Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados is a Brazilian law firm highly recognised for its practice in labour and employment law, tax, corporate, contracts, real estate, media and internet, corporate governance and compliance and dispute resolution areas. The firm’s attorneys have deep knowledge and wide experience in several industries, especially civil construction, infrastructure, steel, chemicals and food, energy, mining, agribusiness, healthcare, international trade, broadcasters, communicators, TMT and logistics.

As a result of the experience acquired by its partners at well-known Brazilian and international law firms and law schools, the firm also represents and advises clients in the structuring and implementation of foreign investments and deals in Brazil. The firm has offices in the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, covering the entire Brazilian territory.


Practice areas

Labour and employment: Structuring of profit-sharing and variable compensation programmes; due diligence and strategies to prevent and reduce labour liabilities; negotiations with unions and class agencies, intermediation in collective negotiations and during investigation procedures; assistance in labour health and safety issues; and representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, and in labour-related mediations.

Tax: Representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings; structuring and review of compensation plans and benefits (profit-sharing plans, stock option plans, retainer fee); tax planning and consulting; participation in leading cases in higher courts and presentation of oral arguments; review of tax procedures and ancillary obligations; draft consultations to the tax authorities in specific cases of uncertainty as to the interpretation of a given tax rule; application for special tax regimes and tax benefits; legal assistance in obtaining certificates of good standing in an efficient and timely manner.

Real estate: Assistance in purchase and sale of urban and rural properties; structuring of real estate projects and developments, including leases, built-to-suit, shopping centres, hotels and construction agreements; real estate due diligence; real estate financing and security; advice on investment funds and real estate credit securitisation; assistance and representation of clients in regular standing of real estate property and administrative procedures with real estate registry offices, local and federal authorities; and real estate-related litigation (including eviction, rent revision, possession actions, termination of purchase and sale commitment).

Corporate: Corporate restructuring operations; sale of assets; investment in emerging and consolidated companies; corporate documents and governance models; due diligence processes; and commercial and civil contracts in general.

Dispute resolution: Representation of clients in judicial and administrative proceedings, settlement negotiations and alternative dispute resolution methods; review of business practices and client’s potential or incurred liabilities aiming at reducing contingencies; credit renegotiation and recovery; due diligence to identify possible challenges and liabilities; and assistance in motions for validation of foreign decisions and arbitral awards.

Media and internet: Guaranteeing clients their right of free speech and the right to obtain and spread information; the rules and dynamics of the National Council of Self-Regulated Advertising (CONAR); representation of communication groups and entities that represent trade, advertisers, agencies and the representatives of the internet ecosystem and media in the defence of freedom of expression in civil society and government, and above all before the judicial branch; issues involving all communication media, including the internet, out-of-home media, videogames and apps; and numerous aspects of the business, especially those issues connected with the right to inform.

Corporate governance and compliance: Helping companies embrace all the necessary issues in their power structure, such as dealing with general meetings, boards and directorates; contemporary corporate issues such as gender equity, wage inequality, inclusivity, corporate social responsibility and respect for the environment; analysis of best measures that can be established in a company by knowing every client’s business, culture and operating mode; prevention/avoidance of conflicts that can arise from the relationship between owners and also between owners and agents; transparency, accountability, compliance and equality in the company; investigation and recommendation of measures regarding compliance.

Experts (by practice area)

Labour and employment

Alessandra Roberta Tavolassi

Bruno Galiotto

Carolina de Santana Neves

Celso Goulart Mannrich

Fábio Tadeu de Lima

Keoma Oliveira Amorim

Marcela Andrade Ferreira

Mirella Costa Macêdo Ferraz

Mônica Santiago Iezzi Tomiatti

Nelson Mannrich

Priscila Freire da Silva Cezario

Roberto Aguirre Rossetti


Breno Ferreira Martins Vasconcelos

Carla Mendes Novo

João Victor Emile Andrade Safieh

Josy de Oliveira Almeida

Maria Raphaela Dadona Matthiesen

Thais Romero Veiga Shingai

Thiago Filipe Bravo

Real estate

Daniel Cardoso Gomes

Mariana Parreira Giraldes

Vanessa Lira Dantas

Corporate: Cristiane Pedroso Pires

Daniel Cardoso Gomes

Dispute resolution

Carolina Tuoni Matias

Cristiane Pedroso Pires

Diogo Silva Marzzoco

Gilberto Martins Vasconcelos

Marco Antonio da Costa Sabino

Media and internet

Carolina Tuoni Matias

Cristiane Pedroso Pires

Diogo Silva Marzzocco

Marco Antonio da Costa Sabino

Corporate governance and compliance

Marco Antonio da Costa Sabino


São Paulo Office

Avenida Paulista, 1776 | 23º andar | São Paulo-SP | CEP 01310-200

Tel/Fax: +55 11 3737 7777

Uberaba Office

Rua Artur Machado, 174 | Cj. 210 | Uberaba-MG | CEP 38010-020

Tel/Fax: +55 34 3332 0300 |

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