The Attorneys

PARTNER ATTORNEYS

ANTÔNIO CARLOS EFING

Born in Santa Rosa-RS, Brazil. Education: PUC-PR (Graduation); PUC-SP, Social Affairs Law (Master’s Degree), General Public And Collective Interest Law (Doctorate). Professor of Civil, Contractual, Competition and Consumer’s Law in Graduation and Post-graduation courses (Master’s Degree and Doctorate) at PUC-PR. Consultant of the Justice Department. Member: Academia Brasileira de Direito Empresarial; BRASILCON – Instituto Brasileiro de Política e Direito do Consumidor. Author: “Contratos e Procedimentos Bancários à Luz do Código de Defesa do Consumidor” (1999), “Banco de Dados e Cadastros de Consumidores” (2002). Co-author: “Temas da Advocacia Empresarial” (1999); Direito do Consumo (2001). Author of various articles in legal journals.

Areas of Operation: Consumer and competition Law, Contracts, Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Civil And Banking Law, Civil Litigation, Commercial, and legal issues regarding health professionals.

Languages: English, Spanish and Italian.

FERNANDO ROCHA FILHO

Born in Canoinhas – SC, Brazil; Education: Graduated from PUC-PR; Master’s Degree in State Law from PUC-SP; Obtaining Doctorate in State Law from PUC-SP; Postgraduated in Tax Law and Tax Procedural Law from PUC-PR; Postgraduated in Civil Procedural Law, from Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Jurídicos; Postgraduated in Power Sector Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV – SP); Member: Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos do Direito de Energia (IBDE); Comitê Brasileiro de Barragens (CBDB), Co-author of the book: Direito Tributário Atual (2000).

Areas of Operation: Administrative Law, Regulatory Agencies, Administrative Contracts, Contracts with the Public Power, Infrastructure, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), Ports Sector, Power Sector – Electric Power, Gas and Oil; Economic Law (Antitrust).

Languages: English and Spanish.

TEAM COORDINATORS

LEONARDO GURECK NETO

Graduated in Law at the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR). Graduate in progress in accounting at the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR). Post-Graduated in Master of Law, LLM in Business Law at the Getúlio Vargas Institute – FGV. Post-Graduated in Master of Business Administration, MBA in Strategic Management. Lawyer. Curitiba / PR, Brazil

Areas of operation: Commercial Law; Contracts; Civil Law; Tax Law

Languages: English (advanced); Spanish (intermediate); Italian (intermediate).

CAROLINA MICHEL VICENTE

Graduated in Law at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUC/PR). Post-Graduated in progress in Real Estate, Urban, Registral and Notary Law by the National School of Law – at the Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul. Lawyer. Curitiba / PR, Brazil

Areas of operation:  Civil Law; Successions e Family Law; Consumer Law; Real Estate Law; Litigation and Arbitration Law.

Languages: English (advanced) and Spanish (basic).

FERNANDA MARA GIBRAN BAUER

Doctoral student in Social and Environmental and Sustainability Law at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUC/PR). Master in Economic and Environmental Law at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUC/PR). Lawyer. Curitiba / PR, Brazil, Monitor of the Research Group of the Consumer Law and Technology Society.

Areas of operation: Contracts, Civil Law; Consumer Law and Environmental Law (litigation and consulting).

Languages: English (intermediate) and Spanish (basic).

JUAN CARLOS ZURITA POHLMANN

Master in Fundamental Rights and Democracy at the Faculdades Integradas do Brasil (UNIBRASIL), graduated in Law at the Centro Universitário Curitiba (UNICURITIBA). book author of Organizational Bullying : identification and preventive protection. Lawyer. Curitiba / PR, Brazil.

Areas of operation:Labor Law, Contracts, Civil Law; (litigation and consulting).

Languages: English (intermediate) and Spanish (basic)