Noronha Advogados is pleased to announce that with effect from 1 December 2013 Jun Zhang, Thiago Santos Barroca, Mônica Missaka and Rodrigo Gomes Maia, have become partners of the firm.

Jun Zhang – a Chinese national and qualified Chinese lawyer, Jun is based in our São Paulo office where he acts as our chief liaison with Chinese clients and the Chinese institutional and diplomatic community.

Thiago Santos Barroca – Based in our Rio de Janeiro office, Thiago is a specialist in international trade defence issues (anti-dumping, safeguards and countervailing measures) and coordinates our strong international team in this area.

Mônica Missaka – A specialist in commercial law, with more than ten years of experience in the international area, Mônica heads our international department in São Paulo advising international clients, with a strong emphasis on Chinese inward investment, on Brazilian corporate, commercial and contractual issues.

Rodrigo Gomes Maia – Formerly resident director of our Shanghai office, now operating out of our Rio de Janeiro office, Rodrigo  is a specialist in international trade issues and chief coordinator of our Shanghai and Beijing offices.