Maria Luisa (Isa) Soter

Partner - Brazil

Isa Soter is a partner in the firm’s Rio de Janeiro office. She focuses her practice in the areas of corporate immigration and labour and employment law, advising international and Brazilian corporations on successfully navigating the Brazilian labour laws. Ms. Soter also advises companies on immigration matters and manages multiple immigration cases annually for corporate clients across a range of industries, including banking, oil & gas and telecommunications.

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Veirano Advogados

Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 770 – Leblon - CEP: 22431-004 - Rio de Janeiro/RJ – Brasil

Tel: +552138244747

Rio de Janeiro based labour and corporate immigration partner

After establishing the Corporate Immigration Practice at the firm, Ms. Soter has continued to develop the expertise of this practice, making the firm a recognized leader in the corporate immigration field. Often a foreign company’s first contact with Brazil is through the corporate immigration process – a fact that keeps clients coming back to Ms. Soter for her effective and efficient processing of this critical documentation.

Ms. Soter also has a dynamic and varied labour practice, counseling Brazilian and international employers on issues related to outsourcing, overtime, collective bargaining agreements, terminations and drug testing. Clients from Britain, the United States and Australia rely upon Ms. Soter’s expertise and knowledge of Brazilian labour codes. Ms. Soter brings a unique perspective to clients based on her early career experience as a labour judge (from 1992 to 2000) and her knowledge of, and ability to interpret, the key Brazilian labour laws.

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