As a full service law firm with many renowned professionals in several fields, Vieira Rezende (VR) has the ability to unite multi-task teams to assist the highly skilled Litigation & Arbitration attorneys in solving complex disputes which require multiple knowledge.
Further to its recognized expertise in Corporate Law, the firm has been involved in some of the major corporate disputes in Brazil in the past two decades (including Court and administrative litigation and arbitration), by representing the interests of important pension funds, investment banks, international companies and foreign investors. VR has acquired singular expertise in advising investment funds portfolio managers on the handling of distressed assets.
The practice of the team also encompasses negotiation and mediation in a pre-litigation context, especially related to corporate, shipping and oil & gas disputes – e. g. by assisting oil companies in contractual claims against Petrobras. Some of its members are accredited mediators and founding partner Paulo Vieira is an active arbitrator for corporate matters.
VR also appears as one of the most active law firms in the energy dispute resolution field, with two of most relevant entities of the sector as long term clients: CCEE (Câmara Comercializadora de Energia Elétrica) and the ONS (Operador Nacional do Sistema Elétrico).