Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes is one of Brazil’s most traditional and respected law firms, having been established in the 1950s. Since then, it has advised corporate clients and adapted its practice to Brazil’s many economic cycles, oftentimes having foreseen changes and preparing its clients for them.
The firm has a solid background in all practices of business law, and is capable of providing a wide range of advisory services to its clients, irrespective of the legal issue involved, during all phases of a company’s life.
Our clients are multinational groups developing activities in Brazil, Brazilian groups with activities both in Brazil and abroad, in all the economic sectors.
We provide our services from our offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília and Lisbon. Rio and São Paulo are large business centers, and, as such, most of our lawyers are based in such cities, and from Rio and São Paulo we cater to our clients’ needs in the whole of Brazil. Brasília is the seat of Brazil’s appellate and superior courts, in addition to the National Congress, most of the federal regulatory agencies and all the executive branch ministries. Our office in Lisboa is the platform from which we advise our clients not only in the Portuguese market, but also in Europe as a whole and in Portuguese-speaking African countries.
The firm’s main asset is the quality of its lawyers, alumni of Brazil’s top colleges and universities, many of whom hold graduate degrees from some of the most prestigious Brazilian and international institutions and have also worked in well known international law firms.
Our lawyers specialize in the various areas in which we practice, though the firm avoids excessive specializing and strongly invests in lawyers capable of integrating different practices so as to offer the best and most creative solutions for our clients’ legal issues.
Thanks to the many decades of practice in complex transactions and disputes, the firm has acquired valuable intellectual capital and experience, including substantial knowledge of the business environment, both locally and internationally.
Additionally, because of its many years of service and diversified practice, the firm has built a strong network of professional relationships in Brazil, in Latin America and in the main business centers worldwide, thereby enabling CBSG to advise its clients in the pursuit of international business development.
Our clients can count on the quality of our work, on our quick response time and on the full dedication of our lawyers for the secure and profitable development of their business.