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Where it all began

André Elali Advogados was formed in 2002 from the union of young lawyers: André Elali and Evandro Zaranza, both with a vision dedicated to business law. It was one of the first RN offices to prospect and work with foreign clients and specialize in corporate and corporate law.

The acknowledgment

Since 2007, the firm has been working in legal consultancy linked to the structuring of Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, preparation of Due Diligence Reports, monitoring of environmental, tax and regulatory procedures, as well as the preparation of technical notes and preventive advice and complex business deals. economic, tax, environmental, corporate, corporate compliance, and medical and health law. Through research conducted between companies and legal directors by the Analysis Magazine, the office has been recognized since 2008 as a reference for its specialties and high qualification of its professionals, becoming one of the most respected in Brazil, having also recognized the partner André Elali. as one of the most admired lawyers in the year 2017.


From Natal to the world

André Elali Advogados has offices in the cities of Natal (RN), Brasília (DF) and Lisbon (PT). It is also evident in its efficient business problem-solving structures and experience with clients from various economic segments. Associated with national and foreign newsstands with high expertise, with emphasis on USA, Germany, Portugal, Spain, England, Singapore and China.


André Elali

Founding partner. PhD in Public Law from UFPE, Master from Presbyterian University Mackenzie (SP). Postdoctoral Internship at the University of Lisbon (Portugal). He is Associate Professor at the Department of Public Law at UFRN and Visiting Scholar at Max-Planck-Institüt für Steuerrecht (Munich, Germany) and Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom). Author and coordinator of dozens of books in the tax and regulatory area.

Evandro Zaranza

Founding partner. Specialist and Master in Tax Law from UFRN. He has chaired the OAB / RN Tax Law and Taxpayer Defense Committee for 10 years. He is a Professor of Tax Law at UNI-RN and UFRN undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Fernando Lucena

Partner. Specialist in Private Law, Master in Law from UFRN. Experience in complex litigation and in the management of administrative and judicial proceedings in the civil, legal, corporate, tax and labor areas.

Tertius Rebelo

Specialist in Medical and Health Law. Postgraduate in Civil and Business Law. Experience in civil and criminal actions and administrative procedures involving health professionals and companies. Member of the Special Committee on Medical and Health Law of the Federal Council of the Brazilian Bar (2016-2019); Member of the Commission on the Right to Health of OAB / RN (2012-2019); Member of the TJRN Executive Health Committee (2016-2019); Member of the Medical and Health Law Commission of ABA - Brazilian Association of Lawyers (RN); Member of the Review Committee of the Code of Medical Ethics in RN; Member of the World Association for Medical Law; Member of the Association of Lawyers of RN - AARN; Speaker on Medical Law, Health Law and Bioethics; Invited Professor of the Medicine courses at UFRN and UnP (RN); Professor of Specialization in Medical and Health Law at UNI-RN, UNIFACISA (Campina Grande / PB) and Julio Cesar Sanches Institute (Tocantins).

Arthur Araújo

Postgraduate in Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP). Acts in corporate matters involving structuring business operations, due diligence procedures and elaboration of compliance programs. Has experience in M&A, corporate contracts, bank contracts and foreign investment advice.

André Felipe Alves

Master in Economic Constitutional Law from UFRN. Has experience in corporate demands, such as contracts, business, regulatory, real estate, environmental and civil. It also acts in internal processes, involving the elaboration of due diligence, structuring of investments and corporate business, as well as governance and compliance.

Genário Torres

Master student in Economic Constitutional Law at UFRN. Headed the Active Debt Sector of the Municipal Tax Department of Natal / RN between 2015 and 2018. Experience in corporate civil and tax claims in judicial and administrative litigation. He is a Professor of Tax Law at the Graduate Program in Law at UNI-RN.

Francisco André Alves Moura

Master student (L.L.M.) in Business Law from the University of California, Berkeley (USA). Visiting student at the American University Washington College of Law in international trade. Experience in civil claims and arbitration proceedings. Former president of the Special Arbitration Commission of OAB / RN, ambassador of the Brazilian Association of Arbitration Students, member of the institute “ABCI” (Brazilian Association of International Trade), based in Washington, DC (USA) and member of the North American Union. Rio Grande do Sul of the Students of International Law.

Georgia Costa

Postgraduate in Constitutional Law from UFRN. Practice in family law, inheritance and civil law for companies. She is the mediator of the Federal Justice of Rio Grande do Norte - JFMEDIA program.

Pierre Franklin Araújo

Postgraduate in Tax Law at UFRN. Expertise in corporate, tax and real estate demands.

Larissa Maciel

Specialist in Labor Law and Process at the 21st Region School of Labor Magistracy, working in administrative and judicial proceedings in the civil and labor areas.

Monalisa Maia

Specialist in Labor Law postgraduate from UNI-RN. Expertise in civil, labor and consumer claims.

Jessica Jereissati

Graduated from UFRN with expertise in civil and criminal corporate demands.

Ricardo Martins

Specialist in State and Regulation Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV-SP). Master student in Law from the University of Brasilia (UnB). Expertise in Superior Courts, Regulatory Agencies, CADE and CARF, in the areas of Regulatory Law, Competition and Government Relations.

Roberto Tolentino

Specialist in Labor Law. He was a servant of the Regional Labor Court of the 21st Region and the Court of Justice of Rio Grande do Norte. Expertise in administrative and judicial proceedings in the civil and labor areas.

Lukas Darien

Graduated from UFRN with expertise in civil actions and administrative procedures involving health professionals and companies.


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Comfort, efficiency and technology

With its headquarters located in the neighborhood of Petrópolis, in Natal, very central region and easy access to all parts of the city, it also has one of the best infrastructures of the capital. André Elali Advogados occupies a two-story building of approximately 750m². of built area. To ensure comfort and privacy for guests, the venue has 18 rooms, three of them for meetings and a mini auditorium.

Meeting room


Lawyer Room

Meeting room

Mini Auditorium

Lawyer Room

Meeting room




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