About us

Dutra e Associados law firm has a team with a solid background and extensive experience in its practice areas. It stands out for its dedication to reaching the best solution in the administrative proceedings and judicial cases in which it represents clients and partners.​

With modern, functional and strategically located facilities in Brasília, Dutra e Associados employs advanced technology and a modern legal management system to guarantee fast and effective communication with clients, partners, courts and administrative bodies.

Our advantages


Achieve the best legal outcome with quality and speed, focused on the needs of the client and partners.


Be a reference in legal services with a team focused on achieving successful outcomes for its clients and partners, with fast and efficient solutions.


Focus on the client, enthusiasm, professionalism, transparency, ethics, commitment, credibility, client and partner satisfaction, integrity, respect and dedication.

Pratice areas

Dutra e Associados law firm was founded more than 20 years ago and is prepared to address issues of high technical complexity at legal and administrative courts, with special focus on:

  • Regulatory and Infrastructure Law: biddings, contracts and permits regarding Ports, Airports, Highways, Land Transport, Electricity, Telecommunications, Water Transport and Sanitary Vigilance;
  • Administrative procedures before the following agencies: The National Agency for Electric Energy (ANEEL), The National Land Transport Agency (ANTT), The National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL), The National Sanitary Vigilance Agency (ANVISA), the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) and The National Water Transport Agency (ANTAQ), and also before Ministries related to them;
  • Administrative and judicial litigation in regulated sectors;
  • Ex ante and ex post advisory on regulatory matters, including review of notices, resolution draft, hearings and public consultations;
  • Representation before Brazilian Federal Court of Auditors; and
  • General litigation at the Court of Justice of the Federal District and Territories, the Federal Court for the 1st Region, the Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Supreme Court.


Awards received by our firm and/or its members.

Dutra e Associados Advocacia - Selo CHAMBERS

Chambers and Partners is an independent research firm operating in 200 jurisdictions, providing in-depth rankings and insights on the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers empower organizations to make informed decisions when selecting legal services, saving time and resources and reducing risk. Chambers 200 researchers provide unique insight into complex areas of law in different jurisdictions. Chambers conducts tens of thousands of interviews each year with in-house attorneys and third-party experts such as attorneys and accountants, providing in-depth information about legal service providers.

The Advocacy Analysis yearbook is one of the largest and most relevant surveys carried out in the Brazilian legal market. To identify who are the most admired law firms and lawyers in the country, Análise Editorial conducts a detailed survey every year with those who have the most to say: their clients. The legal and financial executives of the largest Brazilian companies are consulted by the Análise Editorial team and vote for the firms and professionals they most admire, regardless of whether we use their services. The result is a unique view of the legal services available in Brazil and who, in the opinion of the companies that hire them, are the most qualified to provide them.


In order to fulfill its Mission, Vision, and Value propositions, Dutra e Associados law firm has a team of highly qualified professionals. 

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José Dutra Junior
Paola Aires
Karla Motta
Heloísa Monzillo
Mariana Cruz
Rodrigo Santos
Tomás Imbroisi
Linda Irie
Emerson Paxá
Fernando Reis
Isadora França
Liana Cajal
Augusto Rolim
Sofia Gomes
Sywan Neto
Hildete Abinader
Manuela Muniz

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