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Engineering - Litigation Support & Expert Witnesses - Brazil - 2020 Rankings

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Aequitas – Mediação e Consultoria: Top-tier Engineering Specialists
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Aequitas - Mediação e Consultoria

Team

Luiz Fernando Alongi and Fernando Manetta Gomes de Sá

Since

2010

Track record : Top-tier team widely reputed for its prowess providing litigation support to parties involved in strategic engineering-related disputes. Particularly well-equipped to act as forensic investigators, expert witnesses and technical assistants in major arbitral mandates. Key clients include leading arbitration chambers and construction companies.
Differentiation : Based in São Paulo, the team is led by partners Luiz Fernando Alongi and Fernando Manetta Gomes de Sá, who each have over 15 years of experience working within major engineering and construction companies. At Aequitas, they specialize in infrastructure-related arbitration, mediation, dispute boards and contractual consultancy mandates.
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Hormigon HECT Consultoria: Engineering Excellence
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HORMIGON HECT Consultoria

Since

2018

Track record : Leading consultancy firm recognized for its valuable experience supporting major clients from the energy, construction and steel mill sectors as an expert witness in high-value arbitrations. Well-placed to counsel corporate heavyweights on the analysis of engineering contracts, project auditing, forensic evaluations and risk mitigation issues.  
Differentiation : With offices in Belo Horizonte and São Paulo, Hormigon offers clients myriad specialized services including project management, construction planning consultancy, business compliance and environmental liabilities management. The firm’s strategic alliance with global players Ankura endows Hormigon with a truly international reach.
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HKA: Delivering Positive Outcomes
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HKA

Team

Marcello Guimarães, Hilton Junior and Guilherme Lima

Since

2017

Track record : World renowned for its independent consulting and advisory services on behalf of key clients hailing from the construction, manufacturing and technology industries. Noted for its expertise advising on economic matters related to investments and forensic accounting issues. Excellent track record delivering positive outcomes to clients from the public and private sectors.
Differentiation : With local offices in Rio and São Paulo, HKA is a global company consisting of over 500 expert witnesses, specialized advisors and consultants across its 50 offices in 19 countries. The firm’s portfolio includes major projects in fields such as infrastructure and oil & gas. In 2019, it acquired The Kenrich Group LLC, thus creating the largest construction claims consultancy in the United States.
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Mercatto Assessoria e Avaliações: Long-Standing Expert Witnesses
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Mercatto Assessoria e Avaliações

Since

1989

Track record : Excellent practice group known for its long-standing expertise assisting key names from the infrastructure, logistics and finance sectors with strategic engineering and environmental forensic investigations. Valued for its experience conducting complex economic, patrimonial and insurance assessments in Brazil as well as other Latin American countries.
Differentiation : Founded in 1989 and with offices located in the states of São Paulo and Mato Grosso do Sul, the team is captained by director general and seasoned engineer, Osório Accioly Gatto. With over 30 years in the market, Mercatto has truly established itself as go-to firm in both the engineering and economic assessment spheres.
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Ética Serviços de Engenharia: Three Decades of Superior Engineering Services
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Ética Serviços De Engenharia

Team

João Mendonça and Marcelo Corrêa Mendonça

Since

1989

Track record : Seasoned team of engineering experts which recently celebrated 30 years in the market and stands out for its wide range of excellent dispute resolution-related services such as litigation and arbitration forensics, expert witnesses and legal opinions. Client portfolio includes heavy-hitters such as Andrade Gutierrez, Anglo American, Usiminas and Vale.
Differentiation : With headquarters in Belo Horizonte, Ética Serviços de Engenharia is captained by founding partner and civil engineer, Marcelo Corrêa Mendonça. The company’s multidisciplinary team of experts consists of specialists from numerous fields such as civil, mechanical and environmental engineering in addition to law, geography and topography.
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