Corporate Criminal (Advisory)

Chediak Advogados offers consulting counsel in criminal matters for its clients to meet the strictest Brazilian legislative requirements. In any area – environmental, tax, consumer, labor, among others – the goal is to prevent criminal developments that may affect their business and executives.

The Firm has a multidisciplinary team with the required experience to assist companies, both domestic and foreign, and their managers, in complex cases involving several jurisdictions.

  • Due diligence in criminal matters
  • Legal opinions in criminal matters
  • Legal counsel with regard to cooperation with public authorities and self-report
  • Internal corporate investigations (preparation of investigation plan, document review, interviews, preparation and presentation of final report)
  • Legal counsel in leniency agreements
  • Preparation of requests to file and follow-up on police inquiries
  • Follow-up on hearings before public authorities
  • Criminal defense in the investigation and court stages
  • Follow-up on precautionary measures
  • Counsel and execution of agreements for early collaboration, non-prosecution, among others.
  • Counsel in negotiations with Brazilian authorities concomitantly negotiating with foreign authorities (DOJ, SEC, SFO, among others)
  • Collaboration in internal investigations by foreign offices in domestic subsidiaries


  • 2017
  • Análise Advocacia – Most Admired Lawyer; Criminal; São Paulo; Fabio Lucato