A bit of our history

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Founded in Rio de Janeiro city in 2010, and located in one of the noblest addresses of the City Centre, Zaroni Advogados, has become a reference in providing high skilled legal services for Brazilian Companies and, especially, foreign companies doing business in this country.

Therefire, Zaroni Advogados has conquered qualified spaces whithin an increasingly competitive and demanding national market, without losing sight of new challenges’ prospectation, especially in the international scenario, whereas it has sought to identify opportunities for prosperous partnerships.

Zaroni Advogados is mindful about the strengthening of a personalized service model, which focuses on the clients. We identify demands from a deep analysis of the client’s operations.

The search for this knowledge regarding on the ways of the business management of the companies, which is provided by our team, is one of the differentials that have ensured success to our activities. In this sense, we achieve responses and solutions that many times exceed expectations and reinforce our positioning for the high skilled services provided, by focusing on a relationship that encourages proximity.

We are a global law firm

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Zaroni Advogados is a member of the association LawLink International, which is one of the most important law firms’ networks in the world, with offices in 19 countries.

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We also have a strategic partnership with the Dutch law firm Damsté Advocaten, with head offices in Enschede, with the aim to improve services provided to its clients, which are located in Europe and operate in Brazil, in order to reduce cultural and linguistic barriers by the settlement of a successful exchange program and in joint visits to its clients.

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To reinforce the relationship with European companies and institutions, Zaroni Advogados was chosen to host students from Dutch universities who are interested in learning more about Brazil.

In addition to that, Zaroni Advogados has joined Chambers, having integrated the board of executive officers of Holland Brazil Chamber of Commerce in 2015. Nowadays, Zaroni Advogados is part of the Advisory Board of Dutcham – Holland Brazil Chamber of Commerce, and it holds the representation of Belgalux – Belgium Luxemburg Board of Trade in Rio de Janeiro.

About us

We believe in building a motivated working environment and, therefore, we encourage the permanent pursuance for our team improvement. Our young talents are fluent in English, graduated from the best Brazilian universities, participate in international exchanges and are in constant updating and capacitating process, a qualifying aspect that generates positive results for our clients.

Bruno Zaroni

Founding partner of Zaroni Advogados, Bruno has solid academic formation, studying in the main legal and tax institutions in the country. He graduated from the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), has well as attended specialization courses in Tax Law at Getúlio Vargas Foundation (GVLaw) in São Paulo and MBA in Tax Management at Instituto de Pesquisas Contábeis, Atuariais e Financeiras Foundation (FIPECAFI), part of the Accounting and Actuary Department at FEA/USP.

Bruno is fluent in English and Spanish, and he is on duty of the tax Consulting and litigation areas of the legal firm and Public Law in general. Due to the experience acquired along his professional history he has extensive performance in matters related to maritime, construction and oil & gas law and the respective supply chain, assisting the admission and stabilization of several companies into the Brazilian market in the last years.

Raphael Zaroni

Founding partner of Zaroni Advogados, Raphael graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and attended to post-graduate courses in Business Management at IBMEC-Rio and Business Law at PUC-Rio. He is on duty for the international, corporate and contractual areas of the law firm, having built up a solid career along his work in corporate law. In the last years, he has worked in legal departments for large companies and law offices.

He has large experience in corporate consulting and advisory in international law, in organization of foreign companies procedures in the country, M&A, and negotiation, elaboration and revision of several agreements, as well as corporate acts. In addition to that, shareholders agreements, joint ventures constitution, and company’s consortiums. He has deep knowledge in regulatory matters related to corporate law. He is fluent in Portuguese and English.