About the Company

Mello & Travassos Advogados – MMA is composed by experienced lawyers who came from Brazil’s renowned largest companies and law firms with an intense concentration of practical expertise at the forefront of key sectors of the economy, with emphasis on energy, including clean and renewable energy, oil and gas; infrastructure; telecommunications; technology; waste and sanitation, water and natural resources natural in general; real estate and food and beverage industries. Since 2000, MMA partners have been named as leading lawyers by the most recognized international legal directories in several practice areas and industries, especially in energy (including renewable energy), oil & gas, mining, technology, and natural resources. With offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, MMA have also an extensive network of allied firms covering the most important capitals in Brazil and Latin America. During the past three decades, the attorneys of MMA have worked with and across the table from all of the world’s major global law firms. We cooperate strategically with Brazilian, Latin American, U.S., European and Asian law firms that reach more than 50 countries around the world. Our Asian desk has 12 year-experience in providing legal and tax advisory services to large Chinese and Korean groups doing business in Brazil. MMA provides legal consultancy and litigation services and has a substantial expertise in local and cross-border projects, investments and transactions, involving the formation of companies, joint ventures, partnerships and other forms of business alliances , preparation, review and execution of corporate, comercial, distribution, government contracts, privatization programs, public concession auction procedures, equipment procurement and construction agreements (EPC, EPCM, BOO, BOT, etc.); mergers, acquisition, sale, purchase, restructuring and reorganization of companies and assets; technology transfer and technical assistance arrangements; foreign trade, finance and investment; local and cross-border taxation, employment and expatriation of local and foreign technicians , executives and employees; corporate,commercial, energy; foreign investments, labor, tax and environmetal related litigation, arbitration and other ADRs, among other practice areas.

Our Services

Legal Advisory and Litigation Services, focused on key industries, including energy, oil & gas, mining, infrastructure, construction, shipping, international trade and investments, telecom and technology, real estate, beverage and food industry.

Advisory type

Legal (& Notary), Tax

Service line

Full Service Firm, Commercial Contracts, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy, Mining & Infrastructure, Environmental, Mediation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Regulatory, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Capital Markets & Structured Finance Taxation, Compliance & Reporting Services, Corporate Taxation, Country Tax Advisory, Customs & Excise Tax, Energy & Natural Resources Taxation, Import Duties & Exemptions, Indirect Tax, International / Cross Border Tax Services, Tax Controversy & Dispute Resolution, Tax Incentives, Tax Planning, Transfer Pricing, VAT/GST/Sales Tax

Legal Advice Legal Compliance Litigation Arbitration Construction & Infrastructure Energy and O&G Companies Technology Law Real Estate Law Food & Beverage Shipping Corporate & Business Law Mergers and Acquisitions Company Acquisitions Company Restructuring

Offices

Brazil

Our Snapshot

  • Average Rate: Higher Market ($$$)
  • Company Size (FTE): 11-50
  • Offices: 1