Mihoko Sirley Kimura


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Rua Borges Lagoa 1328
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Tel: (55 11) 5086-5262
Fax: (55 11) 5086-5555

Email: mkimura@tozzinifreire.com.br
Web: www.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 advising companies on issues involving profit-sharing plans, stock options, flexible benefits, variable remuneration, termination of contracts, prevention of health and securities liabilities, and union relationships. Mihoko also assists clients on immigration matters, including work on visas and regulatory requirements.


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 Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 1986.


Mihoko is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in national and international legal publications, such as Chambers Latin America, Legal 500 and Análise Advocacia 500.

With broad experience in profit-sharing plans, stock options, flexible benefits, variable compensation, executive compensation, and employment and service agreements, our Labor team has assisted clients from many different industry sectors in managing their labor and employment needs.

The group has worked on numerous matters involving the improvement of union relations to achieve collective bargaining agreements, as well as on strategies to reduce labor liabilities and improve on-the-job safety and health.

Our ongoing partnerships with our clients in the Labor area allows them to realize maximum efficiency in the conduct of their labor litigation. Clients with large volumes of lawsuits, in particular, rely on our skilled professionals, advanced use of technology, and wide geographic reach to represent them throughout Brazil.

We are a leading full-service law firm in Latin America that provides legal services to domestic and international companies in a wide variety of business sectors. Representing clients in both consulting and dispute matters, we have played a major role in many of the most significant transactions in the Brazilian market.

We are a client-oriented firm that strives to deliver results-oriented service tailored to our clients’ specific needs. Their achievements form the foundation on which our own success relies upon.

Our rapid growth and consistent success is the result of our demonstrated record as Brazil’s leading innovator when it comes to building on the quality of our services, improving our ability to meet client needs, developing and expanding our expertise, becoming more efficient and cost-effective in the delivery of our services, creating a positive and supportive work environment, and giving back to our profession, our community and the world around us.

With national coverage and fully-owned offices in several cities in Brazil, we see ourselves as one cohesive entity and act accordingly, operating as a one-firm resource and guaranteeing our clients outstanding services across the board. This proven approach enables us to safeguard the firm’s culture, mission and values – which are the essence of who we are and what we do.

“Clients have been thoroughly impressed by Mihoko Sirley Kimura “She’s very knowledgeable and pragmatic. We have sought her advice for some rather complex issues and despite being quite senior in her career she has a very down-to-earth attitude and is always available.”
Chambers & Partners, 2015