CFGS – Correia, Fleury, Gama e Silva Advogados is a dispute resolution boutique best known for handling high-stakes cases involving stockholder disputes, infrastructure and construction contracts, financial services, retail, as well as energy, telecommunications and oil & gas industries.
Our firm provides both litigation strategy, preparation and settlement advice and represents clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings. The firm is distinguished by the reputation and track record of its lawyers and its flexibility on fees and conflicts
.Amongst the firm’s clients are some of the largest retailers, banks and construction companies in Brazil, some of the major private equity firms in the world as well as international investors based in the US, Europe and the Middle East. 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, along with Letícia Barbosa e Silva Abdalla, has experience representing clients in proceedings administered by the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CAM/CCBC), Chamber of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration CIESP/FIESP, Market Arbitration Chamber (CAM-B3), and FGV Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber. The team represents clients across a range of sectors and has particularly deep experience working with companies in the energy, infrastructure, construction, oil and gas sectors, as well as retailers and real estate developers. The firm’s current caseload with parties or investments in Brazil involves all of these sectors and disputes that amount more than BRL 10 billion.
In addition, CFGS has extensive experience in successfully handling complex business disputes in federal and state courts, led by Rodrigo Ribeiro Fleury and Luís Antonio da Gama e Silva Neto. 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.