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Nascimento e Mourao


Nascimento e Mourão Advogados is recognised for its performance in specific areas of complex corporate needs. For over 20 years the firm has been offering full-service legal solutions to local and international companies in its comprehensive areas of practice, which includes compliance and ethics, M&A, negotiation, arbitration, litigation, commercial contracts, legal advice in local law, intellectual property, environmental law, biodiversity, biotech, GMO, life sciences, energy, bioenergy, gas, patents, public sector and labour law. It
has a highly skilled and committed team working out legal strategies guided by creativity, innovation and strong market knowledge.

The firm has contributed to the setup, operation and growth of several companies in Brazil. It helps buyers and sellers in M&A transactions, working alongside major auditing firms and building partnerships with renowned international offices.

Negotiation experts act across the board assisting in transactions and settlements of lawsuit, the client’s interests being their main priority.

Nascimento e Mourão has provided legal services to support generation, transmission, distribution and marketing in the energy sector, including in energy auctions procedures. Equally, it has helped companies devoted to the implementation of wind energy in the country.

In environmental law, the firm has a solid background in dealing with highly complex cases and studies, and mapping potential risks and impacts, in both preventive consultancy and litigation or administrative procedures.

Lawyers are also experienced in providing legal advice in matters such as carbon credit issuance, forest pollution, reverse logistics and regulatory. They have also exercised advocacy to aid congressmen in delivering better biodiversity and environmental laws. The firm handles the most important and the most complex biodiversity cases in the country. 

Nascimento e Mourão has two partners responsible for the environmental law area, Anita Pissolito Campos and João Emmanuel Cordeiro Lima. Both are recognised by Who’s Who Legal as leading lawyers in environmental law.

Nascimento e Mourão has a prominent position in the legal community and its team members have great experience as teachers, especially at GVLaw – Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School and on postgraduate courses. They also participate in relevant law societies such as the Institute of Lawyers of São Paulo, the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance, the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, the International Bar Association and the American Chamber of Commerce.

The firm itself has consistently been named one of the most admired law firms in Brazil by the largest corporations operating in the country.


English and Spanish.


General commercial contracts, international contracts, corporate, compliance and ethics, intellectual property, labour, environment, biodiversity, consumer, banking, energy, infrastructure, regulatory affairs, mergers and acquisitions, public sector, litigation, arbitration, mediation and negotiation, telecommunications and digital.


Diogo Moreira Street, 132 -18th floor (1805 / 1810)
Pinheiros - São Paulo/SP
Brazil - ZIP Cod 05423-010
Tel +55 11 2608-8300
Fax +55 11 2608-8302

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