CFGS – Correia, Fleury, Gama e Silva Advogados is a dispute resolution boutique established to provide quality business litigation and arbitration advice and representation from a more specialized and efficient platform. The firm is distinguished by the reputation and track record of its lawyers and its flexibility on fees and conflicts.
The team has extensive experience in handling high profile and complex cases, representing a broad client base that includes major Brazilian companies involved in finance, infrastructure, construction, services and energy, as well as international investors based in the US, Europe and the Middle East.
Amongst the firm’s clients are some of the largest Banks and Construction Companies in Brazil, as well as some of the major private equity firms in the world. The team includes fluent Portuguese and English speakers, and lawyers who have worked at some of the leading Brazilian law firms.
The firm’s arbitration team, led by André de Luizi Correia, has Experience representing clients in proceedings governed by the Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM/CCBC), FGV Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber; Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration CIESP/FIESP, Market Arbitration Chamber (BOVESPA), as well as the ICC International Court of Arbitration. The team represents clients across a range of sectors and has particularly deep experience working with companies in the energy, infrastructure, mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and financial services sectors. The firm’s current caseload with parties or investments in Brazil involves all of these sectors and involves disputes that amount more than BRL 5 billion, arising from construction projects, operation and maintenance agreements, joint venture agreements, mergers and acquisitions and international sales contracts.
In addition, CFGS has extensive experience in successfully handling complex business disputes in federal and state courts. The firm has handled a wide range of cases, including construction contracts, telecom services, oil and gas exploitation, gas distribution, energy generation and distribution, corporate acquisitions, financial services, swap agreements, product liability, shareholder disputes, insolvency litigation (representing creditors and bondholders), insurance and reinsurance, and bank credit facilities. Even though the Firm ́s lawyers have a solid background in handling high-stake cases, CFGS also represents clients on medium-sized complex cases.