Nature of practice and clients
Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes is one of Brazil's most established firms, founded in the 1950s. The firm has adapted its practice to Brazil's many economic cycles, often having foreseen changes and preparing its clients for them.
The firm has a solid background in all areas of business law, and provides a wide range of advisory services to its clients, irrespective of the legal issue involved, during all phases of a company's life.
CBSG's clients include multinational groups carrying out activities in Brazil, as well as Brazilian companies working in Brazil and abroad in a variety of industries and sectors.
The firm has offices in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília and Lisbon. From Rio and São Paulo the firm caters to its clients' needs for the whole of Brazil. The office in Brasília deals with Brazil's appellate and superior courts, in addition to the National Congress and most of the federal regulatory agencies, and all the executive branch ministries. The Lisbon office caters to the Portuguese market, as well as Europe and Portuguese-speaking African countries.
The firm has built a strong network of professional relationships in Brazil, Latin America and in the main business centres around the world, enabling CBSG to aid its clients on all aspects of their international business needs.