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Brazil: Corporate Immigration 2016

In this chapter we identify five leading individuals.

At Emdoc two lawyers stand out in the research. Renê Ramos heads the immigration outfit with an in-depth knowledge of the Brazilian immigration field gained over a 20-year practice. His advice is always “well prepared and solutions-oriented”, say respondents. Carolina Garutti is also highlighted at a well-regarded expert in immigration law by both domestic and international commentators.  

Two names receive praise at Veirano Advogados. The “terrific” Gabriela Lessa leads the firm’s immigration practice and has developed a strong portfolio of multinational clients in the in the pharmaceutical, mining, oil and gas, entertainment and hotel sectors. Maria Luisa Soter da Silveira is also a noted figure across the full field of immigration matters for an international client base.

At Berry Appleman & Leiden, Daniela Lima receives effusive praise from sources who say she is “always delivering for clients”. She has more than 10 years’ experience in Brazilian immigration law and her clients include many multinational companies looking to make executive transfers to Brazil. 

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