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Efficiency for those who want to have experiences abroad.

You can count on our team of experts to start your new journey.

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Specialty areas

  • Portuguese citizenship and Immigration
    - Legal assistance for children, grandchildren, spouses and companions of Portuguese nationals; - Legal assistance for descendants of Sephardic Jews; - Transcription of marriages and divorces; - Research of documents and certificates; - Assistance in obtaining criminal record certificates; - Genealogy services; - Visa assistance; - Apostille and legalization of documents; - Legal assistance on marriage procedures between a Portuguese or Brazilian nationaland a foreigner; - Correction of Brazilian civil certificates via domestic Courts; - Legal assistance on diploma validation procedures.
  • Italian citizenship
    - Assistance on procedures in obtaining Italian nationality; - Research of documents and certificates both in Brazil and Italy; - Transcription of marriage and divorce certificates; - Genealogy services; - Legal assistance on marriage procedures between an Italianor Brazilian national and a foreigner; - Correction of Brazilian civil certificates via domestic Courts; - Apostille and document legalization.
  • French citizenship
    - Legal assistance in Brazil in the research of documents and certificates; - Marriage and divorce certificates transcription; - Visas; - Apostille and document legalization; - Legal assistance on marriage procedures between a French or Brazilian national and a foreigner; - Correction of Brazilian civil certificates via domestic Courts; - Legal assistance for French nationals in Brazil.
  • Spanish citizenship
    - Legal assistance in Brazil in the research of documents and certificates; - Visas; - Assistance on procedures inobtaining Spanish nationality; - Apostille and document legalization; - Legal assistance on marriage procedures between a Spanish or Brazilian national and a foreigner; - Correction of Brazilian civil certificates via domestic Courts; - Genealogy services; - Legal assistance for Spanish nationals in Brazil.
  • Legal assistance for foreigners in Brazil
    - Visas; - Brazilian residence permits; - Apostille and document legalization; - Validation of foreign diplomas; - Legal assistance on marriage procedures between a Brazilian national and a foreigner; - Brazilian nationality.
  • CAPES/CNPq Scholars assistance
    - Online consultancy in order to organize strategies; - Assistance in the preparation of novation requests; - Advice in order to obtain No Objection Letters (for J-1 Visa Holders who need a waiver); - Interstice postponement; - Requesting the installment of debts; - Representation in lawsuits; - Assistance in the validation processes of foreign diplomas in Brazil.
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Clarissa Bahia Barroso França
Attorney-in-law and Founding Partner

Clarissa França is a migration law attorney with over 11 years of experience, also specializing in advising CAPES and CNPq scholarship holders.

As a founding partner, Clarissa holds a Law Degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), where she completed her studies with a Raphael Magalhães and Cândido Naves award nomination. She was a visiting student of the master’s degree in International Law at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne in France, Paris (2008-2009).

About us

We offer specialized solutions for those who want to have some experience abroad.


Our team of experts can help you obtain Portuguese, French, Italian and Brazilian citizenship, visas and residence permits.


Since 2013, we have also been dedicated to providing legal advice to CAPES and CNPq grantees in relation to their links with funding agencies. Our team is made up of professionals graduated from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and with complementary training in Europe, offering services in English, Spanish and French.


Our lawyers are based in Brazil, Portugal, Italy and France.

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Contact
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Endereço

Avenida Afonso Pena, 4.273

Conj. 206/207/208 | Mangabeiras
30.130-008 | Belo Horizonte | MG

Telefone

+55 31 3245-0411 – Escritório

E-mail

advocacia@barrosoefranca.com.br

Portugal

Endereço

Rua Fialho de Almeida, nº14, 2º Esqº

1070-129 | Lisboa

Telefone

+351 910 988 301

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