Francisco Kümmel Ferreira Alves

Francisco Kümmel Alves

Practice Areas

Francisco Kümmel is CMT’s Managing Partner (COO – Chief Operating Officer), responsible for institutional and strategic issues relevant to the firm as a whole, coordinating CMT’s operations in order to achieve maximum efficiency, transparency and sustainability, focusing on in processes that enhance the firm’s mission and values.

Joining the firm for 10 years, he coordinated the service to some of CMT’s biggest clients and later took over the management of the Porto Alegre unit. He has a broad understanding of public tenders and contracts, as well as business legal planning and the effective operationalization and implementation of corporate strategies.

It has expertise in negotiating contracts and commercial operations, organizing, coordinating and facilitating projects for the expansion and modernization of highly complex industrial plants, which together exceed R$ 1 billion, carrying out contract negotiation, due diligence , legal opinions and strategic analysis in favor of clients from different sectors.

A lawyer distinguished by his strategic vision and interdisciplinary knowledge, Francisco was asked by clients to act as a negotiator and strategist in several disputes involving the most varied conflicts, including corporate claims, contractual disputes, agreements and collective bargaining.

  • OAB/RS 73.576
  • OAB/SP 380.623
  • OAB/PR 87.193
  • Master in Business Administration and Management, Fundação Getúlio Vargas – EBAPE (in progress)
  • MBA in Business Management, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2019)
  • M in Business Law, Unisinos (2014)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (2007)
  • Transaction costs and insurance contracts: protecting the insured is socially acceptable? (Custos de transação e contratos de seguro: proteger o segurado é socialmente desejável?). Livraria do Advogado (2007)
Book Chapter
  • Transaction costs and insurance contracts: protecting the insured is socially acceptable?. Livraria do Advogado (2008)
  • The High Cost of Non Positive Rights, a United States Perspective (O Alto Custo de Não se Ter Direitos Positivos, Uma Perspectiva dos Estados Unidos). Livraria do Advogado (2008)
  • Brazilian Bar Association (RS, SP, PR)
  • English (fluent)

CMT Lawyers occupies a prominent and leading position in the area of ​​business law, with a growing presence and distinction in the main business centers of the country, recognized by the main national and international publications of law firm rankings, such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Análise Advocacia and Chambers & Partners as one of the best law firms in the south of the country in business law.


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