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Diversity and Inclusion
are essential
values to our identity

We are genuinely committed to ensuring an equitable and respectful environment. In this regard, we value each individual and work daily to create an inclusive culture to provide opportunities for everyone to reach their full potential.

With this approach, we hope to impact positively not only our professionals, but also our clients, suppliers and the entire society. Our initiatives on race, gender, LGBTQIA+, PCD and pro bono seek to engage and promote diversity and combat discrimination and social inequality inside and outside the firm.

  • Racial

    Our aim is to increase the representation of black professionals and promote racial equity in all  managerial levels of the firm. We believe that awareness and education are the main tools to create a diverse and welcoming environment that encourages the development of all our professionals. We regularly promote debates and events on racial issues, seeking to disseminate and discuss  best practices for the effective inclusion and career progression of black and mixed-race professionals in our firm.

  • Gender

    Aimed at encouraging female leadership, we implemented a program dedicated to training our female leaders. We also promote internal actions to raise awareness to gender equality, and create and foster an inclusive environment in order to boost our women’s careers. We offer extended maternity and paternity leaves in compliance with the “Empresa Cidadã”, a federal government program

  • LGBTQIA+

    Our mission is to promote opportunities for the LGBTQIA+ population. We are focused on combating any form of prejudice or discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. We encourage awareness amongst our professionals in order to maintain a welcoming and respectful environment for any individual.

  • People with disabilities

    We promote a culture of diversity by raising awareness among leaders and teams to advance people with disabilities. We provide all the support for the development of skills and career progression for all professionals. We seek to increase the representation of people with disabilities at every level in the firm and make the workplace increasingly accessible.

  • PRO BONO

    Signatory to the Pro Bono Declaration for the Americas (PBDA). We encourage Pro Bono and support causes that contribute to society, education, social responsibility, culture, sports, health and the environment.

D&I

Diversity
and Inclusion
See our
partnerships:

  • Legal Alliance for Racial Equity

    Member of the Aliança Jurídica pela Equidade Racial (Legal Alliance for Racial Equity) and signatories of the Iniciativa Empresarial pela Igualdade Racial (Business Initiative for Racial Equality).

  • LGBT+ Business and Rights Forum

    Signatory firm of the Fórum de Empresas para a promoção dos direitos humanos LGBTQIA+ (Business Forum for the promotion of LGBTQIA+ human rights).

  • Business coalition to end violence against women and girls.

    Signatory firm of the Coalisão Empresarial Pelo Fim da Violência Contra Mulheres e Meninas (Corporate Coalition for the End of Violence Against Women and Girls) project.

Recognition


Chambers Diversity & Inclusion – Latin America 2019

Category: Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Lawyers

Chambers Diversity & Inclusion – Latin America 2020

Category: Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion (Of Counsel/Partner)

Selo Municipal de Direitos Humanos e Diversidade

Category: Transversality Good practices and promotion of D&I

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