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Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

AVENIDA RIO BRANCO, 1, EDIFICIO RB1 – 14° ANDAR, CENTRO, RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 20090-003, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 2276 6200
Fax:
Fax +55 21 2253 4259
Web:
www.kincaid.com.br
Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Vitoria

Godofredo Mendes Vianna

Tel:
Work +55 (21) 2276 6200
Email:
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Work Department

Rio de Janeiro

Position

Mr. Vianna has more than 20 years of experience and practice in commercial law, with emphasis in shipping, international trade, insurance and energy matters, assisting clientes in cross - border litigation, ADR and also advises in non - contencious work. He also seats as an arbitrator and mediator in a vast range of international disputes. He has received for the past years recognition by the most accredited international publications such as Chambers and Partners, Legal500 and Who's Who as Leading Lawyer in his field.

Career

Mr. Godofredo Mendes Vianna is the Managing Partner of Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, a traditional Brazilian law firm established in Rio de Janeiro in 1932.

Mr. Vianna is the Chair of the Maritime and Port Law Committee of the Rio de Janeiro´s Bar Association (since 2013); current Senior Vice-Chair of Transport and Maritime Law Committee of the International Bar Association – IBA; Permanent Arbitrator at FGV Chamber of Mediation and Arbitration and Professor and Coordinator of Maritime and Port Law Post-Graduation course at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/RJ). Godofredo is member of Brazilian Bar Association – States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, of Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM), of the International Chambers of Commerce Brazil (ICC Brazil), of Ibero – American Maritime Law Institute (IIDM/BR) and Association of São Paulo’s Lawyers (AASP).

 

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Brazilian Bar Association - States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Brazilian Association of Maritiem Law (ABDM). International Bar Association (IBA). International Chambers of Commerce Brazil (ICC BRAZIL). Ibero-American Maritime Law Institute (IIDM/BR). Association of São Paulo´s Lawyers (AASP).

Education

Mr. Vianna received his law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro in 1990. He is a regular speaker at events and seminars in Brazil and abroad in his areas of expertise.

Leisure

Surfing, travelling and reading.


Brazil

Tax

Within: Tax

Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados provides tax and customs advice to companies operating in the shipping, oil and gas, and infrastructure sectors, and litigation at the administrative and judicial levels also features in its workload. Godofredo Mendes Vianna and Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso are the partners in the team.

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Transport and shipping

Within: Leading lawyers

Godofredo Mendes Vianna - Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Within: Transport and shipping

Praised for its ‘knowledge’, ‘efficiency’ and ‘dedication’, Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados is one of the leading shipping practices in Brazil. The group regularly advises shipowners on accidents, arrests, pollution, and maritime and customs matters. Other recent work includes assisting the owner of a Brazilian power plant in the drafting and negotiation of a long-term charter and operational agreement relating to floating storage and regasification units. The ‘excellentGodofredo Mendes Vianna, Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso, Iwam Jaeger, and the ‘proactive and well organisedLucas Leite Marques act for an impressive roster of clients including SolstadFarstad, TechnipFMC and Otto Candies.

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