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Jorge Eduardo Gouvêa Vieira partner at Escritório de Advocacia Gouvêa Vieira shares his views about his legal life in Rio de Janeiro.

Doing legal business in Brazil: new guide for solicitors

exploringThe latest in our Doing legal business series looks at Brazil. The report, produced in partnership with Lex Anglo-Brasil, provides an overview of the legal profession, the legal services market and the regulations for foreign lawyers and law firms.

Law Society and Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil meet in Brasilia

brasilLaw Society president Nicholas Fluck met with his counterpart at the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, Marcus Vinicius Furtado Coêlho, to reaffirm links between the organisations and plan future initiaitves to link members.

Brazilian British Lawyers Exchange Programme launches

The Law Society and the Bar Council in partnership with the Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil (OAB) and Lex Anglo-Brasil are delighted to announce the launch of a new Brazilian British Lawyers Exchange Programme for young lawyers.

Law Society hosts president of Brazilian Supreme Court

ImageThe Law Society hosted the president of the Brazilian Supreme Court, Minister Joaquim Barbosa, during his London visit to meet with leaders in the English legal profession.

QLTS: Novo guia em português

Baixe a nova versão do guia do Programa de Transferência de Advogados Qualificados (QLTS, Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme) em português.

Rio 2016 Contracts Toolkit

The Law Society has worked with UKTI and CMS Cameron McKenna to produce a toolkit for UK companies bidding for Rio 2016 contracts.

The toolkit focuses on both providing an outline of key stages from pre-registration through to contract award, along with a detailed table of the required documentation that UK suppliers wishing to participate are required to submit.

Find out more.

Law Society hosts launch of Lex Anglo-Brasil

brasilThe Law Society was the host for the launch of Lex Anglo-Brasil, a bilateral association for lawyers with an interest in strengthening ties between Brazil and the UK.

Brazilian Bar elects new president

Marcus Furtado Coêlho has been elected as president of the Conselho Federal da Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, the Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB).

Debate to lift pro bono ban in Sao Paulo: hearing and petition

The public prosecutor’s office in São Paulo has called a public debate to consider the current ban on lawyers working pro bono for individuals in the state.