AWARDS

The firm has act on relevant success cases and has been recognized in several areas of activity. All recognition is a result of daily efforts of a team moved by the satisfaction and success of our clients. Being continuously recognized by the market and our clients is a reason of great pride and the biggest motivation for continuous improvement.

Top awards

Chambers Global
Years: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015
Category: “Notable Lawyers” and “Leading Individuals”

Chambers and Partners publishes is one of the most respected legal directories in the world and is a trusted source of information for the legal community. Alexandre Sion was elected as one of the most “notable lawyers” and “leading individuals” ranking for Energy and Natural Resources for the third year in a row by “Chambers Global”, in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015.

According to the publication, the founding-partner of Sion Advogados is listed between one of the 10 most admirable lawyers in Brazil at his practice area. In interviews, clients assured that Alexandre “has a deep knowledge of the market” and also that “he has a lot of experience in the sector”.

Besides that, they have highlighted his “notable expertise for contracts, mining and environmental law, besides his keen vision for business in general”.

The Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America are one of the largest and most important global legal publications.

According to the publication, the founding-partner of Sion Advogados is listed as one of the 10 most admirable lawyers of Brazil in his practice area. In interviews, clients assured that Alexandre “has a deep knowledge of the market” and also that “he has a lot of experience in the sector”.

Beyond that, they have highlighted his “notable expertise for contracts, mining and environmental law, alongside his keen vision for business in general”.

The Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America is one of the largest and most important global legal publications.

Chambers Latin America
Years: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014
Category: “Corporate/Commercial” and “Energy & Natural Resources: Mining”

Chambers Latin America publishes is another of the most respected legal directories in the world and is a trusted source of information for the legal community. For the fifth consecutive year, in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014, “Chambers Latin America” ranked Alexandre Sion, founding partner of Sion Advogados, in two lists “Notable Lawyers” and “Leading Individuals”. According to the 2017 publication, the founding-partner of Sion Advogados is listed between one of the 10 most admirable lawyers in Brazil at his practice area. In interviews, clients assured that Alexandre “has deep knowledge of the market” and also that “he has a lot of experience in the sector”. Besides that, they have highlighted his “notable expertise for contracts, mining and environmental law, besides his keen vision for business in general”.

The Legal 500
Years: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015

The Legal 500 is an English publication of the biggest and most renowned publications for certification and research in the legal area. Sion Advogados was listed among the 11 leading firms in Brazil in its segment for the third consecutive year, in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

The Legal 500 points out that “the specialized firm is renowned by its work in infrastructure and Alexandre Sion, founding partner, has an amazing curriculum”.

Análise 500
Years: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 e 2012

The Annual Publication Análise Advocacia 500 is the biggest and most relevant appointment of the Brazilian legal market. The publication’s team consult directors of over 1500 corporations and they vote for the most admired lawyers and law firms. Sion Advogados are highlighted for six years: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2012.

In 2018, the firm and its founder, Alexandre Sion, were nominated in comprehensive category as the most admired of Brazil Environment Law. In addition, they were listed as the most admired law firm and lawyer of Minas Gerais and, in Energy, Alexandre stood in second place, meanwhile Sion Advogados in third.

They were also highlighted in Corporate Contracts, Construction and Engineering and Steel Industry and Mining.

Who’s Who Legal
Years: 2019, 2018 e 2017

Who’s Who Legal® is one of the most admirable publications worldwide, that identifies the most relevant legal professionals in more than 100 countries. Alexandre Sion was recognized as one of the most admirable lawyers in environmental law by Who’s Who Legal® on 2017.

IFLR 1000
Year: 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017

IRFL 1000 is the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. Sion Advogados was recommended in project development practice by IFLR1000 – 2018 Edition, which is the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers.

Best Lawyers ®
Category: The Best Lawyers in Brazil©
Years: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 e 2015

The Best Lawyers Board of Advisors is a group of distinguished legal professionals from the world’s leading law firms and much of the General Counsel. Best Lawyers can compile a shortlist representing exceptional talent in an area of practice and location based on the sound recommendations of legal peers. Alexandre Sion, is among the most admired lawyers and law firms in Brazil, according to the publications for four consecutive years.

Leaders League
Year: 2020, 2019 and 2018

Leaders League is a prestigious French publication into which rating agency for top executives at the international level. Sion Advogados was recommended for its excellence in 2019 and 2018 in litigation and commercial category.

 Corporate INTL 2020

 

 corp INTL

Sion Advogados is proud to have just been awarded by Corporate INTL, the Legal Research Practice Guide, in the categories “Infrastructure Projects Law Firm of the Year in Brazil – 2020” and “Environmental Law – Law Firm of the Year in Brazil – 2020”.

 

 


Global Excellence Awards – Best Cross-Border Transactions Law Firm Brazil – 2019

Acquisition International recognised Sion Advogados as the Best Cross-Border Transactions Law Firm Brazil in the year 2019. The guide is located in England and is one of the most followed guides in Corporate Finance.

 


Global Law Experts Annual Awards – Infrastructure Projects Law Firm of the Year 2019

The guide Global Law Awards recognized Sion Advogados as Law Firm of the Year in Infrastructure Projects in the Boutique category.

Laywer International – Legal 100 Awards

Alexandre Sion – Sion Advogados – Best Founder of the Year – Brazil – 2019

Best Law Firm of the Year – Brazil – 2019


AI – Acquisition International 

Leading Civil Law Adviser of the Year – Brazil

 

The periodic Acquisition International is located in England and distributed in whole world, as one of the most followed in Corporate Finance.


AI Legal Awards – Best Infrastructure-Focused Law Firm – Brazil ©

 

On 2016, Sion Advogados has been awarded with the “Best Infrastructure-Focused Law Firm – Brazil” by AI Legal Awards.

