Labor & Employment

Direito Trabalhista

We anticipate trends in Labor Law. With the recent changes to the labor legislation, which involve aspects from outsourcing to the wide-ranging reform of more than 100 articles of the 1943 Consolidated Labor Laws, we shared our knowledge and our impressions on the labor environment and the practical effects of this change. We identify opportunities and indicate its risks allowing our Clients to make their decisions with assured confidence.

We continue to innovate by offering extrajudicial alternatives to labor dispute resolution, thereby significantly reducing labor contingencies. The moment of dismissal of an employee is sensitive and a decisive point of critical importance to prevent labor claims. Our preventive support has strongly contributed to decrease the number of labor claims faced by our Clients.

We are well-acquainted with the workplaces of our Clients and apply our experience at the Labor Courts countrywide to help Clients to operate their businesses and avoid risks. The close working relationships we have with our Clients’ Legal Departments, Human Resources and Labor Relations Teams, helps us to work together in order to obtain the best solutions and achieve favorable results in litigation proceedings.


> Drafting of all necessary briefs and documents for the filing and defense of lawsuits, including collective bargaining dispute resolution in all trial and appellate courts countrywide

> Defense in administrative proceedings

> Practice in diligences and proceedings with the Ministry of Labor

> Advice and consulting on collective bargaining negotiation

> Analysis and drafting of employment, services and business agent agreements

> Advice, structuring and implementation of internal policies, employment relationship codes, codes of conduct, remuneration and benefits policies, including profit sharing plans

> Conducting due diligence focused on litigation and labor matters for companies involved in corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions, sale of assets, corporate reorganizations, etc.)

> Conducting due diligence focused on labor routines, including conformity with employment procedures, hiring of professionals and termination of such relationships

> Advice and implementation of projects aiming at the elimination of labor contingencies and irregular employment procedures adopted by companies

> Implementation of projects aiming to reduce or eliminate judicial and/or administrative labor claims

> Advice on hiring expatriates and on the applicable visa procedures

> Conducting negotiations with the Labor Ministry

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