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The Brazilian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization

Edited by: David B.; Trubek David M. Wilkins, Luciana Gross Cunha, Jose Garcez Ghirardi

ISBN13: 9781107183544
Published: January 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.99
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This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of globalization's impact on the Brazilian legal profession. Employing original data from nine empirical studies, the book details how Brazil's need to restructure its economy and manage its global relationships contributed to the emergence of a new 'corporate legal sector' - a sector marked by increasingly large and sophisticated law firms and in-house legal departments. This corporate legal sector in turned helped to reshape other parts of the Brazilian legal profession, including legal education, pro bono practices, the regulation of legal services, and the state's legal capacity in international economic law.

The book, the second in a series on Globalization, Lawyers, and Emerging Economies, will be of interest to academics, lawyers, and policymakers concerned with the role that a rapidly globalizing legal profession is playing in the development of key emerging economies, and how these countries are integrating into the global market for legal services.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Latin America
Contents:
1. Globalization, lawyers and emerging economics: the case of Brazil Luciana Gross Cunha, Daniela Monteiro Gabbay, José Garcez Ghirardi, David M. Trubek and David B. Wilkins
2. Corporate law firms: the Brazilian case Daniela Monteiro Gabbay, Luciana Ramos and Ligia Pinto Sica
3. In-house counsels in Brazil: careers, professional profiles, and new roles Fabiana Luci de Oliveira and Luciana Ramos
4. South by Southeast: comparing the development of in-house legal department in Brazil and India David B. Wilkins and Vikramaditya S. Khanna
5. Globalizing processes for São Paulo attorneys: gender stratification in law firms and law-related businesses Maria da Gloria Bonelli and Camila de Pieri Benedito
6. The Ordem dos Advogados do Brazil and the politics of professional regulation in Brazil Frederico de Almeida and Paulo André Nassar
7. Doing well and doing good in an emerging economy: the social organization of pro bono Among corporate lawyers and law firms in São Paulo, Brazil Fabio de Sa e Silva
8. Legal education in Brazil: the challenges and opportunities of a changing context Luciana Gross Cunha and José Garcez Ghirardi
9. Transforming legal capacity in Brazil: international trade law and the myth of a booming practice Rubens Glezer, Vitor M. Dias, Adriane Sanctis de Brito and Rafael A. F. Zanatta
10. Lawyering in new developmentalism: legal professionals and the construction of the telecom sector in the emerging Brazil (1980s–2010s) Fabio de Sa e Silva and David M. Trubek.