Mannheimer, Perez e Lyra continues to be ranked as one of the best firms in Brazil by the 2024 edition of the Legal 500

26 Oct 23


The prestigious publication ranked the firm both in litigation and arbitration, stating that it offers “excellent service in the area of strategic litigation, including in proceedings begore the higher courts”. The publication recognized that the firm is “well placed to guide international clients through complex litigation matters in Brazil, and to act for domestic entities in an array of claims”.


According to statements given to the publication, partner Sergio Mannheimer “combines extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, has played a key role in several big-ticket corporate and insurance disputes in Brazil”.


Partner Tomaz Lyra, who was recognized once again as a “Leading Individual” in litigation, is said to have “excellent technical and strategic knowledge”, placing him “among the most competent lawyers in the country”.


Partner Marcela Levy was listed once more among the “Next Generation Partners” in arbitration, due to her “solid track record in international arbitration, most notably matters relating to the US”.


Partner Fernanda Aviz was described as a “key individual”, “whose experience covers civil and corporate cases in Rio de Janeiro and before the superior courts in Brasília”.


Partner Ricardo Ramalho Almeida was commended as “seasoned in commercial disputes, and has served as the sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairman of the arbitral tribunal in cases heard before CAM-CBBC, CAMARB and CAESP”.


The publication recommended partners Sergio, Tomaz, Marcela, Fernanda and Ricardo in arbitration. Sergio, Tomaz and Fernanda were also recommended in litigation.