Motta Fernandes

Founded in 2005, this growing Brazilian business law firm, which joined LAWorld in 2011, is formed by a team of legal professionals coming from major infrastructure, energy, mining and insurance companies, as well as from renowned law firms. In addition to its head office in Rio de Janeiro, the firm has offices in the principal cities of Brazil, ensuring that the partners can provide legal services throughout the country. They have an office in the centre of the capital, Sao Paulo and in 2013 they opened a branch in the 3rd largest Brazilian city Nova Lima in the State of Minas Gerais.

The partners and their legal teams offer legal assistance across the business sectors of mining, exploitation, production, transportation and distribution of oil & gas, ports, terminals and railroads, generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of power and other alternative and renewable sources of energy, besides the research and mining. These activities are developed in synergy with the Environment, Corporate, Finance, Tax, Labor and Litigation areas.

Clients are Brazilian companies, foreign companies and their subsidiaries throughout Brazil. Their lawyers speak, English, Spanish and Italian.