Brazil: Private Client 2016
Ten individuals stand out in our research for being among the elite practitioners advising on domestic and international private client law.
|Most Highly Regarded Individuals|
|Silvia Fazio||Chadbourne & Parke LLP, São Paulo|
|Andrea Nogueira Neves||Nogueira Pegas Advogados, São Paulo|
|Andrea Bazzo Lauletta||Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, São Paulo|
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados garners a double listing in this chapter. Andrea Bazzo Lauletta is described by clients and peers as is a “splendid professional” who specialises in tax law. Clients say her “broad knowledge and high level of skill make her an asset”. Alongside her, Alessandro Amadeu Da Fonseca stands out for the “high quality of his work”. He advises on succession planning and tax structuring issues among others, with sources saying he is a “gifted lawyer” and “as smart as they come”.
Chadbourne & Parke LLP is home to Silvia Fazio, who impresses clients with her “in-depth-knowledge” of private client law. Her “distinguished practice” includes advising private companies, private equity funds and family offices regarding their complex private client matters.
The “brilliant” Andrea Nogueira Neves at Nogueira Pegas Advogados has been consistently described as the “adviser of choice” by a number of respondents, for combining “brilliant commercial acumen” with his “insightful advice”.
TozziniFreire Advogados boasts the “excellent” Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi who is recommended for “always offering a straightforward and well-thought-out approach to complex issues”. She has specific expertise of intricate tax law and assists both domestic and international clients on a broad range of private client matters.
Humberto de Haro Sanches at Ulhôa Canto Rezende e Guerra Advogados focuses his practice on succession law and estate planning for high net worth clients. Commentators say he is “highly effective” and “very user-friendly”.