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Veirano Advogados

Maria Luisa Souza Costa Soter Da Silveira

Maria Luisa Souza Costa Soter Da Silveira

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Expertise

  • Corporate Immigration
  • Labor and Social Security

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Profile
Isa Soter acts as counsel for Brazilian and multinational companies, advising them on labor disputes and Business Immigration issues. Isa frequently lectures on subjects related to corporate immigration and expatriates. Her combined experience in labor law and immigration gives Isa a unique view on these issues. Isa represents client in diverse industry sectors such as banking, oil and gas and telecommunications.

After approval in a public examination in 1992, Isa served as a labor judge until her retirement in 2000, initially in the Trial Court as a Substitute Judge and, after March 1994, as a Presiding Judge. In September 1996 she was summoned to work as a Substitute Judge in the Appellate Labor Court, where she worked in four different judicial groups in the Specialized Section on Individual Labor Disputes and in the Specialized Section on Collective Labor Disputes.

Veirano Advogados, and its Labor team, is the Brazilian representative in Ius Laboris, a global alliance of leading law firms in labor, benefits, immigration and retirement advisory. Headquartered in Brussels, Ius Laboris is present in over 45 countries and includes more than 2,200 lawyers worldwide.

Bar Admissions

Brazilian Bar Association (Chapters of the States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo)

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Candido Mendes University (UCAM) (1987).

Academy of American and International Law, International and Comparative Law Center, Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas (1988).
Areas of Practice

Corporate Immigration | Labor and Social Security

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Maria Luisa Soter Da Silveira was indicated by the English survey Which Lawyer? as a Recognized attorney in the areas of Labor and Employment Benefit.

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Chambers of Commerce and Associations

- American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham-RJ);
- British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (Britcham);
- Deutsch-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK);
- Federal Judges Association;
- National Association of Labor Law Judges;
- Rio de Janeiro Association of Labor Law Judges; and
- Ius Laboris.


Professional Activities and Experience

After approval in a public examination in 1992, Maria Luisa served as a labor judge until her retirement in 2000, initially in the Trial Court as a Substitute Judge and after March 1994 as a President Judge. In September 1996 she was summoned to work as a Substitute Judge in the Appellate Labor Court, where she worked in four different Groups of Judges, in the Specialized Section on Individual Labor Disputes and in the Specialized Section on Collective Labor Disputes. Between 1995 and 1997 she taught Labor Law at the Santa Ursula University. Presently, she is an invited Professor in the Post Graduation Program of the Law School of the Fundacao Getulio Vargas.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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