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

Great Place to Work
Year: 2021

Sion Advogados is proudly recognized with the Great Place to Work seal, which reflects, we believe, the way in which we value this team of employees.

Chambers Global
Years: 2021, 2020, 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 2020, 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: 2021, 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”.

Chambers Brazil
Year: 2021

Chambers Brazil offers the most complete and in-depth market analysis and ratings of leading law firms and lawyers across the country.
In 2021, in the inaugural year of publication in the country, the award highlighted Alexandre Sion, founding partner of Sion Advogados, as one of the most admired lawyers in the areas of Environmental; Corporate / Commercial (Minas Gerais); Energy and Natural Resources: Mining.

The Legal 500
Years: 2020, 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: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 e 2012

The Análiso Advocacia Editorial yearbook is the largest and most relevant survey carried out in the Brazilian legal market. Segment directors in 1500 corporations are consulted by the publication’s staff and vote for the newsstands and professionals they most admire. Sion Advogados has been ranked prominently since 2012.

In 2021, the firm, in the Comprehensive category, and the partners of Sion Advogados were classified as the most admired in more than 20 categories. They were:
1st place by UF / Minas Gerais; 1st Place – Environmental – Alexandre Sion (Specialty); 2nd place in Environmental (Specialty); 4th Place – Business Contracts (Specialty); 4th Place – Regulatory (Specialty); 4th Place – Electronics (Specialty); 3rd Place – Electric Energy (Specialty); 4th Place – Machines and equipment (Specialty); 3rd Place – Environmental – Bernardo Pessoa (Specialty); 4th – Business Contracts – Bernardo Pessoa (Specialty); 4th – Civil – Bernardo Pessoa (Specialty); 4th – Regulatory – Gustavo Santiago (Speciality); 2nd Place – Electric Energy – Alexandre Sion (Economic Sector); 3rd Place – Steel and Mining – Alexandre Sion Economic Sector; 5th Place – Electric Energy – Bernardo Pessoa; 2nd Place – Steel and Mining – Bernardo Pessoa (Economic Sector); 4th – Steel and mining – Gustavo Santiago (Economic Sector); 1st Place – Alexandre Sion (UF / Minas Gerais); 1st Place – Bernardo Pessoa (UF / Minas Gerais); 4th Place – Gustavo Santiago (UF / Minas Gerais)

In 2020, the firm, in the Comprehensive category, and its founding partner, Alexandre Sion, were ranked second in the Most Admired category in the Environmental category in Brazil and first in Minas Gerais.
In previous years, the firm and Alexandre Sion were also ranked as the Most Admired in 2nd and 3rd places in the Electric Energy Sector; 3rd Most Admired in the Oil and Gas Sectors; 4th Most Admired in the Energy and Mining Sectors; 5th Most Admired in the Steel and Mining Sectors.

Who’s Who Legal
Years: 2021, 2020, 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: 2021, 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: 2020, 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.

Top Ranked Lawyers Latin America
Year: 2021

Alexandre Sion, founding partner of Sion Advogados, was recommended as lead attorney Energy and natural resources, environment and mining
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Leaders League
Year: 2022, 2021, 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 in the areas of Mining and Environmental Law. Sion Advogados was recommended for its excellence in2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018 in litigation and commercial category.

2021 Prêmio Anual da Rede de Advogados

The Lawyer Network is an international, informative publication, specializing in identifying the best legal professionals in each country.

In 2021, Sion Advogados was awarded the Infrastructure Projects Office of the Year category in Brazil.

  

Corporate America Today 2020

A publicação Corporate America Today reconheceu o Sion Advogados como o Melhor Escritório de Advocacia do Ano – Brasil.


 

Especialistas em Consultoria Internacional

Alexandre Sion, sócio fundador da Sion Advogados, nomeada o prêmio internacional de Especialistas em Consultoria Internacional, uma aliança global de firmas jurídicas, financeiras e de consultoria bem comum e experientes.


Finanças Mensais 

 Sion Advogados está na décima edição do Finance Mensal Legal Awards, o Sion Advogados foi premiado, pela segunda vez, na categoria “Direito Constitucional – Escritório do Ano Brasil”.

Resultado de imagem para finance monthly – law awards 2020


 

Corporate INTL 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

 corp INTL

Sion Advogados se orgulha de ter acabado de ser premiado pelo Corporate INTL, Guia de Práticas de Pesquisa Jurídica, nas categorias “Escritório de Advocacia do Ano em Projetos de Infraestrutura no Brasil – 2020” e “Direito Ambiental – Escritório de Advocacia do Ano no Brasil – 2021 e 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 2021, 2020 & 2019 

 

The Sion Advogados and Founding Partner Alexandre Sion were awarded by the Global 100, ranking of the most sustainable corporations in the world, in the categories “Best Founder of the Year (2021, 2020 and 2019) – Brazil” and “Best Office of the Year (2021, 2020 and 2019) – Brazil”, respectively.

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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.

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