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Leal Cotrim Jansen Advogados ― Leal Cotrim ― is a law firm specialized in Energy, Infrastructure and Oil & Gas.

Our clients, amongst which are renowned national and international companies of those sectors, count on the experience of our team and with the excellence of our services to structure and develop their projects, to obtain sophisticated legal consulting on day to day operations and resolve commercial and corporate disputes inherent to their activities.

The formation of joint ventures, the structuring of financing and the participation in tender procedures, privatizations, concessions and public private partnerships, the negotiation of construction, operation and maintenance agreements as well as supply of goods and services ones, the representation before regulatory bodies and the study of alternative tax structures, in addition to the representation in disputes arising from large projects, including before the Audit Courts, are services regularly provided by our teams from our Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices

Leal Cotrim is marked by the multidisciplinary education of its lawyers, which enables them to combine knowledge in public and private law to provide services in a fast, comprehensive and adequate to its clients’ needs.

Our Values

Leal Cotrim values unequivocal ethical standards and the uninterrupted pursuit for excellence and creative solutions for all clients’ projects.

We are committed to our clients and take pride in their successes and in our contribution to them.



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Rio de Janeiro

Av. Rio Branco, 108, 5º andar   Centro
20040-001   Rio de Janeiro   RJ
T + 55 21 3550 8080


São Paulo

Al. Ministro Rocha Azevedo, 456, 7º andar B   Cerqueira Cesar
01410-001   São Paulo   SP
T + 55 11 2528 3901