Careers

Please fell free to submit a resume to our Legal recruiting Department at selecao@garciadesouza.com.br. We are looking for people who shares our values of:

Commitment;

Discretion;

Humbleness;

Honesty;

Proactivity;

Respect.

Practices

We represent and counsel national and international enterprises from various industries, as well as individuals, on the following areas:

Corporate Criminal Law and Internal Investigations

The Corporate Criminal Law practice prioritizes a strategic performance towards the client’s needs and cherishes discretion. We are prepared to deal with this new reality of criminal investigations that involves several public entities, as well as the press. There are several consequences, such as administrative sanctions, punitive damages, severe personal sanctions to managers and employees of the companies.
We act in an interdisciplinary and coordinated way in cases involving criminal prosecutions:
– juridical strategy: we involve lawyers with different backgrounds and, if needed, experts from other areas, to deal with those cases (experts on criminal law, corporate law, competition law, government sanction law, corporate ethics and compliance, internal investigations, regulatory and crisis’ prevention and management);
– Institutional Relations, when necessary: it is responsible for defending the client’s legitimate interests before public entities;
– Communication Agency, when necessary: we are constantly in touch with them, mainly, to advise on press releases.
We also advise clients on implementing strategies to avoid a possible criminal persecution.
Our team has a solid academic background and vast legal experience in acting in prevention and litigation, having represented various big and medium sized companies, and its managers, in this kind of demands.

Summary

Negotiation of Plea Bargains

Litigation

Legal Opinion concerning criminal matters

Government Sanctions and Regulatory Law

The practices of Government Sanctions and Regulatory Law encompass the following services:
– Strategic defense in administrative proceedings before regulatory entities, Ministries, CGU, Courts of Accounts, public prosecution and AGU;
– Negotiation of leniency agreements;
– Representation in proceedings involving government sanctions;
– Negotiation in terms of behavior adjustments;
– Judicialization of demands originated by administrative proceedings;
– Defense of the client’s legitimate interests before public power;
– Legal assistance in permission requests and administrative licenses, in addition to enquiries approaching the edition of administrative acts.
Our team has a solid academic training and vast legal experience in acting in prevention and litigation, having represented several big and medium companies in this kind of demands.

Summary

Administrative Proceedings

Negotiation of Leniency Agreements

Antitrust

The Antitrust practice focuses on client’s representation in conduct investigations and administrative proceedings initiated by the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), as well as in cases of judicialization of demands originated by administrative proceedings. We also perform leniency negotiations and agreements with CADE.
We always act in a strategic way and taking into consideration possible repercussions of CADE’s investigations to civil and criminal liability matters.
Our team has a solid academic training and vast legal experience in acting in prevention and litigation, having represented several big and medium companies in this kind of demands.

Summary

Representation in Administrative Proceedings

Negotiation of Leniency Agreements

Corporate Ethics and Compliance

The practice of Compliance and Corporate Ethics is directed to development of robust and effective compliance programs, to provide consultancy in the analysis of criminal and competition law risks. To this end, our team aims to comprehend the organization structure and its activities, in order to propose the best solutions in accordance to the clients’ needs, always in coordination with experts from different backgrounds.

Summary

Development of Compliance Programs

Strategic Litigation

The practice of Superior Courts and Strategic Litigation provides services of strategic representation of national and foreign clients in business and civil litigations. In addition, we offer the service of conflicts prevention, as well as, legal opinions in strategic cases.
Our team has a solid academic training and vast legal experience in acting in prevention and litigation, having represented several big and medium companies in this kind of demands and issuing uncountable opinions.

Summary

Legal Opinions

Litigation

Government Relations

We are aware that the Brazilian Government holds strong influence in business activities. Since the enactment of the Federal Constitution in 1988, more than 5.5 million of norms have been edited, most of which caused direct impacts in the companies’ daily routine.
Considering this scenario, it is considered important that the private sector establishes a constant dialogue with public power, following strict ethical standards, in order to present its agenda of interests.

Summary

Government Relations

Corporate Law

The Corporate Law practice has the primary function of giving support to the areas of Corporate Criminal Law, Compliance and Corporate Ethics, and Government Sanctions. The comprehension of regulations and business legal structures is fundamental to drawing preventive strategies or client’s defenses.

Summary

Legal Opinions on Corporate Law in strategic cases and preventive strategies

Environmental Law

The Environmental Law practices offers the following services:
– Representation of clients in legal demands involving environmental law;
– Representation of clients in administrative proceedings that involves environmental issues;
– Representation of private individuals and legal entities in cases encompassing environmental crimes;
– Preventive consultancy in order to avoid the practice of environmental crimes.

Summary

Representation of clients in legal demands involving environmental law
Representation of clients in administrative proceedings that involves environmental issues
Representation of private individuals and legal entities in cases encompassing environmental crimes
Preventive consultancy in order to avoid the practice of environmental crimes

Legal Opinions

The Legal Opinions practice is formed by a team with expertise in the development of complex legal researches directed to the elaboration of opinions, as well as to give support to our other areas. It exists in order to preserve the excellence of the services provided and to ensure valuable results for our clients and their businesses.

Summary

Legal Opinions

Legal Researches

Professionals

Contact

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Escritórios

Brasília | DF

+55 61 3225 0025
+55 61 99694 2353
SGAN 601, Lote H,
Ed. Ion, Conjs. 2030 a
2039 | 70830-018

Curitiba | PR

+55 41 3322 0088
Rua Heitor Stockler de França, 396, Ed. Neo Business, Conj. 1910
Centro Cívico | 80030-030

São Paulo | SP

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Rua Jerônimo da Veiga, 384
Ed. Platinum Office - 2º andar
Itaim Bibi
CEP 04536-001