As the seventh largest economy in the world, Brazil is an especially strategic location from which K&L Gates can serve clients’ needs in Latin America. São Paulo, one of the world’s largest cities and business centers, is an ideal site for the firm.
The São Paulo office is licensed as a foreign legal consultancy, as required by the Brazilian Bar Association. The firm’s lawyers in São Paulo offer distinct capabilities in project finance, structured trade and commodity finance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, compliance, investment funds, intellectual property and arbitration. The office works in coordination with K&L Gates lawyers in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East to serve our clients globally.
Our São Paulo office guides international clients in their investments and operations in Brazil and throughout Latin America. The office also provides legal counsel to a broad range of Brazil-based clients with investments and operations in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Our clients act in diverse industries including banking and finance, agribusiness, biotechnology, media, consumer goods, information technology, investment management, construction and engineering, renewable energy, oil and gas and petrochemicals.