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Brazil: Construction 2016

Nine leading construction lawyers are recognised for their top-tier work in the sector. 

Most Highly Regarded Individuals
Cecilia Vidigal Monteiro de Barros Motta Fernandes Rocha Advogados
Júlio César Bueno Pinheiro Neto Advogados

L O Baptista Schmidt Valois Miranda Ferreira Agel achieves two listings, including Ricardo Medina Salla. According to clients, Salla is a distinguished professional in the branch of construction law; he is “trustworthy” and “highly committed to achieving results”. Alongside him, the “sensational” Fernando Marcondes is noted for his “wide-ranging practice” that encompasses the management and negotiation of construction contracts, as well as construction-related arbitration and litigation.

Cecilia Vidigal Monteiro de Barros at Motta Fernandes Rocha Advogados is “a major player” in the Brazilian construction market assisting her clients across the entire project spectrum. She is highly sought after, thanks to her strong reputation as “a responsive and dedicated practitioner”.

At Pinheiro Neto Advogados, the “outstanding” Júlio César Bueno acts on the biggest national and international mandates, representing some of the world’s largest organisations in their global infrastructure and construction project. “He is absolutely the best construction lawyer in Brazil and one of the very best in Latin America”, effuses one respondent.

Victor Galante at Tauil & Chequer Advogados is recognised for his “strategic handling of complex infrastructure projects”.

Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli represents Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados. Considered “a go-to lawyer” when it comes to the financing of construction projects, he also wins praise for his “solutions-oriented approach”.

Ana Carolina Barretto at Veirano Advogados is widely recognised for her involvement in high-value infrastructure deals. She impresses with her “exceptional industry knowledge” and “practical advice”.

At Madeira Valentim & Alem Advogados, founding partner Victor Madeira Filho runs a “distinguished practice”; he is regarded as “one of the foremost construction lawyers in the country”.

At his own firm, Eduardo Grebler is “a highly respected individual in the sector”. He is known for his “keen attention to detail” and “resolute focus”, particularly when handling construction contracts. 

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