Curitiba – Paraná – Brazil
is a boutique law firm.
RCSampaio Advogados is a boutique law firm dedicated to providing legal support in national and international business matters. We have many years’ experience offering legal support to national and international clients, representing them in Brazil or abroad.
We offer legal support our clients in their business operations and strategic decisions. Our main goal is to understand the needs of our clients and those of their businesses, providing tailor-made solutions.
Our firm guides clients through the different aspects of M&A procedures, representing them; assisting in planning and implementing specific structures; getting involved in drafting and negotiating stock purchase agreements and shareholders’ agreements, as well as providing post-acquisition support.
Our team offers advice on the global marketplace. We will help you understand both Brazilian and international trade regulations and legislation, in order to overcome any barriers to trade. Clients are also offered advice on the important differences in negotiating deals in different jurisdictions. We will, moreover, assist with contracts governing your future business.
We draft, review, debate and negotiate commercial agreements, allowing clients carry out their transactions securely, in full knowledge of all risks involved.
We represent companies, shareholders, administrators and contracting parties in general business litigation and, more specifically in particularly complex arbitration proceedings. Our experience covers arbitration at the most prominent national and international arbitration chambers including the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (CAM-CCBC), ARBITAC, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR/AAA).
We offer our extensive expertise to various areas of agribusiness. Amongst the legal solutions we provide are drafting; reviewing and negotiating national and international contracts involving commodities; agricultural chemicals; product import and export, as well as representing clients in legal disputes and arbitration proceedings.
Our team has experience in various types of operations involving education and training companies, an area of business which requires in-depth knowledge and experience of industry-specific legislation and rules.
Logistics and Storage
Our team is well-equipped to serve clients involved in the complex activities of transportation, logistics and storage. We have extensive knowledge in international and national cargo transportation, as well as storage of various types of supplies or items, both liquids and solids.
and other industries
We provide legal advice to industry in general, including operational contracts; strategic decision-making on the contracting of distributors and commercial representatives, as well as guidance on setting up their own operation in Brazil or abroad.
Company innovation centers are constantly updating and working to develop new technologies, or to license existing technologies. We advise our clients on how best to protect the technology they have developed, how to license these technologies and on other ways of conducting their business in a secure manner.
Rui Carneiro Sampaio
Rui specializes in national and international business transactions, specifically in corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, and business contracts. He is an expert in strategic litigation and in arbitration involving national and international transactions, both as arbitrator and counsel.
He boasts solid experience advising on national and international transactions and has a successful track record working with multinationals in several jurisdictions. He has acquired extensive corporate experience acting as a member on various boards of directors, as well as representing shareholders both in Brazil and abroad.
Speaks Portuguese and English.
Luiza de Macedo Gebran
Luiza specializes in corporate law, national and international business and is experienced in business contracts and corporate transactions.
Renowned for her arbitration skills, she has received several national and international competitive awards. She currently serves as Executive Director of “Arbitac Jovem”, an affiliate organization of the Paraná Trade Association. Luiza is a member of the Young Arbitrators Board of the Brazilian Center of Mediation and Arbitration, and of the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná Study Group on Law and Economics.
Skilled in corporate and contractual transactions, data protection (LGPD), CISG, international law, arbitration, comparative law and law and economics.
Luiza speaks Portuguese, English and Italian.
How we can help you
We are here to support your business and strategic decisions from a legal prospective.
We are also committed to forming a close relationship with our clients, understanding their business, and being available when our support is required. As well as working with clients on special projects, we can also provide legal support for operational activities.