Mattos Engelberg Advogados and Jingsh Law Firm Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement
São Paulo based law firm Mattos Engelberg Advogados announced on August 16th that it has entered a strategic cooperation with Jingsh Law Firm, from China.
The aim is to offer a broader range of legal services to the clients of both firms who seek the possibility of doing businesses in Latin America and Asia.
Mattos Engelberg values the Chinese market, as evidenced by the presence of a full-time attorney, Germano Forneck, in Shanghai since 2016. “This cooperation agreement is an excellent opportunity to improve our services to Chinese clients and certainly will complement the range of services that we are capable to offer,” said Mr. Forneck, who holds a master in international business degree from Hult International Business School and a master of international law diploma, from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in judicial science from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
About Mattos Engelberg Advogados:
The firm, whose headquarters are in the city of Sao Paulo, has 23 partners and 85 attorneys. The firm relies on the services of experienced attorneys covering all major facets of the legal market. One of the strengths of the firm is its corporate leadership, with founding partners who have experience as CEOs of multinational companies and investment banks.
One of the founding partners of the firm, Ubiratan Mattos, commented: “We are very happy with the signature of this cooperation agreement. It is good to have a business partner to share the common goal of developing our firm’s business and names outside our home countries.”
He also took the opportunity to share his opinion on the Brazilian market: “In Brazil at this time there are many business opportunities both in the public and the private sector. Chinese investors are coming more and more, and we believe we can be a bridges to allow the investors to reach such opportunities while both of our firms provide the legal solutions in China and Brazil,” he said.
Fernando Engelberg de Moraes, another founding partner, also shared his take: “We are very optimistic because the Chinese investments in Brazil have been increasing significantly, as well as the Brazilian investment in China. This cooperation agreement will benefit the clients of both firms.”
About Jingsh Law Firm:
Founded in 1994, the Chinese firm provides legal and business advices concerning the global marketplace. In over two decades of existence, the law firm has grown to over 4,000 lawyers in 53 offices across China and 73 around the world. Global companies such as Lenovo, and the Rockefeller Group are in the client portfolio of the firm.
Chris Feng, Partner, also provided his opinion on the agreement: “Mattos Engelberg Advogados is a prominent law firm in Brasil. It’s also one of the few Latin American law firms who have an office in China. We are very happy to build up a partnership to faciliate legal and business cooperation between the two countries. Jingsh global network is dedicated to providing Chinese and Brazilian companies with a “one-stop” service from business match-making to legal support either in Brazil or in China.”
Another partner of the firm, Cui Yi, commented on the Chinese investors looking at Brazil as a good country to invest their resources: “We have seen a rising trend of Chinese investors shifting their focus to Brazil. Many of them are clients of Jingsh Law Firm. I believe through the collaboration of the two law firms, we will be in a better position to serve the clients.”