Brazil: Private Client 2017

We recognise 11 practitioners in this chapter who stand out for their exceptional work advising on domestic and international private client law.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Humberto de Haro Sanches Ulhôa Canto Rezende e Guerra Advogados, São Paulo
2. Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi TozziniFreire Advogados, São Paulo

MATTOS FILHO VEIGA FILHO MARREY JR E QUIROGA ADVOGADOS leads the research in this chapter with two practitioners highlighted for their strong work in the field.
Andrea Bazzo Lauletta is considered a tax specialist and is highly respected in the domestic market for her top-tier private client practice.
Alessandro Amadeu Da Fonseca continues to impress clients with his “professional approach” and “flexible solutions”. One source effuses: “He has a great ability to understand our specific needs and respond appropriately.”

Humberto de Haro Sanches at ULHÔA CANTO REZENDE E GUERRA ADVOGADOS is the foremost private client practitioner in the country. He is described by respondents as “a strong name in the field” and gains recognition for his excellent work handling succession planning, trusts and foundations matters.

At TOZZINIFREIRE ADVOGADOS, Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi draws widespread praise from international peers who consider her “one of the best in Brazil” when it comes to private client work.

NOGUEIRA PEGAS ADVOGADOSAndrea Nogueira Neves is widely recognised as a leading name in the Brazilian market and is noted for her world-class private client practice.

Camillo  Stefano Maria Sicherle at SICHERLE ADVOGADOS is a well-known figure in the space. He is highlighted for his first-rate work handling corporate, wealth management and succession planning matters for private clients.

At MACHADO MEYER SENDACZ E OPICE ADVOGADOS, Fernando Tonanni is regarded as “a responsive practitioner” and is noted for the high quality of his work in the field.

José Henrique Longo at POMPEU LONGO KIGNEL & CIPULLO is well versed in handling a broad range of private client matters, from tax issues to estate and succession planning.

At LACAZ MARTINS HALEMBECK PEREIRA NETO GUREVICH & SCHOUERI ADVOGADOS, Ricardo Lacaz Martins is a fantastic lawyer known for his strong expertise in private client arena.

Silvia Fazio at NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT frequently counsels clients on tax planning as well as a range of corporate and commercial matters and is widely sought after for her excellent work in the space.

Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro at KATZ ADVOGADOS is “a great lawyer” commended for his diligent and professional style. 

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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