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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:
Lilla, 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

Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados’ 25-strong dispute resolution group has specialist expertise in insurance-related class actions and patent litigation in the pharma sector. On the environmental litigation side, it is defending Enerpeixe against civil actions brought by federal and state public prosecutors over the construction of a hydroelectric power plant. The firm also has experience in national and international arbitrations, in sectors such as construction and energy. Rogério Carmona Bianco, Hermes Marcelo Huck, Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa and Eduardo de Oliveira Lima are recommended.

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Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Within: Local practitioners of note (by country)

Recommended lawyers at Pinheiro Neto Advogados include American Arbitration Association (AAA) advisory council member Gilberto Giusti and Renato Stephan Grion; both are highly regarded for their expertise, with the practice having recently handled several ICC disputes. Andrade & Fichtner Advogadoshas great knowledge of infrastructure and energy’, and José Antonio Fichtner is currently handling several international arbitrations related to those two sectors. Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados’ department co-heads Carlos Braga and Gabriel Seijo Leal de Figueiredo have recently acted together in ICC arbitrations relating to the retail and agrochemical industries, among others. The practice was further strengthened by the arrival of Ana Carolina Beneti in 2015. The sizeable team at Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados acts for multinationals such as Portuguese construction company Efacec and US-based manufacturer ITT Group, and domestic companies including agribusiness giant Rezende Barbosa. The very experienced Hermes Marcelo Huck, Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa and Rogério Carmona Bianco are the names to note. Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados founding partner Marcelo Roberto Ferro is very active in the arbitral community, serving as president of the LCIA’s Latin American and Caribbean users’ council and also chairing the ICC’s Brazil arbitration and mediation committee. At Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, practice co-head Eliane Cristina Carvalho continues to handle several contractual disputes, including representing Michelin in arbitral proceedings arising from the acquisition of an asset tracking and driver monitoring company. At Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados, ‘excellent lawyerEduardo Damião Gonçalveshas deep knowledge and gets to the point quickly’. In one of many highlights, he is acting in a construction dispute heard under ICC rules. TozziniFreire Advogados’ Fernando Eduardo Serec is handling several six-figure ICC cases, representing high-profile international as well as domestic clients. Eleonora Coelho, who founded boutique firm Eleonora Coelho Advogados in 2015, is a member of the ICC’s Latin America committee and also sits on the ICDR’s Latin America advisory council. Key figures at L.O. Baptista Advogados include the ‘strategicMauricio Almeida Prado, who is ‘always extremely well prepared’; the ‘articulate and combativeAdriana Braghetta; and Fernando Marcodes, who ‘is technical and gets involved’. Stocche Forbes Advogados’ recent clients include Cargill Agrícola, CVS and Odebrecht. Rafael Passaro, who has ‘a very accurate view of the economic aspects of arbitration’, and Luis Guilherme Aidar Bondioli are the names to note. Lobo de Rizzo Advogados’ Luis Fernando Guerrero is increasingly active as an arbitrator. Luiz Olavo Baptista, who founded Atelier Jurídico in 2015, is a widely respected arbitrator.

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