Mihoko Sirley Kimura

Areas of expertise: Automotive, Immigration, Labor & Social Security
Languages: English
Location: São Paulo
Telephone: +55 (11) 5086-5262
Email: mkimura@tozzinifreire.com.br

Mihoko has extensive experience in creating strategies for hiring and compensating professionals. Well recognized in the labor and social security field, she has developed a leading practice providing companies the full range of assistance in relation to workplace law issues. Mihoko´s expertise comprises strategic advice on issues involving profit-sharing plans, stock options, flexible benefits, variable remuneration, hiring and termination of contracts, prevention of labor and social security liabilities, health and safety matters, labor and employment compliance aspects, data privacy and social media issues, confidentiality and business protection matters including non-compete agreements, and union relationships. She also assists clients in immigration matters, including work visas and regulatory requirements.

// Academic education

Studied at the Academy of American and International Law, organized by the Center for American and International Law, USA, 1999. Graduate of the Law School of USP (Universidade de São Paulo), 1986.

// Recognition

Mihoko is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer by national and international legal publications, such as Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500, Expert GuidesAnálise Advocacia 500 and Latin Lawyer 250. In 2021, she was also recognized in the Women in Business Law guide, by Expert Guides.

// Publications

"Labour Law" chapter. In Doing Business in Brazil. São Paulo: Britcham Brazil Publications, 2012. "Direct Investment: Setting Up" chapter. In Doing Business in Brazil. São Paulo: Britcham Brazil Publications, 2001 and 2005. "Brazil" chapter. In International Employee Equity Plans - Participation Beyond Borders Handbook. London: Kluwer Law International, 2003.

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