Brazil: Restructuring & Insolvency 2017

We feature 12 practitioners who stand out for their excellent work advising on corporate and financial restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Luiz Fernando Valente de Paiva Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo
2. Thomas Benes Felsberg Felsberg Advogados, São Paulo
3. Eduardo Secchi Munhoz E Munhoz Advogados, São Paulo

PINHEIRO NETO ADVOGADOS sees two practitioners highlighted for their top-tier work in the field.
Luiz Fernando Valente de Paiva is internationally recognised as a leading lawyer in the field, and is praised for his particular expertise in bankruptcy law.  
Giuliano Colombo is a vastly experienced practitioner respected by peers and clients alike for his work handling restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings.

Thomas Benes Felsberg at FELSBERG ADVOGADOS is “a true specialist in this area” according to sources who regard him as “the Brazilian lawyer of choice”.

At E MUNHOZ ADVOGADOS, Eduardo Secchi Munhoz is “a very well-known and respected figure” in the Brazilian market. One respondent notes: “He is definitely one of the best lawyers in this area at the moment.”

Domingos Fernando Refinetti at STOCCHE FORBES ADVOGADOS boasts a strong reputation in the market and is frequently engaged in handling a wide array of bankruptcy and corporate reorganisation matters.

ROSMAN PENALVA SOUZA LEÃO FRANCO ADVOGADOSPaulo De Moraes Penalva Santos is renowned for his work on major cases, and is commended by sources for his “great knowledge of bankruptcy law”.

Júlio Kahan Mandel at MANDEL ADVOCACIA is widely respected in the domestic market and focuses his practice on bankruptcy law and business recovery matters. 

At AZEVEDO SETTE ADVOGADOS, Lionel Zaclis is highly sought after by clients who describe him as “an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Ivo Waisberg at THOMAZ BASTOS WAISBERG KURZWEIL ADVOGADOS continues to impress market sources who consider him “an incredibly smart and well-respected lawyer”.

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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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