São Paulo, March 5th, 2013

We are glad to inform ADVOC Members of the joining of Dr. Daniel Chen as Partner of the Labour Department of Siqueira Castro – Advogados in São Paulo.

Dr. Daniel Chen holds a degree from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), in addition to post-graduation and Master’s degree in Labour Law from the same university, relying on more than 15 years of successful professional career.

The new Partner is one of the most important names in the new generation of Labour Law in Brazil. Dr. Daniel Chen has relevant experience in the assistance of major companies in relation to labour and social security law, with emphasis on strategic litigation and legal consultancy.

Dr. Daniel Chen began his career working with the partner and coordinator of the Labour / Social Security Department of the Firm, Dr. Otavio Pinto e Silva. Subsequently, he worked for 10 years in a prestigious law firm in São Paulo, as the Partner in charge of the strategic labour suits center.

Dr. Daniel Chen is a member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) and he authored several articles and books related to Labour and Social Security Law.

The new partner will work in the unit of the Firm established in São Paulo and he will perform together with Dr. Otavio Pinto e Silva and remaining Partners of the Labour Department of the Firm all over the Country, in important ongoing projects carried out by the many units of Siqueira Castro - Advogados.

“We are very happy to reinforce our labour team with one of the great names of the new generation of labour law in Brazil. Daniel has constructed a brilliant career in one of the finest labour boutiques in Brazil and has a solid academic background. Labour law is one of the pillars of our Firm and Daniel’s addition is part of our strategy of consolidating our leading position in the field” says Carlos Fernando Siqueira Castro, managing partner of the Firm.