Leal Cotrim Advogados

Leal Cotrim Advogados

Energy Our team has a long tradition of structuring and developing projects in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources. Oil & Gas In the Oil and Gas sector, our lawyers are specialists in legal affairs related to the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. Infrastructure Advising entrepreneurs, financiers and suppliers of goods and services in the implementation and development of projects in the most diverse sectors, such as civil construction, railways, shipbuilding, energy and oil & gas.

Leal Cotrim Advogados

Leal Cotrim Advogados

Leal Cotrim 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.


With a structure tailored to serve its clients in a personalized way, Leal Cotrim’s performance is performed in practically all areas of law in which business activity requires specialized and sophisticated legal advice.


At Leal Cotrim, the multidisciplinary training of its lawyers is remarkable, which makes them able to combine knowledge of public and private law to provide services in a quick, complete and appropriate to the needs of clients.

All Leal Cotrim lawyers have degrees from the best law schools in Brazil and many of them also have postgraduate degrees, including from universities in the USA and Europe.

Privacy Policy

Leal Cotrim Jansen Advogados (“Leal Cotrim”) is firmly committed to respecting the privacy of its members, clients and all individuals whose personal data we collect, store or process in any other way. Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person is personal data.

This Privacy Policy guides the processing of personal data by Leal Cotrim and disciplines the exercise of the rights of the individuals whose personal data are processed by Leal Cotrim and/or on behalf of Leal Cotrim. We kindly ask that you read it carefully before providing us with your personal data and every time you wish to know how we use your personal data.

1. How we process your personal data

All processing operations carried out by Leal Cotrim are compliant with the applicable laws, especially Law 13,709/2018 (“Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados”) and Law 8,906/1994 (“Estatuto da Advocacia”).

We only processes your personal data under the following legal basis:

(i) under your consent;
(ii) for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation;
(iii) for the performance of a contract for the provision of legal services or in order to take related steps prior to entering in such a contract;
(iv) for the regular exercise of rights within a judicial lawsuit, na administrative or arbitral procedure; and
(v) for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Leal Cotrim, except where such interests are overridden by your fundamental rights and freedoms which require protection of your personal data.

Visiting and browsing our website are anonymous. Regarding the use of our website, we only collect the personal data that are provided by you when you use the contact tool available on our website, under your explicit consent.

For your privacy to be preserved, if you forward you personal data to Leal Cotrim in order to be considered for one of our vacancies, they will be securely erased immediately after the recruitment process ends.

In any case, Leal Cotrim only processes the personal data that are necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and for the period that is necessary to do so.

2. How we protect you personal data

Leal Cotrim adopts technical and administrative measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access and from non-intentional or unlawful destruction, loss, modification, communication and dissemination. However, any security incident involving your personal data that may cause you significant risk or harm will be communicated to you and to the National Data Protection Authority – ANPD within a reasonable time.

3. Your rights as data subject

As a data subject, you have the following rights, subject to the provisions of article 7, II, of Law 8,906/94 and article 7, VI, of Law 13,709/2018:

(i) confirmation as to whether your personal data are being processed;
(ii) access to your personal data;
(iii) rectification of your personal data that are incomplete, inaccurate or outdated;
(iv) anonymisation, restriction of processing, or erasure of your personal data that are unnecessary, excessive, or processed in non-compliance with the provisions of the applicable law;
(v) portability of your personal data for the use of another services provider, in accordance with the regulations issued by the National Data Protection Authority – ANPD, subject to the protection of commercial and industrial secrets;
(vi) erasure of your personal data, except in the cases provided for in the applicable law;
(vii) information about public and private entities with which we share your personal data;
(viii) information about the possibility of not providing your consent for the processing of personal data and about the consequences of the refusal;
(ix) withdrawal of your consent, subject to the public interest that may justify the processing to continue or the existence of another legal basis that authorizes it; and
(x) opposition to any processing of personal data based on one of the legal basis that do not require consent, provided that there has been a breach of the applicable law, and subject to the public interest that may justify the processing to continue.

4. How you can exercise your rights

At any time, you can exercise your rights as a data subject by sending a request to encarregado@lealcotrim.com.br. Following confirmation of your identity, your request shall be answered within the legal term or, in the absence of a legal term, within a reasonable period.

If you receive our institutional newsletters and no longer wish to receive them, you can also unsubscribe through the link that we provide in every newsletter.

5. Changes to this privacy policy

This Privacy policy was drafted in accordance with the current laws and may be modified to better suit the applicable laws and regulations. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective as of the date indicated below.

01 December 2020