The team represents clients across a range of sectors and has particularly deep experience working with companies in the energy, infrastructure, mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and financial services sectors.
The firm’s current caseload with parties or investments in Brazil involves all of these sectors and involves disputes that amount a couple of billion reais, arising from construction and infrastructure projects, operation and maintenance agreements, joint venture agreements, mergers and acquisitions and international sales contracts.
In addition, CFGS has extensive experience in successfully handling complex business disputes in federal and state courts. 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 and smaller-scale complex cases, involving strategic matters to its clients.
Our substantial litigation experience informs how we prepare all of our cases and helps us win better settlements whenever it is in our clients’ best interests. Indeed, many of our cases have involved successful settlement out-of-court.