The periodic Acquisition International ®  is located in England and  distributed in whole world, as one of the most followed in Corporate Finance.


M&A Awards ® –  “Client Choice Award: Best for M&A Law – Brazil ©”

On 2016, Sion Advogados has been awarded Client Choice Award: Best for M&A Law – Brazil, in its third consecutive year (2014, 2015 and 2016) by l M&A Awards ©.

The periodic Acquisition International ®  is located in England and  distributed in whole world, as one of the most followed in Corporate Finance.


Wealth & Finance INTL – Most outstanding law firm 2016

Sion Advogados has been named as the ‘Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016, Brazil’ by Wealth & Finance INTL.


International Advisory Experts 

Alexandre Sion won the IAE Environmental Law, Commercial Contracts, Infrastructure & Project law (Brazil) awards for 2016, 2018 and 2019.

In addition, in 2019 Internation Advisory Experts granted Alexandre Sion the International Commercial Law within Brazil award.


Corporate Livewire – Innovation & Excellence Awards – Excellence in Constitutional Law 2017

 

Alexandre Sion has won the Corporate Livewire – Excellence in Constitutional Law 2017.


AI – Leading Advisors of the Year

ŒLeading Renewable Energy Consultant of the Year, Brazil

 

On 2016, Sion Advogados has been named as ŒLeading Renewable Energy Consultant of the Year, Brazil.

The periodic Acquisition International ®  is located in England and  distributed in whole world, as one of the most followed in Corporate Finance.


Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards 2017 – Excellence in Mergers and Acquisitions

 

Alexandre Sion has won the Mergers & Acquisitions Awards, organized by the Corporate Live Wire Awards, for his excellence in Mergers and Acquisitions.


Finance Monthly – Law Awards 2017

Constitutional Law – Law Firm of the Year – Brazil

 

Sion Advogados was nominated , by Finance Monthly Law Awards 2017, the winner firm in the category of Constitutional Law – Law Firm of the Year – Brazil.


AI – Leading Advisors of the Year ®

Ones to Watch in Renewable Energy – 2017

 

On 2017, Sion Advogados has been named as Ones to Watch in Renewable Energy for 2017.

The periodic Acquisition International ®  is located in England and  distributed in whole world, as one of the most followed in Corporate Finance.


Business Growth Awards ®

 

On 2017, Sion Advogados has been proudly named as Best Law Firm – 2017 by Business Growth Awards.


AI Legal Awards

Best Corporate Law Firm 2017 – Brazil & Corporate Law Attorney of the Year 2017 – Brazil

 

In 2017, the AI Legal Awards granted Sion Advogados the title of Best Corporate Law Firm 2017 – Brazil & Corporate Law Attorney of the Year 2017 – Brazil for its work in the area.

Acquisition International is headquartered in England and has a global distribution and is considered one of the most respected in the area of corporate finance.
On 2018 edition, both Sion Advogados and Alexandre Sion, its founding partner, have been awarded with the “Leading Civil Law Adviser of the Year, Brazil”, by Acquisition International Magazine.


Lawyer Monthly

 

Winner in the category of –  Environmental Law – Lawyer of the Year – Brazil

On the 2018 edition, Alexandre Sion, founding partner of Sion Advogados, proudly, has been recognized by Lawyer Monthly Magazine as one of the finalists of Lawyer 100 Brasil Awards 2018, which elects the most notable lawyers in Brasil.

The Lawyer Monthly is one of the greatest guides in the world and selects the most respected professionals in the legal world.


Corporate USA Today

Law Awards and Annual Awards

On the 2018 edition, Sion Advogados proudly announce that it has been selected in the Best Law Firm of the Year – Brazil category, on the Corporate USA Today – Annual Awards publication.

Furthermore, the Corporate USA Today – Law Awards – 2018 edition, has awarded Alexandre Sion on the Best Founder of the Year – Brazil category, which honourably we publicize.

Renowned for its unrivalled reach and targeted readership, now with a subscriber base totalling 287,768, the publication is at the forefront of all matters corporate, reaching professionals and board level decision makers, dealmakers, game changers, and all those advising, actively in the U.S business market.


The Lawyer International – Global Awards

Best Founder of the Year

Sion Advogados proudly announce that Alexandre Sion, its Founding Partner, has been awarded as the Best Founder of The Year – Brazil, by The Lawyer International Global Awards, 2018 edition.

This publication’s awards celebrate the leading, most prolific firms and individuals, that have continually displayed a huge degree of tenacity and ability to punch above their weight, within their area of specialisation.

Moreover, it’s presented across all geographical locations that the Monthly Magazine penetrates, and receive a large degree of nominations from the Legal sector, and from individuals active within corporate finance and Investment Banking, as these individuals will often experience the sheer tenacity of the advisors involved alongside them, assisting with the requirements that their shared clients have.


Corporate LiveWire – Global Awards 2018

Constitutional Lawyer of the Year

Sion Advogados proudly anounces that, Alexandre Sion, was awarded as Constitutional Lawyer of the Year – Brazil, by Corporate LiveWire – Global Awards, 2018 edition.


Corporate Intl – Global Awards

Infrastructure Projects Law Firm of the Year in Brazil 2019

 

Corporate Intl awarded Sion Advogados as the Boutique winner of their 2019 Magazine Global Award in the category above mentioned.


M&A Today – Global Awards – 2019

The M&A Today Awards strive to be the World’s most coveted and complete awards programs, taking votes from over 163 countries globally. The awards recognise dedication to excellence on a global basis.

Best Law Firm  of the Year

Once again, Sion Advogados and its Founding Partner, Alexandre Sion, were nominated as the best office and best founder of the year.corp INTL

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