The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization
The São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV DIREITO SP) has the pleasure to invite you to the launching event of “The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization” project in Brazil.
The event is part of a three-country study of global transformation and its impact on the legal profession carried out by GLEE - the project on Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies.
Based at Harvard Law School’s Center for the Legal Profession, GLEE studies the legal markets in Brazil, India and China.
In Brazil, GLEE’s research has been based at the São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV DIREITO SP), including researchers and scholars in law, sociology and political science.
The event will have round table discussions with Brazilian key professionals.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
9:00 – 9:30 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Oscar Vilhena Vieira – FGV Direito SP
David Trubek - Center on Legal Profession, Harvard Law School; University of Wisconsin-Madison
9:30 – 11:00 AM The Corporate Legal Sector in Brazil
What impact has globalization had on the corporate legal market in Brazil and, in particular, on the development of the law firms handing the bulk of corporate legal work?
Daniela Gabbay – FGV Direito SP
Alexandre Bertoldi – Pinheiro Neto
Altamiro Boscoli – Demarest Advogados
Ary Oswaldo Mattos Filho – FGV Direito SP
Elaine de Paula Palmer – Barbosa, Müssnich e Aragão
Marcos Flesch – Souza, Cescon, Barrieu, & Flesch Advogados
Download the papers here: Panel 1 – Corporate Law Firms in Brazil & Panel 1 – Gender in law firms
11:00 – 12:30PM The Changing Role of the General Counsel and In-House Legal Departments
How have in-house legal departments and the role of the general counsel changed in light of globalization and, in particular, the influx of foreign companies and capital into Brazil?
Fabiana Luci de Oliveira – Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Livia Azevedo – Walmart Brazil
Terena Rodrigues – Embraer
Alexandre Tadeu Seguim – GM do Brasil
Fernando Merino – ex-diretor jurídico do GPA, CSN e JPMorgan
Download the paper here: Panel 2 – The Changing Role of the General Counsel
12:30 – 2:00 PM Lunch
2:00 – 3:15 PM Legal Education, Regulation and Access to Justice in Brazil
Given the new legal demands brought on by globalization, how are Brazil’s new corporate lawyers being trained? How has the regulation of the legal profession responded to globalization and the internationalization of legal services? How has Brazil responded to the need for lawyers capable of handling international commercial law, such as in the WTO? What is the impact of the global corporate legal market on Brazilian pro bono?
Frederico Almeida - UNICAMP
Louise Trubek - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Pedro Aguiar de Freitas – CESA, São Paulo
Fernando Aguillar – Grupo Anima
Marcos da Costa – OAB, São Paulo (invited)
3:30 – 4:30 PM The Contribution of the Brazil Study to the Theories of Lawyers in Society and in Globalization
How do GLEE’s findings change our understanding of the role lawyers are playing in Brazil today? About the impact of globalization on the profession? About the importance of lawyers in processes of globalization?
Maria da Gloria Bonelli – Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Alexandre Veronese – Universidade de Brasília (UNB)
David Trubek – Center on Legal Profession, Harvard Law School; University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fabio de Sa e Silva – Center on the Legal Profession, Harvard Law School; IPEA
4:30 - 5:30 PM The Future of Research on Lawyers in Emerging Economies: Brazil and Beyond
José Garcez Ghirardi – FGV Direito SP
Luciana Gross Cunha – FGV Direito SP
David Wilkins – Center on Legal Profession, Harvard Law School
5:00 PM – Cocktails
Hour: 9h – 18h
Local: FGV Direito SP (Rua Rocha, 233 – São Paulo, SP)
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