(Português) Lobo & de Rizzo é destaque no Chambers Global 2017
A edição 2017 do bem conceituado Chambers Global acaba de ser divulgada e destaca 5 áreas e 9 profissionais do escritório.
Corporate/M&A (Band 2)
Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability (Band 2)
Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Band 5)
Projects (Band 5)
Tax (Band 4)
Alexandre Siciliano Borges (Band 3)
Eduardo Martinelli Carvalho (Up and Coming)
Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli (Up and Coming)
In Hee Cho (Band 4)
José Orlando Lobo (Band 1)
Luis Fernando Guerrero (Up and Coming)
Marilda Rosado de Sá Ribeiro (Eminent Practitioner)
Energy & Natural Resources
Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra (Band 3)
Valdo Cestari de Rizzo (Band 2)
What the team is known for
Strong team of practitioners with considerable expertise in the full range of corporate matters. Offers comprehensive experience representing major domestic and international clients in highly complex deals, with particular knowledge of inbound investments. Excels in transactions relating to the agribusiness, food and beverage and energy sectors.
José Orlando Lobo is highlighted by clients, who comment that “he is extraordinarily articulate and his advice is fantastic.” Lobo is recognised within the market for his considerable strength in corporate and M&A matters with additional knowledge of capital markets and corporate structuring. He is often retained by international corporations as well as domestic clientele to handle cross-border work in this sphere.
Valdo Cestari de Rizzo receives high praise from clients, who consider him to have “great experience, an excellent relationship with clients and the ability to deal with very complex matters.” They also express appreciation for his negotiating skills. He is well versed in all manner of corporate and M&A transactions with particular strength in deals related to infrastructure projects. De Rizzo speaks fluent Italian.
Rodrigo Millar de Castro Guerra is held in high esteem by market commentators for his corporate practice. He excels in joint ventures and corporate contracts as well as M&A transactions for domestic, US and European clients. He is fluent in both Italian and Spanish.
Interviewees describe In Hee Cho as “an excellent lawyer,” and she is noted for her significant experience in complex corporate matters, with key strengths in advising foreign investors on inbound investments. She has good knowledge of private equity funds and routinely acts for clients from a broad range of sectors.
What the team is known for Regularly assists major players from the energy, mining and telecommunications industries with contentious cases involving commercial law, environmental matters and real estate issues. Well qualified to provide counsel on capital markets-related judicial and administrative disputes and cross-border arbitral proceedings.
Head of department and up-and-coming partner Luis Fernando Guerrero uses considerable experience in disputes to advise clients on contentious commercial, product liability and IP cases. He is respected among market sources for his capacity to produce “really good work.” Guerrero represents leading Brazil-based multinationals such as Coca-Cola and Mercedes-Benz.
What the team is known for Solid team acting for both national and international clients on the implementation and funding of infrastructure projects. Often advises large banking and finance institutions.
Sources describe Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli as “a good lawyer, who understands the matter.” One client notes: “He does very good work and is a very qualified professional. He has expert knowledge of a lot of issues, understands financial markets and projects, and has ample experience, including in international matters.” Sasdelli’s client portfolio includes some of the largest international companies operating in Brazil.
What the team is known for Distinguished practice with solid experience advising on the tax aspects of cross-border transactions and transfer pricing. Team’s broad tax capabilities span transactional advice, consultancy and representation in complex disputes. Notable track record acting for prominent clients from the automotive sector.
According to sources, Alexandre Siciliano Borges is “an excellent and very intelligent practitioner.” He garners recognition for his practice in transfer pricing and has noteworthy experience advising international players in the Brazilian market. Clients describe him as “the expert on transfer pricing in Brazil,” adding: “He doesn’t just say what the client wants to hear, he is bold enough to say what needs to be done.”
Eduardo Martinelli Carvalho is experienced in contentious tax work. He is widely endorsed by sources in the market, who note: “He is objective and focuses on getting the best results,” and go on to comment: “He is commercially minded in his approach.”
The up-and-coming Fabrizio de Oliveira Sasdelli of Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados earns praise from market sources for his valuable knowledge of debentures and unsecured notes. He advised Itaú BBA on the BRL30 million issuance of debentures by Idibra Participações. (Capital Markets)
Marilda Rosado de Sá Ribeiro of Lobo & de Rizzo Advogados is a “very respected” player in the oil and gas sphere, according to market sources, who also commend her long-standing dedication to the sector. Commentators praise her strong academic profile and impressive intellect. She is a former head of the legal department at Petrobras International and former director of legal affairs for Repsol Brazil. (Energy & Natural Resources)
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