AREAS OF EXPERTISE

The law firm Resende Ribeiro & Reis works with legal advisory and litigation in arbitration cases, helping clients before and during dispute resolution proceedings, with the purpose of offering legal solutions that preserve or achieve the clients’ rights.

The main services provided by this area are:

. Representation in arbitration proceedings and monitoring thereof;

. Drafting of arbitration agreements;

. Definition and drafting of arbitration clause;

. Drafting and enforcement of arbitration agreement;

. Preparing for arbitration proceedings, both in Brazil and abroad;

. Legal advice on ratification of foreign court sentences and arbitration awards.

The law firm Resende Ribeiro & Reis works with legal advisory and litigation in arbitration cases, helping clients before and during dispute resolution proceedings, with the purpose of offering legal solutions that preserve or achieve the clients’ rights.

The main services provided by this area are:

. Representation in arbitration proceedings and monitoring thereof;

. Drafting of arbitration agreements;

. Definition and drafting of arbitration clause;

. Drafting and enforcement of arbitration agreement;

. Preparing for arbitration proceedings, both in Brazil and abroad;

. Legal advice on ratification of foreign court sentences and arbitration awards.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados has broad experience in representing the interests involved in company reorganization, judicial recovery, and bankruptcy proceedings. The firm has professionals specialized in different areas of business law, allowing for multidisciplinary work teams.

This department offers the following services:

. Legal advice to companies in the process of renegotiating debts and restructuring;

. Filing and monitoring judicial reorganization proceedings , in and out of court;

. Defending companies in bankruptcy proceedings;

. Client representation in bankruptcy and judicial reorganization proceedings, in and out of court;

. Credit recovery.

Since 2002, Business Law has been regulated by Civil Law, which regulates private interests. Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados works in all areas and branches of Civil Law, for individuals and companies, giving legal advice and filing lawsuits.

This department provides the following services:

. Construction of contracts and standards, and effectiveness of legal transactions;

. Drafting of civil and commercial contracts: purchase and sale of merchandise, commercial representation, agency, franchise, assignment of technology, lien, distribution, commercial lease, power of attorney, lease, donation, services agreements, free lease, amongst others;

. Civil and professional liability;

. Supporting clients in business activities;

. Representation in lawsuits involving contractual disputes.

Brazil has had very modern consumer legislation ever since the enactment of the Consumer Code. In this scenario, Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados has expert professionals that keep themselves updated and are dedicated to acting in the prevention and solution of consumer litigation.

The main services provided by this area are:

. Legal advice in the negotiation, drafting and examination of contracts subject to the Consumer Code;

. Client representation in administrative proceedings before consumer law agencies;

. Client representation in proceedings subject to Consumer Code in Special Claims and District courts.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados provides intelligent and effective solutions to its clients regarding corporate law advisory. The firm has multidisciplinary knowledge, working closely with each client to find custom-made solutions for all types of corporate matters.

A vast range of services is available to clients:

. Structuring enterprises and incorporation of companies, including drafting of articles of incorporation, shareholders agreements, minutes of partners’ meetings, minutes of shareholders’ meetings;

. Structuring of business partnerships (joint venture) through specific purpose companies, consortium, and others;

. Legal advice in the purchase and sales of equity interest and corporate assets;

. Representing shareholders, partners, officers, and directors in corporate meetings;

. Legal advice regarding corporate problems and litigation;

. Legal advice for corporate routines;

. Corporate litigation;

. Restructuring of corporate groups, spin-offs, mergers, winding-up, and transformation of companies.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados provides expert legal assistance in the criminal area, in all Brazilian jurisdictions. The firm’s experts work not only in actions related to traditional Criminal Law, but also in actions arising from a new conception of Criminal Law, including environmental, tax, financial, economic, competition, social security, bankruptcy, and money laundering crimes.

The main services provided by this department are:

. Advising and representing clients in criminal investigations;

. Representing clients in criminal proceedings, including sentence enforcement;

. Drafting criminal reports and submitting them to the proper agencies;

. Acting as prosecution assistant in criminal actions;

. Filing private criminal actions;

. Urgent criminal advocacy, with around-the-clock assistance for monitoring of urgent restrictive measures, such as immediate arrests, motions for provisional release, motion for habeas corpus, seizure, sequestration, and others.

The Electoral Law department at Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados was created to meet the growing demands by clients in this legal realm, giving the divergent case law and sparse laws and ordinances, often contradictory.

In this area, these are the main services offered:

. Representation in actions to remove government officials from office and advisory services to city halls and government officials;

. Drafting of pleas, appeals, and other judicial measures;

. Representation in matters regarding electoral donations;

. Legal advisory to political parties.

The Inheritance Law at Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados works in two fronts: consultation and litigation. Consultation involves succession and equity planning. The firm also represents clients in all court matters related to estates and inheritance.

The main services provided by this area are:

. Advising on the definition and structuring of strategies for succession and equity planning, seeking the less costly alternatives that best suit allocation and protection of family equity;

. Advising and representing clients in probate proceedings, in and out of court.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados works in all areas of labor law, including administrative and court litigation. With experience and expertise, the firm acts in different types of litigation, giving personal attention to its clients, always pursuing excellence in results.

This department provides the following services:

. Litigation prevention strategies and representation in individual and collective labor suits;

. Support in individual, multiple, and collective labor suits;

. Representation in administrative proceedings before the Regional Labor Bureaus and the Ministry of Labor, and public civil suits filed by the Regional Labor Prosecutor’s Office.

Public Law is a very relevant area for Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados. Clients can rely on legal advice and litigation services rendered by experts in public law that can provide the following services, with excellence:

. Legal advice in public biddings, with examination of the call for bids and adoption of measures to protect the interests of the bidders, both in the administrative and judicial realms;

. Legal advice regarding public contracts;

. Representation in court, including class action, action for public misconduct, and public civil actions;

. Representation in investigations and inspections held by the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Public Finance Court;

. Representation in court and administrative proceedings in matters involving civil servant tests, legal regime, disciplinary proceedings and retirement of civil servants;

. Legal advice on government restrictions to private property, such as administrative requisition, historical preservation, easement, and expropriation;

. Drafting of newsletters, memorandums, and legal opinions.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados has plenty of expertise in real estate matters, providing full advisory services to big corporate groups, including real estate agencies and developers.

This department provides the following services:

. Legal structuring of real estate enterprises;

. Real estate developments;

. Legal advice in the negotiation, drafting and examination of real estate contracts: purchase and sale, lease, exchanges, partnership, turnkey, and others;

. Housing developments.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados are known for their expertise in solving sports cases involving individual and collective rights, acting in the interest of athletes, managers, technicians, and arbitrators, as well as defending sports leagues and federations, providing legal advice and court representation.

The main services of this department are:

. Legal advice on sports legislation;

. Legal advice to sports clubs and athletes regarding negotiation, drafting and examination of labor agreements, transfer of athletes, sponsorship, partnerships, and licensing;

. Advice to investors;

. Representing clients in all court instances;

. Representing sports clubs, athletes, and managers in proceedings before the Sports Justice Court – first and second instances;

. Legal advice to sports federations in legal matters related to their activities.

Resende Ribeiro & Reis Advogados works with tax law litigation and advice, with the purpose of creating solutions that allow its clients to optimize results and reduce the tax burdens involved in their activities.

In summary, this department offers the following services:

. Representing clients in court and administrative proceedings involving tax matters, at city, state, and federal levels;

. Draft legal opinions and answers to consultations on tax matters at the city, state, and federal levels;

. Tax law advisory.