As the seventh largest economy in the world, Brazil is an especially strategic location from which K&L Gates can serve clients’ needs in Latin America. São Paulo, one of the world’s largest cities and business centers, is an ideal site for the firm.
Our São Paulo office operates as a foreign legal consultancy and is licensed by the Brazilian Bar Association. Our lawyers in São Paulo offer distinct capabilities in project development and finance, structured trade and commodity finance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, investment funds, intellectual property, anti-corruption compliance, and arbitration and other dispute resolution. Our office works in coordination with other K&L Gates lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East to serve our clients globally.
Our São Paulo office guides international clients in their investments and operations in Brazil and throughout Latin America. Our office also provides legal counsel to a broad range of clients based in Brazil and throughout Latin America in their investments and operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Clients are served in diverse industries including banking and finance, investment management, biotechnology and FinTech, media, consumer goods, renewable energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, agribusiness, and construction and engineering.