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Anglo-Brazilian legal partnership set to launch next month in Brazil

Lex Anglo-Brasil, the Brazilian and English Lawyers Association, is set to launch in Brazil next month to encourage greater co-operation between lawyers from both jurisdictions.

A result of cooperation between the Federal Counsel of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Law Society of England and Wales, Lex Anglo-Brasil will officially launch on the 1st and 2nd December at events in the Salão Nobre of Ordem de Advogados do Brasil in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, respectively.

Brazilian Bar launches new Foreign Legal Consultant ID card

The Brazilian Bar Association has approved a new ID card scheme for Foreign Legal Consultants.

To receive the Foreign Legal Consultant ID applicants must provide the following to the relevant state bar:

Legal life in... Rio de Janeiro


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.