Brazil: Construction 2018

In this chapter we identify the nine foremost construction specialists in the Brazilian market who are known for their excellent work handling financing, public procurement, and regulatory and compliance issues.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Júlio César Bueno Pinheiro Neto Advogados, São Paulo
2. Ana Carolina Barretto Veirano Advogados, São Paulo

Toledo Marchetti Oliveira Vatari e Medina Advogados achieves two listings in this edition.
The “fantastic” Leonardo Toledo da Silva draws high praise from respondents this year as a “top-flight lawyer” whose expertise lies in the infrastructure sector, with strong experience in construction projects and M&A matters.
Ricardo Medina Salla is regarded as a “smart practitioner” who is “very active” in the construction dispute space. He specialises in ADR matters pertaining to construction and infrastructure matters.

Júlio César Bueno at Pinheiro Neto Advogados is an “extraordinary” construction specialist and “one of the best-recognised lawyers” in the field. He is praised by peers for his “outstanding work” as well as his “wide variety of clients in the construction industry”.

At Veirano Advogados Ana Carolina Barretto is considered a market leader who boast an “excellent” construction practice. She has considerable experience across the infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

The “exceptional” Thiago Fernandes Moreira at Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados is well regarded by peers for his significant experience in the development projects, and contracts pertaining to infrastructure and construction matters.

Cecilia Vidigal Monteiro de Barros of Motta Fernandes Rocha Advogados is “very well regarded” among peers in in Brazil for her extensive expertise in the construction market.

Mauro Bardawil Penteado at Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados is described as “a very important lawyer in the construction field” and an “excellent practitioner” by peers. His expertise lies in M&A transactions in the infrastructure and energy sectors.

Victor Madeira Filho of Madeira Valentim & Alem Advogados is “an outstanding lawyer” and comes “highly recommended” by peers in the market. He specialises in civil construction in both the private and public sectors across a broad range of matters.

Fernando Marcondes of LO Baptista Advogados is a “first-rate practitioner” with extensive experience representing domestic and international clients regarding large-scale infrastructure projects, as well as the negotiation of contracts and disputes.

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