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Public Law and Regulation

A highly prepared team able to serve national and international clients

We have expertise in structuring projects involving public entities, such as joint ventures, partnerships, mergers and acquisitions of public assets, and provide assistance in public tenders and contracts.

Our team has extensive experience in privatization projects in diverse sectors though we specialize in telecommunications, airports, highways and public services. Lefosse is well-placed to assist Brazilian and foreign clients from the initial moment of due diligence, to the privatization process and post-privatization measures for implementing a project

We cover transactional aspects and litigious measures.

Our team is able to assist clients operating in regulated markets such as aviation, telecommunications, oil and gas, energy, media, logistics, ports, highways, railways, airports, public service concessions and PPPs, health surveillance, medicines and hospital products, food & beverage, defense, gaming & betting, and mining. As such, we have years of experience representing our clients’ interests before federal, district, state and local regulators.

Lefosse has a team specializing in litigation involving aspects of public law. We have worked with government litigation (administrative proceedings, bidding and audit courts or in lawsuits that require the review of administrative performance and public contracting), and matters of administrative improbity and corruption.

With a focus on infrastructure projects, our multidisciplinary team is efficient and brings a high degree of specialization to each of the investment and operation phases: modeling, privatization/bidding, financing, compliance with the regulatory regime, fiscal and contractual aspects, economic and financial rebalancing, as well as judicial recoveries and bankruptcies.

Our services:

  • Structuring and modeling projects with the public sector;
  • Advising on public tenders and contracts;
  • Representation before federal, district, state and municipal regulatory authorities;
  • Assistance to clients in regulated markets; and
  • Consulting on transactional aspects and litigation issues.