Welcome!

Moysés & Pires Sociedade de Advogados is a law firm specialized in Public Law and in the organization of Infrastructure Projects, especially concessions, public-private Partnerships, government procurement/biddings, government and financing contracts in general, as well as counsel in administrative proceedings and lawsuits, and in contract, corporate and tax law.

Moysés & Pires is comprised of a team of specialized lawyers with background in the main federal, state and municipal infrastructure projects, acting as counsel to both the public and private sectors. Contact us today – let us know how we may assist you.

Practices

  • Assessment of constitutional, legal and regulatory matters regarding general public law issues;
  • Submittal of texts to draft new legal or statutory regulatory framework.
  • Assessment of the bidding-related documents;
  • Assistance in the Public Hearing and Public Inquiry processes;
  • Review of documents published by the contracting government authority during the Public Hearing and Public Inquiry processes;
  • Attendance at meetings to discuss project structure, in compliance with the current laws;
  • Drafting of questions and suggestions during the Public Hearing and Public Inquiry processes;
  • Assessment of the Invitation to Bid and Attachments thereto;
  • Drafting of refusals/challenges and motions for clarification, if necessary, as well as assessment of the answers;
  • Assistance regarding the drafting of the proposal, focusing on the material legal issues thereof;
  • Drafting of administrative appeals;
  • Assistance in other phases of the bidding procedure, including, but not limited to, the final negotiations required to execute the government contract.
  • Drafting and review of corporate agreements, mainly related to infrastructure projects, such as EPCs in several modalities, and operation and maintenance contracts (O&Md), among others;
  • Contract negotiation;
  • Implementation of due diligences.
  • Advisory about public hearings and public consultations;
  • Legal assistance to companies on specific regulatory;
  • Assistance in the developing of the model and structuring products;
  • Preparation of contracts, legal opinions and answers to consultations involving regulatory matters.
  • Drafting and review of corporate documents, such as minutes of shareholders’ and board of directors’ meetings, bylaws and articles of organization and articles of incorporation;
  • Drafting and review of shareholder agreements, preliminary contracts, drafts, conditional sale agreement and other business and corporate documents.
  • Development of preliminary studies to assess the best legal solution to contract public infrastructure projects;
  • Interaction with technical and economic-financial consultants to decide on the premises of the project;
  • Assessment and suggestion of legal models suitable for the project, covering the legislative context, risks assessment, legal documents and other relevant matters.
  • Assessment of procedural and case documents;
  • Supervision of proceedings filed with the Accounting Courts (Tribunais de Contas);
  • Filing of suits, motions (such as writs of security/mandamus, writs of prevention and declaratory action), as well as preparation of defense within the scope of the cases.
  • Assessment of the applicable legislation;
  • Assessment of the main legal matters, as well as other contract-related issues.
  • Assistance in the structuring of financing transactions with public and private banks, with respect to the following:
    • Support in the drafting of the necessary documents for the company’s registration with financial institutions;
    • Risk assessment of the transactions and advisory services on the legal matters to assist client in strategic decisions;
    • Drafting of the necessary agreements to formalize the financing transactions and negotiation of clauses on collateral and securities required to obtain funding; and
    • Monitoring of agreements, registration of transactions, and delivery and grant of securities and collateral.
  • Assessment of general tax issues applicable to infrastructure projects;
  • Assessment of tax impact on the formulation of bidding proposals or in review of government contracts.

Contact

Rua Joaquim Floriano, 413, 12º andar, Itaim Bibi | Zip Code: 04534-011, São Paulo/SP, Brazil Phone/Fax: +55 (11) 3079-7926

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Partner holding a degree in law from the Law School of the Universidade de São Paulo – USP, and a LLM in Commercial Law (Universidade de São Paulo – USP).

Language: English

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Partner holding a degree in law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, specialized in Administrative Law (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/SP).

Language: English and Spanish

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Partner holding a degree in law from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, specialized in Administrative Law (PUC-COGEAE/SP).

Language: English

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Senior associate holding a degree in law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, specialized in Administrative Law (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/SP).

Language: English and Italian

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Senior associate holding a degree in law from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, specialized in Administrative Law (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/SP).

Language: English and Spanish

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Associate holding a degree in law from the Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas – FMU, specializing course in Administrative Law (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/SP).

Language: English

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Associate holding a degree in law from the Universidade do Grande ABC/UniABC, specialized in Civil Law and Consumer Law (Escola Paulista de Direito/EPD).

Language: English

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Associate holding a degree in law from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, specialized in Civil Procedure (Faculdade Damásio).

Language: English and Italian

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Associate holding a degree in law from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, specialized in Civil Procedure (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo/PUC-SP).

Language: English

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Associate holding a degree in law from the Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, specializing course in Administrative Law (Fundação Getúlio Vargas – FGV/SP) (in progress).

Language: English and French

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