Demarest is one of the leading full-service business law firms in Latin America with more than 70 years of experience in assisting clients from around the globe. The firm is one of the most reputable in Brazil and one of the largest in the region.

The primary concern of its highly qualified lawyers is to meet clients’ needs with maximum efficiency and to provide legal services with the highest standard of quality and excellence. Demarest has developed its greatest asset throughout the years: a solid name and a legal staff with the highest technical expertise and highest ethical standards. The firm’s lawyers have excellent technical backgrounds and experience in a wide range of industries, which allows them to offer innovative and strategic solutions that help companies overcome obstacles, seize new opportunities and grow.

Demarest handles major domestic and cross-border transactions in the most diversified areas of business activities. The practice areas of the firm include: agribusiness, aviation law, banking and finance, biotechnology, capital markets, competition law, compliance, contracts, white collar criminal law, corporate law, corporate restructuring, energy, environmental, government relations, infrastructure, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international trade and customs, labor and employment, litigation and arbitration, maritime law, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas, public and regulatory law, real estate, social security, sports and entertainment law, tax and wealth and succession structuring.

According to clients interviewed by Chambers, “The firm sums up the full-service concept and fills clients with confidence through the quality of its work.” Many of the firm’s lawyers are recognized by international publications as leading practitioners in their fields.

Praise includes:

  • “Very highly qualified and experienced lawyers who are also very respected by government bodies;”
  • “Consistent and reliable advice from highly qualified lawyers who are used to dealing with foreign clients;”
  • “Excellent, highly qualified and fast response to developments on the ground;”
  • “Besides timely responses and technical expertise, the attorneys stand out for the way they work in partnership with the client and appreciate the client’s needs;”
  • “Quality service, great results and trustworthy advice, all at a competitive price;”
  • “Well trained and true specialists;”
  • “Truly fulfills the full-service brief.”