GCA was ranked among the best law firms in the competition/antitrust and international trade/WTO areas by the publication Chambers and Partners 2020 edition.
In the competition/antitrust law area, GCA is described as a “respected boutique firm with extensive experience in competition law”. The team is described as having “particular strength representing notable names from the media, technology and banking industries on sensitive investigations related to abuse of dominant position and cartels before CADE”. The publication highlighted the firm’s practice in implementation of antitrust compliance programs and assistance of merger proceedings too. According to a client, “the team provides swift and high-quality services and always provide solutions and alternatives to help us achieve our goals”.
Regarding Partner Leonor Cordovil, Chamber and Partners recognizes her practice as “representing players from the pharmaceutical, technology, and packaging industries before CADE” and points out her knowledge of administrative proceedings and her effectiveness of “navigating through the regulatory space.”
About Mauro Grinberg, the publication emphasizes “his vast and specialised competition work”, as well as his ability “to modernise his practice and foster international connections.”
With regards to international trade/WTO area, GCA is defined as a “solid boutique with a dynamic international trade practice assisting relevant domestic players with a range of trade remedies proceedings imposed on Brazilian imports and exports”, being “frequently sought out by steel, aluminum and rubber producers to handle sunset reviews of anti-dumping measures and safeguard investigations.” A commentator’s opinion is highlighted, saying that “the firm has a very experienced team that gets personally involved with our issues and demonstrates proactivity towards our cases.”
In addition to Leonor Cordovil’s – described as a reference in the international trade area – the publication emphasizes Ricardo Motta’s practice, and his “expertise, dedication, focus and attentiveness to the client.”