PROIFES-Federation Legal Counsel acts procedurally in cases of national relevance, with the Superior Courts, and, whenever necessary, issuing grounded legal opinions, always having the defense of the interests and rights of federal teachers as the main focus, in matters legal or that affect the careers of Higher Education and Basic, Technical and Technological Education of Federal Institutions of Higher Education.

Respecting the independence and autonomy of the federated entities, as well as their respective legal departments, the Legal Advisory of PROIFES-Federation guides and monitors the Federation’s union legal and regulatory issues, and collaborates, both locally and nationally, in the defense and legal positions PROIFES and federated unions with the government, the Ministry of Education, and other institutional and legal dialogue bodies of the IFES.