Tauil & Chequer unveils new public law partners
In mid-August, renowned full-service law firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados announced the hire of two new partners, esteemed attorneys Flavio Amaral Garcia and Henrique Rocha, in a move that bolsters the firm’s public law practice.
Hailing from highly specialized public law boutique Juruena Advogados, the new partners also bring to their new firm a seasoned team of counsel, which include Jessé Torres, Felipe Derbli and Rodrigo Zambão.
The movement goes in hand with Tauil & Chequer’s strategy of anticipating client's needs when doing business with the Brazilian government, which often includes complex regulatory discussions and strategic disputes.
The new partners
With over 25 years of experience in administrative law, Flavio Amaral Garcia holds broad expertise in bidding, administrative contracts, regulations and infrastructure matters. Academically, he holds a Bachelor of Laws from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), an LL.M. in Corporate Law from Universidade Candido Mendes (UCAM) and a PhD degree in Public Law from University of Coimbra (Portugal).
Mr. Amaral Garcia also acts as an arbitrator at the Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation of the Federation of Industries of Paraná – CAMFIEP, the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA), the FGV Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration and the Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation of Santa Catarina (CAMESC), as well as in a wide-range of disputes involving the Public Administration.
New public law partner, Henrique Rocha, brings over 20 years of experience in the legal market, with a strong focus in administrative and corporate issues, having previously led large-scale public-private business projects and sector-related arbitrations.
Academically, Mr. Rocha holds a Bachelor of Laws from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), an LL.M. degree in Business Law from Universidade Candido Mendes (UCAM), an MBA in Business Management and Corporate Finance from IBMEC and a degree from the Advanced Course in Legal-Political Sciences from Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa).
“We are noticing a change in attitude on the part of regulators when certain activities are transferred to private companies. To ensure the best support for our customers, we decided to increase our critical mass with the arrival of professionals with deep knowledge in matters that affect activities involving the public authorities in general, whether bidding or contracting, as well as administrative and/or judicial demands.", stated Victor Galante, managing partner of Tauil & Chequer Advogados.
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