We are one of the most respected law firms in Brazil and Latin America. With a practice spanning more than 70 years, we have never moved away from our main purpose and long-term commitment: to deliver legal services with the highest standard of quality and excellence. We support our clients with an integrated approach and teams carefully tailored to the needs of our clients and each specific project. Our lawyers are readily available when and where required, remaining highly motivated to contribute to the commercial success of our clients. We consistently rank among Brazil’s leading law firms in a wide variety of publications, including Chambers and Partners, TTR Data, Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500 and IFLR.
Our international reach
Leadership, commitment to our clients and the local market, and continued professional development. These traits are the cornerstones that led to Demarest’s being selected to join standout international associations. We have access to a widespread network of law firms that can assist us in high-complexity international transactions and litigation.
We are the sole Brazilian member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms. With more than 150 affiliated firms in more than 100 countries, Lex Mundi provides its clients with preferential access to more than 21 thousand meticulously evaluated lawyers.
Demarest is also a member of The Interlex Group, an association formed by more than 40 law firms in 59 countries that cooperate to provide – with quality and speed – a full range of legal services to its clients.
In addition, the firm is a member of the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), the largest worldwide network of employment law attorneys, present in more than 100 countries across all 5 continents.
The excellence of our services is recognized by the most respected national and international legal publications.
We are proud of our historical commitment to the search for the boldest technological solutions in order to optimize and improve our services. This innovative DNA reveals its strength with initiatives that have brought us in line with the latest demands of our society.
The launch of Disrupt, still in the first half of 2021, is a great example of this pioneering spirit. The initiative involves professionals from all areas of the office to offer solutions specially designed for the startups and technology market, segments that are playing an increasingly important role in the Brazilian and global economy.
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)
The ESG core is made up of partners and lawyers from different areas, engaged in providing advice to companies that wish to apply or improve their environmental, social and corporate governance action strategies.
We are pioneers in launching the first Guide to Good Practices in Artificial Intelligence, an e-book made in Brazil, which helps companies that wish to use this cutting-edge technology in an ethical and responsible manner in accordance with current legislation.
1948 - beyond
The history of Demarest and the history of humanity intertwine. It's impossible to talk about how we changed the world of business law without talking about how the world changed us. Find out more about the path that Demarest has taken from 1948 until now.SEE TIMELINE