With its global, full-service platform, Tauil & Chequer assists financial institutions, investors and companies with both litigation strategy and transactional solutions, covering bankruptcy proceedings (US Bankruptcy Code Chapters 7 and 11), debt restructuring/workouts and credit recovery.

We focus on enhancing value and avoiding or mitigating adverse effects for banks, funds, investors, purchasers, trustees, shareholders, management and troubled companies in any insolvency-related situation.

We pledge a multidisciplinary approach, aiming to provide the best solution for each situation, looking at both short-term and long-term consequences and drawing on our legal and business experience. We strive to provide proactive, creative and effective solutions in a fast-paced setting.

The team has a well-recognized Litigation practice that advises clients in situations involving insolvency, succession of liabilities and foreclosure. Our lawyers are highly experienced in the restructuring of guarantees, debt renegotiation and issuance of public and private securities, such as debentures, bonds, notes and other instruments, in both domestic and international markets.

The firm is fully capable of guiding clients through investments in distressed situations, as well as in the purchase and sale of distressed assets, and has extensive experience with trustee representation in bankruptcy proceedings.

Our team has been recognized by renowned publications, such as Chambers Latin America, PLC Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer, from which we received the2012 Restructuring Deal of the Year” award for the restructuring of Brazilian power distributor Celpa.


The Legal 500 2016
"Known for its broad international expertise, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown is a popular choice for multinational financial institutions in judicial reorganizations."