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  • 4 July 2024

Rodrigo Junqueira re-elected as managing partner of Lefosse

After three years as Lefosse’s managing partner, the lawyer and administrator Rodrigo Junqueira was re-elected and and begins his second term, now in effect until June 30, 2028.  This is a time of accelerated growth for the firm, which has seen a 50% increase in its total number of professionals over the last three years, totaling more than 600 people, and is projecting double-digit growth in revenue compared to last year. It also won over 2,000 new clients and expanded its operations by investing in the expansion of its headquarters in São Paulo, as well as opening new offices in Brasília and Rio de Janeiro.

In recent years, Lefosse has climbed the rankings and won more than 550 recognitions for its professionals and the performance of its 23 practices, as a result of its full-service strategy. Today, in addition to being a reference as a transactional powerhouse, having advised on more than BRL 400 billion in transactions with an impact on the national and international markets, Lefosse has strengthened its legal teams to offer clients a complete platform with expertise in the most diverse market sectors.

“We’ve grown a lot and in a very planned and structured way. We have invested in areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Technology, Restructuring and Insolvency, Dispute Resolution, among others, and today we serve a new profile of client, who demands much more than mastery of legal issues, but, above all, fluency in the specifics of their sectors of activity, guaranteeing coverage of excellence from the technical and business perspectives,” says Rodrigo Junqueira, managing partner of Lefosse.

Lefosse has recently invested in a culture program that reflects the evolution and growth of the firm and lays the foundations for its objectives in the coming years. “This strategy guides our actions and boosts our presence in an environment of innovation and transformation,” explains Junqueira.

In order to better address the current demand and especially that of future generations in the job market, Lefosse has hired a data engineering team that works on measuring and monitoring the satisfaction indicators of the professionals in our office. The aim is to personalize the journey for each professional, taking into account their different profiles and career expectations.

“We are a business made up of people, who play a leading role in our growth and the quality of our deliveries. We are very attentive to our people,” says the managing partner.

New Executive Committee

In addition to Rodrigo Junqueira, the Executive Committee for the next term includes partners Carlos Mello (Corporate and M&A and Capital Markets), Gustavo Haddad (Tax, Dispute Resolution and Wealth Planning), Luiz Octavio Lopes (Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A), Ricardo Prado (Capital Markets) and Silvia Eyng, Lefosse’s managing director.

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About Rodrigo Junqueira

Rodrigo is the managing partner and partner in Corporate and M&A, Capital Markets and Private Equity at Lefosse.

He has extensive experience in capital markets operations including equity and debt, advising both issuers and coordinators. Rodrigo has used his knowledge of listed companies and regulations to develop a broad and successful practice covering M&A and private equity.

Rodrigo graduated in Law from PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo) and in Administration from FGV-SP (Fundação Getulio Vargas). He has international experience as an associate at Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York.

 

About Lefosse

With experience and a track record in emblematic cases in the most varied segments, we were elected by The Legal 500 as the best law firm of the year in Brazil, the highest recognition in the legal market. We are a firm with innovative thinking and accelerated growth. We work in a multidisciplinary way in more than 20 practices and have quadrupled our corporate staff in recent years, strengthening our legal team. Today, Lefosse is a complete platform for boosting business. Each of our professionals plays a fundamental role in strengthening who we are and what we value on a daily basis, and our culture is based on values and principles that guide all our decisions.

Practices: Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Competition and Antitrust; Compliance and Investigations; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Energy; Environmental; Infrastructure; Insurance, Reinsurance and Private Pensions; International Trade; Investment Funds; Labor; Life Sciences & Healthcare; Oil & Gas; Project Development and Finance; Public Law and Regulation; Real Estate; Restructuring and Insolvency; Tax; Technology, Data Protection and Intellectual Property, Wealth Planning and White-Collar Crime.


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