Multidisciplinary. Specialized in formulating global strategies for highly complex judicial issues. Efficient in developing “out-of-the-box” solutions for cases handled by the firm. Distinguished by the full involvement of its team in the pursuit of tailor-made solutions that best suit the needs of those who look after its services.
Throughout more than thirty years of existence, these characteristics have been enunciated by peers and clients, as well as in publications such as Chambers Latin America Guide, in which the firm has been shortlisted in the prestigious Band 1. Founded in 1988 in Brasilia, Caputo Bastos & Fruet Advogados holds in its history the expertise on strategic litigation before the Brazilian superior courts, such as the Federal Supreme Court (STF), the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) and the Superior Electoral Court (TSE). It also deals with cases at the 1st Region Federal Court.
For over two decades, the firm has also been advising on parliamentary and governmental affairs. Based on the extensive experience of the founding partners, Caputo Bastos & Fruet Advogados helps national and international companies to better understand the legislative, regulatory and political processes that may impact their business in Brazil. The mentioned area is complemented by administrative litigation in the context of public bids and in cases before the regulatory agencies and the Federal Audit Court (TCU).
Caputo Bastos & Fruet Advogados’ reputation has enabled it to have a diversified portfolio in various sectors of the economy, amidst which aviation, engineering and civil construction, food industry, energy, healthcare, defense, mining, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, banking, financial services, transports.