Cescon Barrieu Flesch & Barreto Advogados is one of Brazil’s leading law firms. The lawyers stand-out for their strong commitment to the representation of our clients’ interests and for their work in highly sophisticated, ground-breaking matters. The firm’s goal is to be the clients’ law firm of choice for their most complex legal matters and most strategic transactions and disputes.
Academic excellence and a global mindset are requirements to be part of the legal staff. The lawyers are trained to represent the clients’ interests with unlimited dedication, attention to detail and a business-aware approach. The firm handles the client’s matters - no matter how large or small - as if they were the most important of the client’s business or life.
Over US$ 176 billion in M&A transactions. (2015-2021 - source: Transactional Track Record).
One of the leaders in financing and debt securities.
Advice on more than 50 public equity offerings in the past five years.
Strong presence in over 25 practice areas across all industries.
Pinheiro Guimarães is one of the leading Brazilian firms in handling debt and equity issuances, syndicated loans, trade finance, mergers, acquisitions, structured finance, project finance, private equity, securitizations, investment funds, restructurings, bankruptcy, reorganizations, litigation and tax.
We are a high-performance legal firm and a strategic partner that provides innovative solutions for complex problems
We continue to rethink and challenge our own convictions and beliefs in order to practice law differently. We believe that innovation is vital to our ability to provide ever more assertive and effective legal solutions to Brazilian and foreign clients.
Our high-performance team combines its expertise in offering highly integrated, collaborative legal services that are renowned throughout the market. As the ideal strategic partner for anticipating trends and solving your most complex problems, our full-service model unites the best lawyers across more than 40 areas of the law.
We believe our professionals are vital to our business and that performance and well-being go hand in hand. That is why we prioritize a humanized approach to people management, caring for our people and developing their full potential.
For us, practicing law is a means, not an end. We stand for democratic access to justice, the defense of fundamental rights and have pioneered pro bono legal practice in Brazil, providing free legal services to civil society organizations with financial constraints and individuals in economically and socially vulnerable situations.
This is how we give back to society. This is how we drive transformation.