unitri

Our firm pairs expertise and
efficiency in legal services

We don’t cut corners:
we are dedicated and hard working

We are transparent and loyal –
we value long-lasting relationships

The
Firm

We challenge our team, encourage their development and reward their achievements.

Practice

Compliance, Corporate and Governance

We have relevant experience in national and international compliance matters, including development and enhancement of compliance programs, conducting internal investigations in multiple jurisdictions, assisting on due diligence of M&A operations, corporate acquisitions, and restructuring. Moreover, we lead negotiations with national and international state authorities for cooperation and leniency agreements, including those with multi-jurisdictional impacts.

We have a strong background in corporate and corporate governance advice for public and privately held companies, especially in the assessment and restructuring of corporate governance, implementing the best governance practices and robust and effective compliance programs.

Finally, we also advise our clients on business transactions, business entities, corporate structuring, and restructuring.

Infrastructure

We have solid experience in Construction Law, Contracts, and Projects. We advise sponsors, owners, contractor and subcontractors in all kinds of construction projects. We also have experience in Concessions, PPPs, and structured projects. We also assist lenders and creditors at all stages of financing and debt structuring.

Furthermore, we guide our clients through all types of administrative proceedings involving contracts with public entities and provide legal advice related to bidding procedures. We also assist our clients in dealing with regulatory agencies and other public entities, as well as representing them with legislative bodies.

Tax Law

Significant experience in administrative and judicial tax litigation involving complex and strategic cases of national and foreign companies in the Superior Courts and in Local Courts throughout the country, as well as in Administrative Courts at the federal, state and municipal levels.

Drafting of legal opinions regarding tax and tax procedural law matters, offsetting proceedings and the taxation of credits recognized by the Courts, besides advice in the subscription to amnesty programs.

Dispute Resolution

We have solid experience in complex commercial disputes in the oil and gas, construction, energy and natural resources sectors. We represent several clients in domestic and international arbitrations, as well as strategic litigation in civil, administrative, and criminal matters. Moreover, we have deep experience with cases that involve aspects of corruption, illegality, or other compliance issues related to the dispute.

Team

Publications

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Publications - 01/11/21

The Law 13.709/2018, Brazilian Data Protection Law (“LGPD”), represents a milestone in the Brazilian legislation, responsible for regulating the processing […]

Publications - 01/11/21

Under Brazilian tax law, when taxpayers pay taxes declared unconstitutional by the Courts, the Government has a duty of reparation […]

Publications - 11/10/21

The Brazilian Attorney General’s Office of the National Treasury (PGFN) reopened the deadline for subscription to the Tax Recovery Program, […]

CORPORATE
RESPONSIBILITY

We strongly believe that as members of the legal profession we must also act to improve the rule of law and contribute to society. That is why we encourage volunteer work through a goal of annual pro bono hours for all attorneys in the office.

Offices

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