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Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

AVENIDA BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA 3.144 11TH FLOOR, SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000, BRAZIL
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Work +55 11 3150 7000
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Eliane Cristina Carvalho

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Work +55 11 3150 7673
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Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados

Work Department

Crisis management / Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution / Aviation and shipping

Position

Partner

Career

Eliane Cristina Carvalho is specialist in prevention and resolution of civil disputes, devoting the largest part of her time to commercial arbitrations, national and internationally. Besides, she has extensive experience in crisis management, having worked in critical and great proportion events, demonstrating skills to manage complex situations that, in addition to the strategical conduction of the disputes (arbitral and / or judicial) – in all instances and courts –, providing legal assistance to the client on the relationship with the public authorities for the development of creative solutions and alternatives for the settlement of conflicts, in order to mitigate the impacts of critical disputes on the clients’ business.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Italian.

Member

Admitted to the Brazilian Bar (OAB). Member of the arbitrators list of CCBC’s Arbitration and Mediation Center, CAESP (Arbitration Council of São Paulo), Câmara de Conciliação, Mediação e Arbitragem Ciesp/Fiesp, ICC-Brazil Brazilian Arbitration Committee, São Paulo Lawyers’ Association (AASP) and International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

Received her LL.B. and post-graduate degree in Contract Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, as well as post-graduate degree in Civil Liability and Consumer Law in the European Community from Sapienza Università di Roma.


Brazil

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Clients ‘really appreciate the services’ provided by Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, whose practice covers arbitration, litigation and conflict prevention. Its current work includes acting for logistics company Rumo in several declaratory actions, civil class actions and proceedings before the federal audit court concerning railway concessions and other contracts entered into with public entities. The group also continued to defend Samarco against claims related to the Fundão dam disaster. Lucas de Moraes Sant’Anna is ‘very responsive, always available and well prepared’, and is recommended along with Renata Martins de Oliveira, Eliane Cristina Carvalho and Gláucia Mara Coelho.

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Within: Local practitioners of note (by country)

Renato Stephan Grion at Pinheiro Neto Advogadosknows the ICC procedure very well, as well as the particularities of the Brazilian market’, and is noted alongside practice head Gilberto Giusti, who recently handled a series of multimillion-dollar ICC arbitrations. Marcelo Roberto Ferro at Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados is ‘an excellent arbitrator’ and is particularly experienced in handling disputes with Brazilian interests. Ferro recently handled a number of high-stakes construction and commercial disputes. Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados’s 24-lawyer team regularly represents clients in arbitrations in the energy and construction sectors: Hermes Marcelo Huck, Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa and Rogério Carmona Bianco are highly regarded. At Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Eliane Cristina Carvalho and Gláucia Mara Coelho regularly handle contractual disputes and count Michelin, Concessionária do Centro Administrativo Do Distrito Federal and Air Products Brasil as active clients, among others. Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga AdvogadosEduardo Damião Gonçalves acts as counsel and arbitrator in a broad range of commercial and construction disputes. TozziniFreire Advogados’ practice head Fernando Eduardo Serec represents clients from a wide range of sectors and has experience acting as both party counsel and arbitrator. L.O. Baptista Advogados handles a steady stream of commercial and construction disputes; Mauricio Almeida Prado, Adriana Braghetta and Fernando Marcondes are the key names to note. At Stocche Forbes Advogados, Rafael Passaro is recommended for contractual disputes as well as disputes involving administrative proceedings. José Antonio Fichtner at Andrade & Fichtner Advogados has notable experience of handing international arbitration in the energy and infrastructure sectors. André Cavalcanti Abbud at BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão is ‘a master of Brazilian corporate and civil law’. Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo and Carlos Braga at Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados are noted. Eduardo Damião Gonçalves at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados and Pedro Soares Maciel at Lefosse Advogados are also key figures in the arbitration sphere. Lobo de Rizzo Advogados’s Luis Fernando Guerrero, and Luiz Olavo Baptista at Atelier Jurídico are noted arbitrators.

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