliance, Benefits, Pensions, Terminations, Re-Structuring Processes, Pre-Court settlements, documents package for Employees and Executive Expatriation, overall Audits, Due Diligence and liabilities management and review internal policies and compliance to Local Law.

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Juliana Oliveira de Lima Rocha

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Daniela Moreira Sampaio Ribeiro

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Victoria Espinheira Fainstein

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Ana Carolina Lago Bahiense

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Paula Leonor Mendes Fernandes Rocha

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Wallace Pedroso

Our deep and extensive experience in Environmental Law and Projects gave us an entrepreneurial and very technical mindset. We seek always to make business feasible and, whenever possible, avoid legal uncertainty. Our team covers all environmental matters such as water resources, soil, pollution, mining, forests, animals, handling and transportation of hazardous products, solid waste, atmospheric and climate issues, production and consumption.

The Environmental area includes the following activities: broad consulting in Environmental Health and laws and sustainability, supporting business activities and decisions, Environmental Licensing and Permits.

With regard to Environmental Liabilities we are experienced in due diligence, remediation projects legal strategy design and execution, negotiation with stakeholders. We also provide guidance and defense on inquiries lead by the Public Prosecution Offices, set up and support in Crisis Management Committees, Communication Review; administrative, pre-Court and Court Litigation in all legal levels.

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Ana Carolina F. de Melo Brito

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Christian Cardoso de Almeida

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Luiz Ricardo Giffoni

We advise our clients to protect and defend their ideas, identity, intellectual property rights, covering their trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyright, use licensing, technology, software, innovation, names, contracts and other internet-related issues and new technologies. 

Our practice in varied industries also involves us in complex issues of litigation in IP matters, transactions and advice. From market leaders to dynamic startups, we support customers to protect their market positions and maximize their intellectual property.

In addition, our qualified multidisciplinary team offers support, in a personalized way, providing the best legal solutions for our clients in the marketing, advertisement and in the media in general, or in the judicial and administrative proceedings, including related to the CONAR (Brazilian Advertising Self-Regulation Council).

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Gilberto Canhadas Filho

Our role the field includes advisory in bids and tender processes , administrative agreements, public-private partnerships, infrastructure projects, representation before overall government, regulatory agencies, general and sectorial regulators (ANEEL, ANATEL, ANTAQ, ANS, ANTT, ANVISA, among others).

Before Commercial Defense Authorities we provide overall monitoring of proceedings, representations and defenses in Accounting Courts. Beside this, we advice and lead legal preparation of consortiums, arrangements, management agreements and partnership instruments, as well as consultancy involving the Third Sector.

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Rodrigo da Fonseca Chauvet

Our Tax Team guides our clients in the overall challenging Tax environment in Brazil.

We perform tax planning advisory on specific companies’ transactions or operations, M&A review and design, Spin-Offs and Joint Ventures, Tax Incentives or Special Tax Regimes, Restructuring, Due Diligences and Auditing.

The Control Cycle support designed by our team covers Financial Reserves update and review, Corporations Auditing Cycles, Tax Management System, In house or Remote Secondment for Legal and Tax Departments, Processes Standardization.

Our deep knowledge, experience and attorney very successful skills are at our clients service in the peculiar Brazilian Tax Litigation environment in overall litigation before Administrative Authorities, Lower Courts, Appeal and High Courts, including Supreme Court. Our IT System for Litigation provides up-to-date data from all cases, standard and tailor made reports, with complete synergy with our clients systems and control cycles.

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Daniela Rondinelli Capani