About us

Motta Fernandes is a full-service law firm that was founded in 1956 and since then one of our most relevant principles is the careful selection and continuous education of our lawyers, allowing us to maintain the level of excellence for which we have become known.

Over our 60-year history, we have chosen to gradually increase our number of partners and associates to allow an organic growth enabling Motta Fernandes to broaden its practice areas.

The full range of services we offer and the quality of our lawyers, allows Motta Fernandes to provide excellence in legal services, including in cases involving highly complex issues. We organize our work teams to meet our clients’ needs, based on the nature of each case and each lawyer’s individual abilities.

Motta Fernandes represents domestic and foreign clients in a variety of business areas and legal pratices, including corporate, litigation, tax, infrastructure, aviation, construction, energy, real estate, technology, among others.

With offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, as well as a network of partners throughout Brazil and abroad, Motta Fernandes is capable to provide services for a wide range of transactions and legal needs.

We are also an active partner of TerraLex, an international network of rigorously chosen high quality law firms from more than 100 jurisdictions,  ensuring strong legal expertise no matter how far and wide the client’s business grows.