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Brasilia, Sao Paulo

Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa

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Work +55 11 3038 1019
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Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration; Arbitration and Mediation; Contract Litigation; Corporate Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Litigation involving Public, Regulatory and Procurement Law.

Position

Partner. Legal practice focused on civil and commercial litigation, with emphasis in arbitrations, domestic and international, Brazilian class-actions, disputes concerning corporate and contractual issues, including infrastructure projects.

Career

Partner since 2001. Member of the Firm’s Ethics Committee for eight years. Arbitrator of the International Chamber of Commerce and of the Arbitration Court of the Brazilian Bar Association.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Member

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association since 2001; Member of São Paulo Attorneys’ Association (AASP); Member of the Brazilian Instituto of Procedural Law (IBDP); Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAR); Member of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).

Education

Graduated in Law from Universidade de São Paulo in 2000; Master’s Degree in Civil Procedure from Universidade de São Paulo in 2004; Doctorate Degree (SJD) in Civil Procedure from Universidade de São Paulo in 2008; Master of Laws” in “American Legal Studies” (LL.M.) from Regent Univertisty (EUA) in 2008; Post-Doctorate Candidate of University of Lisbon (Portugal). Visiting Professor at University of São Paulo Law School.


Latin America: International firms

Local practitioners of note (by country)

Within: Local practitioners of note (by country)

Pinheiro Neto Advogados’ arbitration practice head Gilberto Giusti is a highly regarded and experienced practitioner; he is a longstanding member of the Latin American Group of the ICC and also a member of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB). His colleague Renato Stephan Grion is another name to note. Andrade & Fichtner Advogados’ José Antonio Fichtner regularly handles high-value arbitrations, and is currently defending Porto Sudeste do Brasil in a R$1.1bn contractual dispute with Mineração Usiminas seated in the Centre for Arbitration of the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. At Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados, arbitration group co-head Carlos Braga has an impressive track record in domestic and international commercial arbitration cases, with recent matters taking him to, among other forums, the ICC and the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. Lilla, Huck, Otranto, Camargo Advogados’ dispute resolution team is particularly active in energy and construction related arbitrations, although recent clients also include Kimberly Clark and Somos Educação. The key contacts at the firm include senior founding partner Hermes Marcelo Huck and Fábio Peixinho Gomes Corrêa. Sergio Bermudes Advogados’ Fabiano Robalinho Cavalcanti, a member of the ICC and director of the Brazilian Committee of Arbitration, comes recommended. The ‘truly excellent’ Marcelo Roberto Ferro at Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados is president of the LCIA’s Latin American and Caribbean Users’ Council and also chairs the ICC Brazil’s Arbitration and Mediation Committee, reflecting his standing in the international commercial arbitration community. Practice co-head Eliane Cristina Carvalho is a key contact in Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados’ very active team; she is a member of the IBA and is very experienced in contractual disputes, particularly in the aviation sector. ‘Notable practitionerEduardo Damião Gonçalves is at the heart of many of the high-profile arbitrations handled by Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados. His recent highlights, which include ICC cases, span the real estate, construction and food and beverage sectors. At TozziniFreire Advogados, Fernando Eduardo Serec is advising a mix of domestic and international clients in ongoing ICC cases. Two new arbitration boutique firms were founded in 2015, with the renowned Luiz Olavo Baptista setting up Atelier Jurídico; and Eleonora Coelho, formerly of Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados, establishing Eleonora Coelho Advogados.

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