One of its primary areas of expertise and for what Porto Advogados is acknowledged, our Administrative Law department provides tailor-madeservices to our clients. Our team provides both permanent legal advice and administrative and judicial litigation assistance in the following matters, among others:
We are ready to assist your company in major decisions on investments and providing the following services:
We assist in the solution of judicial and arbitration conflicts in all areas of Civil Law, with emphasis on torts and personal liability from actions and facts, family and estate, banking, credit recovery, corporate, possession, property or condominium of assets and rights of any nature. We develop preventive and preparatory legal strategies as well as legal strategies for the extinguishment of litigation, aiming at reducing risks and obtaining better results in the shortest term.
We provide legal services on all regulatory aspects related to MME, ANEEL, ONS, CCEE and other agencies. We provide advice on structuring business models and power developments in the power industry, notably involving corporate, financial, regulatory, environmental, tax and contractual matters. We provide advice on judicial and administrative litigation, involving the interest of power utility concessionaires, permit and authorization holders in their various contexts, and structuring business for electricity generation, distribution and sale.
We draft, review and update codes of conduct, internal policies and procedures for any organizations. We also:
We provide preventive legal assistance to Human Resources departments, draft and review all types of labor contracts and internal policies (Profit Sharing plans, time bank, stock options and hiring bonuses). We represent both individuals and legal entities in judicial and administrative proceedings (Labor Prosecutors’ Office and Labor Inspections) regarding compliance with labor and social security regulations. We act mostly in complex and/or strategic proceedings, either due to the issue in hand, amount involved, litigating parties or potential attention that may be attracted.
We also provide the following services:
We provide advice on taxation, issue legal opinions on the interpretation of the Brazilian legislation, conduct analysis of opportunities for lawful tax planning. We also represent our clients in court and administrative proceedings regarding various discussions and theses submitted to Judicial Courts and the various administrative instances in Brazil. We also provide legal assistance regarding:
We assist in the organization of territory, including risk assessment, crisis management, environmental, land use and urbanistic compliance, and institutional relations for infrastructure projects and developments in the following areas:
We are in charge of the planning, licensing and judicial and administrative defense of projects with environmental impact. We also provide the following consulting services:
KEEPING UP WITH CHANGES! Relations between State and the third sector have been changing and required lawyers to become significant players in the discussions involved in such relations. Our legal team’s experience and practice that keeps pace with new requirements have risen legal standards and set legal services as important and decisive assets for third sector entities.
We practice in both consulting and litigation fields and address all legal issues related to non-profit charities, including those certified under Brazilian laws as Social Organizations [Organizações Sociais] (OSs) and Public Interest Civil Society Organizations [Organizações da Sociedade Civil de Interesse Público] (OSCIPs):
We meet the demands of entities engaged in health, education, culture, scientific research and technological development, as well as environment preservation, with emphasis on: