São Paulo, 17 April 2019 - Tauil & Chequer in association with Mayer Brown is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in Latin Lawyer’s Deal of the Year Awards in the Restructuring category for advising on the Oi restructuring deal.

It is the third time the firm’s Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency practice has been recognized in the Restructuring category by Latin Lawyer, attesting to Tauil & Chequer’s strong presence in the field and validating its growing capabilities in Latin America.

In 2014, Leonardo Morato, head of the RBI and Credit Recovery practices in Brazil, and his team joined the firm, strengthening its client relationships and capabilities in these areas.

"We are very pleased to be recognized by Latin Lawyer for our participation in the Oi Restructuring,” said Leonardo Morato. “Our team forms one of the strongest, most complete and reputable restructuring practices in this field.”

"Leonardo Morato has been assisting financial institutions for more than 20 years, and his team is prepared to face complex and sophisticated matters such as this one. The recognition corroborates the firm’s excellence," said Alexandre Chequer, the managing partner of Tauil & Chequer Advogados.

Latin Lawyer’s 2018 Deal of the Year Awards recognize general counsel and law firms advising on the most significant deals of the year across Latin America, awarding deals in 10 different categories.

For more information on the Latin Lawyer 2018 Deal of the Year Awards, please visit here.