Graça Couto Advogados was founded on decades of experience and prominence in the Brazilian legal sector.
The Firm was conceived by six former partners who worked together for over 15 years at one of the country’s leading law firms. With an impressive track-record in complex and high-profile legal matters, combined with the academic excellence of its team, Graça Couto is in an ideal position to provide top-level strategic and effective advice to its clients.
The Firm’s main practice areas include Arbitration, Corporate and M&A, Environmental, Litigation, Real-Estate, Tax and Urban Law. In all of these areas, the advice provided by Graça Couto Advogados contributes to a well-oriented decision-making process of its clients. It is the firm’s strength to identify and anticipate market opportunities and restrictions in order to provide expert counsel in risk prevention and mitigation. The team is pro-active in understanding its clients’ business across a wide range of industries and strives to provide tailor-made solutions.
Its litigation practice focuses on both private and collective lawsuits. Graça Couto Advogados’s portfolio holds many of the most relevant public civil legal cases in Brazil. The Firm’s advice ranges from conciliatory to strategic litigation, focusing on solutions that will ultimately add the most value to the clients’ business.
The corporate law practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, divestments, sale of assets, resolution of corporate conflicts, foreign investments in Brazilian companies and all routine corporate regulatory acts, documents and filings.