About this office:
Silveira Athias, Soriano de Mello, Guimarães, Pinheiro & Scaff – Advogados is one of Brazils' leading law firms, as well as one of the largest, with over 32 years of experience and excellence in virtually all areas of law. The firm focuses on legal services for companies, from small businesses to international corporations, in all of their dealings.
Initiated in Belém, Pará, Brazil, from the reunion of a group of lawyers with expertise in different areas, our office projected itself as a national reference for quality legal services, especially in the Amazonian region. Currently our office has over 250 collaborators, of which there are approximately 130 lawyers distributed among offices all over the country, as well as in the United States.
Due to our ample territorial coverage, we have been consistently listed by Brazil's premier law firm ranking (Análise Advocacia) as one of the largest firms in the country and the largest in the Amazonian Region. We have also been listed as the most admired law firm in various areas, such as: tax, environmental, civil, consumer, criminal and labor law; we were also listed by companies in the Banking and Food & Beverage sectors as one of the top firms.
Our firm has vast experience in the implementation of infrastructure, mining and environmentally based projects in Brazil, most notably in the Amazonian Region, dealing with all the legal aspects of this project, from initial negotiations and implementation to monitoring.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Environmental Law; Mining Law; Consultants for the Implementation of Projects in Amazonia; Oil and Gas Law; Regulatory Law; Infrastructure Law; Land Law; Civil Law; Commercial Law; Bankruptcy Law; International Contracts; Corporation Law; Consumer Law; Tax Law; Corporate Criminal Law; Labor and Trade Union Law; Class Actions and Small Claims; Administrative Law; Public Contracting; Family Law; Wills; Insurance; Economic Crimes; Economic Law; Labor Law; Telecommunications Law; Contracts; Energy; Criminal Law; Government Contracts; Bankruptcy.