Souza, Mello e Torres brings together lawyers specializing in law fields who have built outstanding careers in essential offices in Brazil and abroad. We stand as a valued strategic partner for our clients with an innovative vision of the future of legal businesses. The professionals are prepared to work in complex operations and provide legal advice on all issues impacting clients’ businesses. Our offices are in São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro with our teams prepared to attend to our clients in several law areas focusing on providing multidisciplinary advice to offer the most assertive solutions.

Purpose

Our offices are in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro with our teams prepared to attend our clients in several law areas such as Banking and Finance, Compliance, Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, M&A and Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Capital Markets, Mining, Project Finance, Insurance, Reinsurance and Private Pension, Corporate, Labor, Tax and Startup and Venture Capital.

Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza

Partner , Souza, Mello e Torres

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We believe it is vital to state clearly to the world the set of our beliefs about Inclusive Capitalism. As such, we start with our Statement of Guiding Principles for Inclusive Capitalism. Knowing that words alone are not enough, each of us is making a series of commitments about how we will operate our institutions so that they help achieve Inclusive Capitalism. These commitments are forward-looking statements based on current goals, expectations and assumptions, which are not guarantees of future performance. For more information, please refer to our Terms of Use

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Summary

Souza, Mello e Torres will support zero hunger initiatives by providing 50 hours of pro bono legal services in 2022 to a not-for-profit organization whose mission is aligned with food assistance and sustainable agriculture.

Objectives

Support zero hunger initiatives and sustainable food production by partnering with a not for profit organization that implements is aligned with this objective, to provide pro bono legal services.

Metrics & Targets

Provide 50 hours of pro bono legal services in 2022 to a not for profit organization whose mission is to fighting against hunger increase.

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Souza, Mello e Torres will support a national not for profit organization focused on working against homelessness in Brazil by completing 50 hours of pro bono legal services in support of these efforts by the end of 2022.

Objectives

Support the end of homeless by partnering with a not for profit organization that ensures access to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services, to provide pro bono legal services.

Metrics & Targets

Provide 50 hours of pro bono legal services in 2022 to a not for profit organization whose mission is to provide affordable housing and social protection systems.

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Souza, Mello e Torres will promote inclusive and sustainable capitalism over the development and implementation of an ESG area and also promote seminars to client associations and self-regulatory bodies on ESG social impact agenda by the end of 2021.

Objectives

Souza, Mello e Torres is pursuing achievement of ESG standards, by adopting diversity and inclusion polices, and also advising clients whose transaction have an environmental and social impact.

Metrics & Targets

Implement the ESG area by December 2021.

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Recognizing it will take alignment of all our organizations to scale impact globally, we invite you to join the movement as a Steward of Inclusive Capitalism. Together, the collective action of Council members will contribute to a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable future for all people and our planet.