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Tel:
Work +55 11 3038 1000
Web:
www.lhm.com.br
Brasilia, Sao Paulo

Hermes Marcelo Huck

Tel:
Work +55 11 3038 1028
Email:
Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados

Work Department

Corporate Law; Corporate and capital market issues; Corporate contracts; Estate and Succession Planning; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A); Regulatory and Competition Authorities; Litigation and Arbitration; Arbitration and Mediation; Contract Litigation; Corporate Litigation; Family and Estate Law.

Position

Partner.

Languages

Portuguese, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Member

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association; Full professor of Economic Law at Universidade de São Paulo; Former professor of International Law at Universidade de São Paulo; Taught Public Law at the Business Administration School of São Paulo of Fundação Getúlio Vargas; Participates in numerous national and foreign legal entities such as Brazilian Lawyers’ Institute, São Paulo Lawyers’ Association, Inter-American Bar Association, International Law Institute of USP, Advanced Studies Institute (IEA) of USP.

Education

Graduated in Law from Universidade de São Paulo in 1965; Master’s Degree in Law (L.L.M.) from University of California, Berkeley; PhD Degree in International Law from Universidade de São Paulo in 1982.


Brazil

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

At Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados, clients have ‘easy access to key lawyers’ such as Rogério Carmona Bianco, Hermes Marcelo Huck and Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa. Eduardo de Oliveira Lima is ‘very attentive’, and offers ‘tailored solutions’. The group covers arbitration, construction cases, corporate and shareholder disputes, insurance-related class actions, environmental litigation and patent litigation in the pharmaceutical sector. Its recent work includes acting for Maritima Petroleo e Engenharia in relation to its alleged liability for legal costs of $8m arising from proceedings in London regarding the construction of four oil rigs.

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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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