Transport and Logistics

Structuring operations in infrastructure projects

The Transport and Logistics sector covers various forms of national infrastructure, including transportation by road, air, rail and waterway.

According to the Ministry of Transport, Brazil has over 1,000,000 kilometers of highways, 30,600 kilometers of railroads, 21,000 kilometers of navigable waterways, 19,000 kilometers of pipelines and more than 100 airports.

R$ 18.5 bi
Federal public investment in the transport sector in 2016
21,905
Total aircraft registered in Brazil in 2016


Almeida Advogados’ highly-skilled team assists Brazilian and foreign clients with their legal matters in the Transport and Logistics sector.

Our expertise in this field includes:

  • Advising on administrative and judicial proceedings, while actively assisting with the formulation and implementation of strategies aimed at preventing and resolving disputes;

  • Assisting with regulatory matters in the Transport and Logistics sector, particularly in complying with the norms of the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), the National Waterway Transportation Agency (ANTAQ) and the National Land Transport Agency (ANTT);

  • Ensuring that our clients’ operations adhere to applicable environmental legislation in the Transport and Logistics sector;

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers and service providers related to the chain of production in the Transport and Logistics sector;

  • Drafting and negotiating lease and use agreements;

  • Drafting and negotiating incentive and partnership agreements;

  • Providing specialized tax advice relating to the Transport and Logistics sector;

  • Advising on labor-related matters in the Transport and Logistics sector;

  • Consulting on privacy and information security-related matters applicable to the Transport and Logistics sector;

  • Offering representation before the institutions of the Legislative and Executive branches, as well as working closely with representatives on matters related to the Transport and Logistics sector;

  • Assisting with the receipt of government-issued operating licenses, authorizations and permits granted to clients in the Transport and Logistics sector.

Our Practice Areas

Corporate, M&A and Contracts
BANKING & FINANCE CAPITAL MARKETS Private Equity
Infrastructure and Project Finance
ENERGY MINING Oil & Gas
Labor, Employment and Social Security
IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Technology, Media and Telecommunications
DATA PROTECTION & CYBERSECURITY