Fields of expertise


Mannheimer, Perez e Lyra Advogados has broad experience in mediation and arbitration, both national and international, before the most prestigious Brazilian and foreign arbitral institutions, such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Brazilian Centre of Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA), the Centre for Arbitration and Mediation of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC), the FGV Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration and Chamber of Conciliation, the Mediation and Arbitration of São Paulo (CIESP/FIESP), and the Marker Arbitration Chamber (CAM), among others. It also acts in ad hoc arbitrations under the rules, e.g., of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law – UNCITRAL.


The firm is recognized for acting in some of the most complex arbitrations in the country, in which the results obtained arethe outcome of a strategy defined in a meticulous manner by professionals with profound legal knowledge and far-reaching experience in the area.


Mannheimer, Perez e Lyra Advogados has ample expertise in the recognition of foreign arbitral awards before the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), in addition to assisting its clients in the negotiation and drafting of arbitration agreements.


Lawyers of the firm are also listed as arbitrators before reputable national and international arbitral institutions.


The excellence of its professionals in the area is recognized by legal publications such as Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.


Mannheimer, Perez e Lyra Advogados occupies a prominent position in the litigation practice area due to the solid professional experience of its members in complex and strategic disputes involving the most diverse areas of the Law, with emphasis on Civil, Commercial, Corporate, Administrative, Constitutional, Tax, International, Insurance, Bankruptcy and Judicial Reorganization.


The firm’s activities in the litigation sphereinvolve the representation of its clients, both domestic and foreign, before different Courtsinthe country, both at the state and federal levels, in judicial proceedings in the first and second instances, and before higher courts.


Its partners are also recognized in this practice by legal publications such as Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.


Mannheimer, Perez e Lyra Advogados counts on a team specialized in corporate law and M&A and provides consulting and support in private equity deals, mergers and acquisitions, from the strategy definition to the negotiation and structuring of the deal, conducting legal due diligences and assisting in the drafting of documents for the operation.


The firm also acts in support of the routine activities and obligations of its clients, such as alteration of articles of incorporation, corporate restructuring, constitution and dissolution of companies, representation in shareholders meetings, drafting the relevant papers and conducting the filing and updating of registered data before the Federal Revenue Service, the Central Bank, Boards of Trade and the Brazilian Securities Exchange Commission (CVM).