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Banking And Financial Services

We advise Financial and Banking Institutions regulated by the Central Bank, assisting in the development of strategies in the advisory and litigation spheres, which are mainly related to banking, consumer, civil, regulatory, business, collective law (Civil Inquiries and Civil Actions Public) and contractual.

In preventive action, we seek to reduce the risk related to the filing of lawsuits and discussions about contractual clauses, providing advice from the development and creation of operations and financial products, to the effective insertion of new products in contractual instruments. We also act in defense of Institutions’ rights in the administrative and judicial spheres (actively and passively), with great experience in conducting ordinary and strategic demands.

Among the services provided, we highlight the following:

  • Checking and carrying out preventive diagnoses in order to know and anticipate risky legal situations, and help with contractual measures and adjustments that are in accordance with applicable laws and with the majority jurisprudential understanding;


  • Strategic and technological litigation in judicial and administrative proceedings. In addition to having a highly qualified and experienced team in demands of this nature, Zavagna Gralha uses highly innovative and modern tools and systems, which assist in procedural management and enable a reliable risk forecast to be carried out;


  • Extensive experience in demands involving collective rights. The office has a strong presence in all kinds of lawsuits involving collective rights, with emphasis on: civil inquiries, administrative proceedings related to assessments by bodies such as the Public Ministry and Procon;


  • Defense in administrative proceedings and filing of annulment actions involving other market players, Central Bank of Brazil, Stock Exchange (B3), Securities Commission (CVM), National Financial System Appeals Council (CRSFN) etc.;


  • Procedural conduction based on the particularities of the cases, in order to combine technical issues with an action always close to the judiciary, facilitating communication and analysis of specific issues, especially through oral arguments and orders/meetings with magistrates in general – of the First-degree judges to the Ministers of Superior Courts;


  • Working with opposing lawyers. Repetitive demands arising from the improper capture of clients by lawyers considered “offensive”, with combative action before the Bodies of the OAB, especially in the Court of Ethics and Discipline (TED).