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Consulting Engineering -

Projects & Inspection 


Throughout its history, SFCS advises, under the full-service system, several consulting engineering companies in carrying out projects in Brazil, Portugal, Angola and Mozambique, having experience in public and private projects, with the following activities:

  • Assistance in the analysis and interpretation of notices to tenders (public and private) and invitation to tenders;

  • Assistance in structuring commercial proposals, including corporate, labor, tax and regulatory modeling, as well as issues related to financing;

  • Assistance in tendering procedures, drafting of impugnations to notices, administrative appeals and other acts;

  • Assistance in the management of administrative contracts and covenants and in the claims for economic-financial rebalancing;

  • Proposition of judicial measures to control administrative acts, especially in public tenders (Annulment Actions and Writs of Security);

  • Drafting and monitoring (full-service) of service contracts;

  • Assistance in obtaining insurance for the execution of services;

  • Drafting and monitoring of supply contracts (both for equipment and services), including import and customs clearance;

  • Management and execution of administrative and private contracts related to infrastructure undertakings and engineering and construction projects, comprising client support in the registration and communication of relevant contractual events, as well as the analysis, drafting and negotiation of economic-financial rebalancing claims of contracts and those related to indemnities;

  • Representation in legal proceedings related to the undertakings, especially labor claims;

  • Preventive labor assistance from the beginning of the employee's hiring until the eventual termination of the employment contract;

  • Drafting of employment and service contracts for the most diverse segments;

  • Creation of profit-sharing plans, rules for variable compensation, executive compensation;

  • Direct performance in the strategy to prevent the reduction of labor and civil liabilities;

  • Expertise in the defense of national and multinational companies in cases involving expatriate employees;

  • Permanent performance with the client, to avoid contingencies in the sector;

  • Advice on negotiation and litigation;

  • Representation of legal entities in legal proceedings and in the administrative phase (with the Ministry of Labor and Employment, the Public Ministry of Labor and Regional Labor Offices) related to the application of labor rules;

  • Representation of our clients in demands proposed by executives, highly complex demands, with a well-defined defense strategy, considering the litigating parties and their potential repercussion;

  • Representation in arbitration proceedings, from the submission of the Arbitration Request to the rendition of arbitration judgment;

  • Representation in administrative procedures before the Federal Audit Court, state Audit Courts, Federal Accountability Office, and other inspection and control authorities 

  • Representation in Public Civil Actions for Administrative Impropriety;

  • Representation in collection actions arising from contracts agreed with the public administration;

  • Representation in Indemnity Proceedings resulting from failure to provide services to subcontractors;

  • Structuring of tax planning, enabling the assessment of possible tax or financial benefits, optimizing the tax burden on operations;

  • Analysis of the legal deductions applicable to the tax calculation bases, in line with the sector and its specificities;

  • Evaluation of the applicable Special Regimes, with assistance in the document instruction to request the concession and administrative follow-up.



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