Founded by Carolina Pinheiro and Selma Nunes, BrI Consulting is a multidisciplinary, diversified consulting firm which provides a wide range of legal advisory and consulting services to clients in Chile, Brazil, and around South America.
The professionals at BrI Consulting have international experience and training in the corporate sectors and knowledge of the business cultures of Chile and Brazil, thus reducing the impact of cultural barriers to effective communication, facilitating the conduct of new business and adding value to our clients’ projects in international negotiations.
Our firm's mission is to provide our clients with legal and business solutions that contribute to the development and growth of their businesses in a competitive business environment. With real experience in the preparation and skills that working within the current legal framework requires, our company is prepared to meet the needs of local and international clients.
Brazilian lawyer, graduated from CEUMA University with a specialization in Civil Law and Civil Procedure from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation / Isan. Specialization in US-CHILE FTA and Master in International Law, both from the University de Chile. Master in Marketing Direction and Master© in Business Law from Adolfo Ibañez University.
Throughout her 15 years of experience in the Chilean market, she has worked at Montt & Cía and Lagos Maclean Abogados, always leading the Brazil-Chile investment areas, welcoming companies from diversified sectors and guiding them through the processes required to do business in Chile and in Brazil. In Brazil, she worked for Velten & Azevedo Advogados Associados.
She is also the founder of the advertising and marketing agency Inbrax, with 7 years in the market. During her tenure, she positioned the agency in the top ten of Chile's most creative advertising agencies, according to the 2014 Crema Ranking. In addition to her experience in the legal and marketing worlds, she has generated a network of contacts capable of providing broad support to companies interested in the Chilean market.
Being trilingual (Portuguese, Spanish and English) eases the delivery of support to foreign investors entering the Chilean market, allowing them to more efficiently understand the laws and how to do business in the country.
She is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association of Maranhão (OAB / MA 6.160
Brazilian Lawyer, Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences Vianna Júnior, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Postgraduate "Lato Sensu" in Criminal Sciences, Federal University Juiz de Fora, Brazil. Master in Business Law, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez, Chile.
With experience in corporate and contract areas, working in the elaboration and analysis of national and international contracts, negotiation and corporate disputes, creation of legal structures for foreign investments, structuring and restructuring, development of works in the corporate environment, including mergers and acquisitions operations.
As a lawyer, she has been coordinator of the telecommunications area of a foreign company in its subsidiaries in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Peru, informing and managing legal issues of the branches for the parent company.
Since 2007, she has participated in Molina Rios Abogados, advising Brazilian and foreign companies of multiple industries that set up their operations in Chile, as well as foreign companies that set up in Brazil, providing all the support from the beginning of their operations and accompanying the legal needs in their businesses. It carries out bidding work for ports and airports.
She has served as Director of the Chilean-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce 2008 - 2014 and has been recognized by Chambers and Partners Global 2012, 2013 and 2014 in the Corporate/M&A session, also indicated as Foreign Expert, with knowledge in Brazil.
Account Controller Chilean-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce. Member of the Minas Gerais Bar Association - BR OAB/MG 99.689.
BrI Consulting provides diversified advisory services to Chilean and foreign investors who decide to operate and / or invest in Chile as well as in Brazil. Our advisory services provide support in structuring all aspects of a business, from initial conception to final execution.
Our consultants completely support the expansion of new business for companies that settle in Chile or Brazil. We develop all the necessary elements to bring these investments to fruition: studies, market evaluation, internationalization, corporate constitutions, and legal structuring and improvement of each business or activity.
Focused on the business realm, BRI provides highly qualified legal services with integrated solutions that offer each client the security and confidence to bring intelligent results to business needs in Chile and Brazil.
Each client receives specialized advice and our full dedication during the merger and acquisition (M & A) process. Throughout all stages, our advisory services are customized to meet the specific needs of each client. This includes planning, defining strategy, structuring, implementation and reorganization, discovering opportunities for value creation, setting goals, and identifying future opportunities.
In regards to the processes of entering a local market, we orient our clients with scenario planning, market and sector analysis, development of investment strategies, analysis of laws, norms and regulations, contact with local authorities, search for strategic partners or investors, and collection of key information, among others.
BRI acts as manager and intermediary between the buyer and seller of a company, advising on the search for investors, representatives or strategic partners. We also guide companies in commercial management preparation in order to deliver all necessary documents, thus ensuring the successful execution of the operation to close the deal.
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"We offer the complete support for the expansion of new business of the companies that wish to star operations install in Chile or in Brazil developing all the elements necessary to materialize your investments"