Manesco, Ramires, Perez, Azevedo Marques provides legal advice on public and regulatory law for the private sector and public authorities. The causes and projects are especially related to infrastructure, regulation, complex contracts and innovation.
The firm structures large commercial enterprises (concessions, public-private partnerships, EPC contracts) and acts in lawsuits, administrative proceedings and arbitration on behalf of its clients.
Since its foundation in 1991, Manesco has been acting in the most relevant infrastructure projects developed in Brazil. It has also played a key role during the institutional changes that took place in the country since the 1988 Constitution. Our team has about 60 lawyers, 22 PhDs and masters, all with solid training and extensive professional experience in various regulated sectors.
The firm also has experience in modeling concessions, public-private partnerships, for public or private entities (through "procedures of expression of interest"); in advising on bidding procedures; the preparation, negotiation and management of highly complex administrative or private contracts; the preparation of regulatory and institutional frameworks and arbitration procedures and other dispute settlement mechanisms; especially involving contracts concluded between the public sector and private companies.
Manesco also provides extensive advice on corporate and corporate law issues, including: the creation, modification, incorporation and merger of companies and consortium of companies; the elaboration and revision of commercial contracts, administrative contracts and EPC contracts; financing and securitization operations; conducting due diligence and risk assessment; and structuring and monitoring compliance programs and corporate integrity.
In addition to that, the firm has an experienced and specialized team in acting in administrative litigation, such as civil actions, administrative misconduct, popular actions and warrants, as well as defenses in proceedings before the courts of auditors, regulatory agencies, competition or antitrust control bodies and other public entities.
One of Manesco’s main focuses is the economic infrastructure sector: such as airports, highways, railways, urban transport, sanitation, ports, telecommunications, electricity, oil and gas, as well as infrastructure for public education services, health, street lighting, among others. Lastly, Manesco has spent efforts in sectors related to innovation, mainly in the areas of military defense, life sciences and personal data protection.
São Paulo: Av. Paulista, 287 – 7th floor – Bela Vista. Phone: +55 11 3068-4700.
Brasília: Setor de Autarquias Sul (SAUS), Quadra 1, Bloco N, Room 509 – 5th floor – Federal District. Phone: + 55 61 3223-7895.
Belo Horizonte: Sergipe Street, 925, rooms 801 and 802, Bairro Funcionários. Phone: + 55 31 3582-0285.
Rio de Janeiro: Av. Rio Branco, 01, room 2006, Centro. Phone: + 55 21 2263-6041.