MELO CAMPOS ADVOGADOS is a traditional law firm with more than 90 years’ history, beginning in 1923, when EZEQUIEL DE MELO CAMPOS, a graduate of the Faculdade Livre de Direito law school (currently UFMG – Minas Gerais Federal University), started his pioneering legal practice, having been the 6th to register in the Minas Gerais section of the OAB (Brazilian Bar Association).

With its main office in Belo Horizonte and a branch in Brasília, the Firm is also represented in a significant number of Minas Gerais cities, as well as in Brazil’s main capital cities. As such, the Firm is in a position to offer its clients a consistent and speedy service that easily overcomes Brazil’s continental distances.

Experience, competence, technical skill and dedicated commitment mark the Firm’s everyday activities as it constantly strives towards excellence, while working with the swiftness and dynamism that modern legal practice demands.

The Firm, which is made up of a team specializing in the most varied areas of Corporate Law, has a strong presence in litigation, both administrative and judicial, in all spheres and instances, as well as in preventive legal consultancy.

To provide complete solutions and contribute to the improved development of its clients’ businesses, the Firm has teamed up strategically with consulting companies in different segments, particularly those relating to Investments, Structured Operations, Auditing and Foreign Trade.

Melo Campos Advogados law firm’s fundamental commitment is to ensure full and permanent legal assistance while strictly respecting the principles of professional ethics.


To provide clients with thorough, permanent and personalized state-of-the-art legal services, both preventively and contentiously, while focusing on results and respecting the principles of professional ethics.


  • Professional ethics
  • Quality
  • Focus on results
  • Continuous improvement
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Team work
  • Social responsibility


MELO CAMPOS ADVOGADOS is located in the traditional neighborhood of Lourdes, in Belo Horizonte, with branches in Brasilia (the Federal District).

With large and functional facilities, it boasts an updated Legal Library as well as state-of-the-art legal and management software to ensure the safety and speed needed for today’s law firm.