Vieira Rezende is a full-service Law Firm, composed by professionals with a multidisciplinary practice, representing clients in a wide range of sectors in both industrial and services activities in Brazil.
Historically, the Firm was established in 1995, at the same time that major changes were redefining the Brazilian economy. The young founding partners invested in creating a Law Firm capable of proving high-quality corporate and tax advice to a new business environment in a changing country.
Other areas of law have been added enhancing the Firm’ capabilities towards a full-service practice, accumulating tremendous experience during the years of privatization and public service concession, participating in historic operations such as the privatization of Vale, the privatization of the electricity sector and the telecommunications sector, as well as the restructuring of the financial and steel sectors.
Since its founding, Vieira Rezende has been representing or interacting with leading economic groups, financial agents, institutional investors and government agents, developing great expertise and securing its place among Brazil's leading business law firms.
Our teams have participated in some of the biggest deals that have taken place over the past two decades, building a successful track record of projects and cases in key areas of the economy, such as infrastructure, logistics (ports, airports, railways, highways), oil and gas, shipping and offshore. , electric sector, mining, agribusiness, heavy industry, financial and capital markets, education, technology, among others.
The firm has a prominent role in several areas of law practice, such as Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Infrastructure & Projects, Oil, Gas & Offshore, Maritime and Tax.
In 2011, Vieira Rezende and Wikborg Rein, a leading Norwegian Law Firm in the Oil, Gas & Offshore area, decided to establish an international alliance to provide a strong platform on which Norwegian and European companies could rely on for developing their shipping & offshore, oil & gas and infrastructure activities as a whole.
Vieira Rezende's Norwegian Desk benefits from this alliance due to both firms unique knowledge of international players in all areas of the O&G, Shipping and Offshore industries such as companies, banks, P&I clubs and certifying agencies.
Awards & Recognitions
The firm and our teams are frequently recognized for excellence client service advising national and international corporations, as indicated by rankings and publications that research the Brazilian legal market.
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