Here we recognise 15 outstanding practitioners for their leading work in the restructuring and insolvency space, spanning both advisory and litigation mandates.
Most highly regarded
Thomaz Bastos Waisberg Kurzweil Advogados receives three listings in this chapter.
Ivo Waisberg is a “standout name in the market” with an “excellent” reputation among market commentators as a result of his debt restructuring expertise.
With over 25 years of experience, Joel Luís Thomaz Bastos draws praise for his knowledge and experience of cross-border insolvency cases and complex litigation matters.
Bruno Kurzweil is distinguished by market sources as a leading figure in Brazil when it comes to handling complex corporate restructurings.
Pinheiro Neto Advogados sees three lawyers listed here.
The “excellent” Luiz Fernando Valente de Paiva is an internationally renowned practitioner who is singled out as a specialist on corporate reorganisations and liquidations.
Giuliano Colombo is a “very capable and ethical lawyer”, highly adept at handling complex insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings for Brazilian companies.
Eduardo Mattar is a leading light in the Brazilian restructuring market, commended for being a “fantastic lawyer” and a “restructuring expert”.
Felsberg Advogados’ Thomas Benes Felsberg is a “seasoned and trustworthy” lawyer, recognised by sources as “very experienced in insolvency matters”.
From E Munhoz Advogados, Eduardo Secchi Munhoz has been “a standout name over this past year” according to market commentators, who applaud him for being “very involved in the restructuring space”.
Paulo De Moraes Penalva Santos of Rosman Penalva Souza Leão Franco Advogados “knows the field very well” and has an “excellent reputation” among peers and clients alike.
The internationally renowned Fábio Rosas of Cescon Barrieu Flesch & Barreto Advogados is a long-standing figure in the market, well regarded for his knowledge of corporate law and experience of corporate restructurings.
At Soares Bumachar, Laura Mendes Bumachar stands out for her significant expertise in debt restructurings and dispute resolution proceedings.
Daltro de Campos Borges Filho of Ferro Castro Neves Daltro & Gomide Advogados is an “outstanding” lawyer with a wealth of “experience in corporate restructuring and insolvency proceedings”.