Head Office

Our Head Office differs from traditional past models, thus reflecting our concept of modern advocacy adapted to the changes of business profile in recent times.

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Lawyers

We are a single team of lawyers who share a modern, collaborative work environment without artificial stratifications.

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Fields of Expertise

Effective and recognized experience in litigation and advisory law.

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Contact us +55 (31) 2102-9400
ACTING

Taxes

We have legal professionals who also have training in accounting, so that preventive advice is complete and effective.

We act in the following areas:

– consulting, through the elaboration of Legal Opinions and statements, about doubts and tax contingencies related to indirect taxes, income, or incidents in foreign trade;
– Tax planning of business models that are operational or being formatted and implemented, seeking to maximize enterprise tax savings, within legal framework;
– Analysis of the legality and constitutionality of tax requirements, with the indication of appropriate measures for the recovery of undue taxes;
– Management of tax, administrative and judicial litigation;
– proceedings before Public Organs with the purpose of obtaining installment payments, special taxation regimes, formulation of official consultations on tax legislation and compliance with control measures;
– Preparation of due diligences to measure tax liabilities in acquisition, merger, incorporation, joint ventures, among others.

Labor

We provide advice to companies in compliance with labor legislation, in the development and prevention of disputes between employees and employers, and also in the labor litigation area.

Corporate

Our most traditional area counts with professionals who know in depth the business registration procedures of the Commercial Boards, conducting assemblies/ meetings of partners and management boards. Our lawyers act as members of the Board of Directors of large companies, acting as Presidents and Assemblies´ Secretaries.
Our routine:

– Proposal and follow-up of legal actions concerning company dissolution proceedings;
– Proposal and follow-up of liability suits against administrators;
– Preparation and execution of agreements among shareholders/quota holders;
– Due diligences;
– Mergers, acquisitions and divisions;
– Corporate transformation operations;
– Corporate organization of enterprises.

Medical legal relations

We work in legal structures of hospitals and medical clinics, health plans and legal relationships between doctors and patients.

Legal relationships between tenants and real estate owners

We specialize in drafting traditional, commercial and built to suit lease contracts. In the contentious area, we also work with renewal, revision and eviction legal suits.

Bankruptcy and business recovery

We have a large volume of lawsuits representing the interests of bankrupts and creditors. In the team, we have professors dedicated to the area and who have also worked as judicial administrators in bankruptcies before.

Legal structuring of undertakings

Our professionals have an extensive experience in the legal formatting of various kinds of projects. We participate and execute the legal structuring of land division, shopping malls, joint ventures, consortiums and partnerships.

Business Disputes

Issues related to Corporate Law have always been part of our office routine. We have outstanding performance in business disputes, with professionals that are teachers and masters in Business Law

Contracts

We provide advisory on the planning, preparation and conclusion of all types of civil and business contracts. In addition to advisory law, we have a prominent role in the litigation area, even with participation in legal suits involving international contracts.
We also sponsor legal actions related to bids and administrative contracts involving concessionaires and public service licensees.

Arbitration

We are supporters of CAMARB, the Brazilian Chamber of Arbitration and have sponsored several arbitration suits over the last few years at CAMARB, CAMINAS and the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. In addition, our lawyers, Thales Poubel Catta Preta Leal and Hugo Leonardo Teixeira have extensive experience in acting as presiding arbitrators and co-referees.

      ACTING



Taxes

We have legal professionals who also have training in accounting, so that preventive advice is complete and effective.

We act in the following areas:

– consulting, through the elaboration of Legal Opinions and statements, about doubts and tax contingencies related to indirect taxes, income, or incidents in foreign trade;
– Tax planning of business models that are operational or being formatted and implemented, seeking to maximize enterprise tax savings, within legal framework;
– Analysis of the legality and constitutionality of tax requirements, with the indication of appropriate measures for the recovery of undue taxes;
– Management of tax, administrative and judicial litigation;
– proceedings before Public Organs with the purpose of obtaining installment payments, special taxation regimes, formulation of official consultations on tax legislation and compliance with control measures;
– Preparation of due diligences to measure tax liabilities in acquisition, merger, incorporation, joint ventures, among others.

Labor

We provide advice to companies in compliance with labor legislation, in the development and prevention of disputes between employees and employers, and also in the labor litigation area.

Corporate

Our most traditional area counts with professionals who know in depth the business registration procedures of the Commercial Boards, conducting assemblies/ meetings of partners and management boards. Our lawyers act as members of the Board of Directors of large companies, acting as Presidents and Assemblies´ Secretaries.
Our routine:

– Proposal and follow-up of legal actions concerning company dissolution proceedings;
– Proposal and follow-up of liability suits against administrators;
– Preparation and execution of agreements among shareholders/quota holders;
– Due diligences;
– Mergers, acquisitions and divisions;
– Corporate transformation operations;
– Corporate organization of enterprises.

Medical legal relations

We work in legal structures of hospitals and medical clinics, health plans and legal relationships between doctors and patients.

Legal relationships between tenants and real estate owners

We specialize in drafting traditional, commercial and built to suit lease contracts. In the contentious area, we also work with renewal, revision and eviction legal suits.

Bankruptcy and business recovery

We have a large volume of lawsuits representing the interests of bankrupts and creditors. In the team, we have professors dedicated to the area and who have also worked as judicial administrators in bankruptcies before.

Legal structuring of undertakings

Our professionals have an extensive experience in the legal formatting of various kinds of projects. We participate and execute the legal structuring of land division, shopping malls, joint ventures, consortiums and partnerships.

Business Disputes

Issues related to Corporate Law have always been part of our office routine. We have outstanding performance in business disputes, with professionals that are teachers and masters in Business Law

Contracts

We provide advisory on the planning, preparation and conclusion of all types of civil and business contracts. In addition to advisory law, we have a prominent role in the litigation area, even with participation in legal suits involving international contracts.
We also sponsor legal actions related to bids and administrative contracts involving concessionaires and public service licensees.

Arbitration

We are supporters of CAMARB, the Brazilian Chamber of Arbitration and have sponsored several arbitration suits over the last few years at CAMARB, CAMINAS and the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. In addition, our lawyers, Thales Poubel Catta Preta Leal and Hugo Leonardo Teixeira have extensive experience in acting as presiding arbitrators and co-referees.

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Lawyers

Our team of lawyers is formed by professionals who, in addition to their effective advocacy experience, stand out as teachers in some of the best universities of the country, as referees and as consultants of large Brazilian and foreign companies.

The lawyers on our team were outstanding undergraduates and started out as trainees in the office.

WHO WE ARE

Effective and recognized experience in litigation and advisory law

CATTA PRETA LEAL is a law firm that values ethics, respect and a holistic view of Law.

The work environment is collaborative and does not have any kind of artificial stratification of professionals.

Our Head Office is in a region marked by intense business activity where some of the large law firms of Minas Gerais are situated.

By working in litigation and advisory law our firm provides permanent legal advice to companies from various Brazilian and foreign cities that have investments in the country, with confidence and excellence.

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