IWRCF was, once again, included in the Chambers & Partners Latin America 2020 ranking.
The Consumer Law practice was highlighted by the publication:
What the team is known for Established group garnering a strong reputation for its activity in product liability mandates, including recalls and administrative proceedings before the relevant regulatory bodies. Expert at handling judicial cases relating to corporate damages caused by defective products and packaging requirements. Clientele includes players from the automotive, electronics and pharmaceutical industries, as well as food and beverages.
Strengths An interviewee appreciates that the firm’s lawyers “are very dedicated and have in-depth knowledge of the legal issues at hand, easily understanding the needs of a corporate client.”
Work highlights Represented a cosmetics company in a lawsuit filed by a consumer alleging that a beauty product marketed by the brand caused an extensive skin burn.
Ricardo Inglez de Souza – Competition
Founding partner Ricardo Inglez de Souza has experience advising clients on matters related to cartel investigations and abuse of dominant position practices. An interviewee appreciates that “he not only has extensive knowledge of Brazilian competition law but is capable of having a holistic view of other practice areas too,” adding: “He is an exceptional lawyer“.
Renato J. Cury – Consumer Law
Founding partner Renato Cury is endorsed by market commentators as “a very business-oriented and dedicated lawyer” who also is “really proactive in this market and in keeping himself up to date.” A client highlights his “excellent judgement,” adding: “He is responsive, hard-working and pragmatic.” He specialises in representing clients from the automotive, pharmaceutical and electronics sectors in product recalls and lawsuits.
Andréa Pitthan Françolin – Dispute Resolution (Litigation)
Sources describe Andrea Pitthan Françolin as “a very skilled and practical lawyer” who is also very “strategic, diligent and knowledgeable of civil and procedural law.” Françolin draws upon 15 years of experience to assist her clients with strategic disputes relating to civil law, offering noted strength in product liability cases.
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