Rafael de Assis Horn

FOUNDING PARTNER

rafael@mh.adv.br

Professional experience

Rafael has a singular and modern view of the Law, which allows him to develop singular strategies to handle a wide variety of legal matters, especially complex dispute resolutions, corporate transactions and contract negotiations. In addition, he has a broad experience handling complex litigation. For years, he has been referred by the legal directories Chambers & Partners and Leaders League as one of Brazil’s leading specialists in dispute resolutions. He is also the CEO of the firm.

Education

Specialized in International Business and the Law, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – UFSC (2004).
Specialized in Tax Law, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – UFSC (2001).
Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina – UFSC (1997).

Additional activities

President, Financial Cooperatives Section, Brazilian Bar Association (2013-2018).
Director Treasurer, Brazilian Bar Association – Santa Catarina (2016-2018).
President, Administrative Council – Sicoob Advocacia (2013-2015).
Financial Director, Sicoob Advocacia (2005-2013).
Federal Counsellor, Brazilian Bar Association – Santa Catarina (2010-2013).
Judge, Electoral Tribunal of Santa Catarina – TRE/SC (2009-2011).
Secretary General, Brazilian Bar Association – Santa Catarina (2007-2009).
Executive Member, Companies’ House of Santa Catarina – JUCESC (1999-2007).
Legal Manager, Chamber of the Shopkeepers of São José, Santa Catarina (2005-2007).
President, Public Morale and Order Section of the Brazilian Bar Association – Santa Catarina (2004-2006).

Recognition

Chambers & Partners – Leading Individual – Dispute Resolution; South – Brazil (2013-2018).
Leaders League – Civil & Commercial Litigation – Brazil (2018).

Languages

Portuguese (native), English, French and Spanish