About Us

Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados is a business law firm that provides multidisciplinary and creative legal solutions tailored to the needs of Brazilian and international clients. Our lawyers combine strong national and international experience with outstanding academic background, including legal and economic training at Columbia University, Harvard University, University of São Paulo and the University of Brasília.

 

Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados combines legal experience and business knowledge, characteristics of large law firms, with personalized service and flexibility, characteristics of boutique law firms. This makes Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados an excellent choice for companies seeking legal advice with commitment, pragmatism and innovation.

Who we are

Lawyers with broad experience in Brazil and abroad. Get to know our partners:

Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

Practices economic, commercial and contractual law. Broad experience with complex litigation and negotiations. Ph.D. in Economics (University of Brasília), S.J.D. (University of São Paulo), LL.M. suma cum lauda (Columbia Law School – James Kent Scholar) and Civil Procedure Specialist (IBEP).

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Eric Hadmann Jasper

Eric Hadmann Jasper

Public and private experience in Brazil and abroad. Holds an LL.M from Columbia Law School and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Brasília (UnB).

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Luiz Filipe Couto Dutra

Luiz Filipe Couto Dutra

Practices business and corporate law. Broad experience in litigation and arbitration. Holds an LL.M in Business and Corporate Law (FGV) and studied at Harvard University and at University of California Los Angeles.

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Sthefani Lara dos Reis Rocha

Sthefani Lara dos Reis Rocha

Holds a bachelor of laws from the University Center of Brasília (UniCEUB). Sthefani assists clients in corporate law matters, including drafting, negotiating and providing advice in connection with various corporate documents and business contracts.

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Victor de Assis Vidal

Victor de Assis Vidal

Holds a bachelor of laws from the University Center of Brasília (UniCEUB). Victor represents clients before state and federal courts in matters related to commercial contracts, civil liability and real estate.

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Henrique Haruki Arake Cavalcante

Henrique Haruki Arake Cavalcante

Holds a master in economic analysis of law from the Catholic University of Brasília (UCB). Henrique assists clients in litigation and business restructuring matters.

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Yelba Gouveia Bonetti

Yelba Gouveia Bonetti

Holds a master in law from the University of Lisbon (Portugal). Yelba represents clients in employment law in matters related to compensation and benefits policies, labor compliance, hiring and dismissal of executives and trade unions.

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Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr.

Practices economic, commercial and contractual law. Broad experience with complex litigation and negotiations. Ph.D. in Economics (University of Brasília), S.J.D. (University of São Paulo), LL.M. suma cum lauda (Columbia Law School – James Kent Scholar) and Civil Procedure Specialist (IBEP).

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Eric Hadmann Jasper

Eric Hadmann Jasper

Public and private experience in Brazil and abroad. Holds an LL.M from Columbia Law School and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Brasília (UnB).

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Luiz Filipe Couto Dutra

Luiz Filipe Couto Dutra

Practices business and corporate law. Broad experience in litigation and arbitration. Holds an LL.M in Business and Corporate Law (FGV) and studied at Harvard University and at University of California Los Angeles.

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Sthefani Lara dos Reis Rocha

Sthefani Lara dos Reis Rocha

Holds a bachelor of laws from the University Center of Brasília (UniCEUB). Sthefani assists clients in corporate law matters, including drafting, negotiating and providing advice in connection with various corporate documents and business contracts.

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Victor de Assis Vidal

Victor de Assis Vidal

Holds a bachelor of laws from the University Center of Brasília (UniCEUB). Victor represents clients before state and federal courts in matters related to commercial contracts, civil liability and real estate.

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Henrique Haruki Arake Cavalcante

Henrique Haruki Arake Cavalcante

Holds a master in economic analysis of law from the Catholic University of Brasília (UCB). Henrique assists clients in litigation and business restructuring matters.

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Yelba Gouveia Bonetti

Yelba Gouveia Bonetti

Holds a master in law from the University of Lisbon (Portugal). Yelba represents clients in employment law in matters related to compensation and benefits policies, labor compliance, hiring and dismissal of executives and trade unions.

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What we do

Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados represents private and public sector clients in many areas, including:

Public Law

Advice to public and private entities participating in public tenders and during the execution of government contracts.

Corporate Law

Advice and structuring of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, minority investments and corporate reorganizations, both in private and public transactions.

Contracts and Negotiation

Draft, review and negotiation of complex contracts, risk analysis and prevention of judicial disputes.

Labor

Negotiation with labor unions and employers, drafting and reviewing employment contracts, work visas to foreigners, labor planning to avoid liabilities and representation before Brazilian Courts.

Tax

Advice and planning, as well as representing clients in administrative and judicial litigation in federal, state or municipal matters.

Litigation and Arbitration

Representing clients in Courts and Arbitration Panels in cases related to contracts, mergers, acquisitions, trade law, commercial disputes, real estate, intellectual property and anticompetitive conduct.

Consumer Relations

Preventive counseling and representation of companies before Brazilian Courts and Consumer Agencies.

Antitrust and Regulations

Preventive counseling and representation before the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) and regulatory agencies in various economic sectors.

Unfair Competition

Advice and representation before Brazilian Courts in matters related to misleading advertising, ambush marketing, infringement of trademarks, patents and trade secrets and unfair competition conducts.

Intellectual Property

Advice and representation before Brazilian Courts in matters related to the enforcement of copyright and industrial property rights.

Government Relations

Monitoring and analysis of government policies and draft of legislation and regulation.

News

Stay up to date with our news, case law briefings and insights

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS RECOGNIZES GHD FOR A THIRD TIME

chambers

Chambers & Partners released this week its Latin America Guide 2018 and highlighted Gico Hadmann & Dutra Advogados in the Corporate/Commercial Center West category. Partners Eric Hadmann Jasper and Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr. have been individually ranked in the category. Partner Eric Hadmann Jasper has been individually ranked in the Competition/Antitrust category, nationwide, and moved up a category this year.

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Ivo Gico Lectures about Compliance Program in Austria

Students in the 2015-2017 Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) programme finished the in-class part of their current module on Anti-Corruption, Compliance and the Private Sector last week. Over two weeks at IACA’s Laxenburg campus, the class discussed the challenges of doing business in corrupt environments, the informal economy, effective compliance programmes, corporate social responsibility, internal investigations, and collective action. The schedule included

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Contact

Address

SHS Quadra 6, Conjunto A, Bloco E, Salas 415/416
Ed. Brasil 21, CEP 70.316-000, Brasília – DF

Phone

+55 (61) 3034-8568

Join our team

Our firm serves demanding clients. Big or small, commercial or institutional, they all require excellent assistance in all kinds of matters.

A career at Gico, Hadmann & Dutra Advogados guarantees one thing: you will never be bored. We have busy, sometimes long, working days. But you will face interesting legal questions and always work with a motivated team.

If you would like to join our team, send us your CV at: brasilia@ghdadvogados.com.br  We will be happy to look at it.

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