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Adriana Braghetta

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L.O. Baptista Advogados

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She co-coordinates the arbitration team of L.O.Baptista-SVMFA. Has 20 years of experience in judicial disputes and in national and international arbitration, acting both as lawyer and arbitrator. Her practice comprises civil, commercial and corporate matters, in a wide range of sectors (for instance, energy, construction, real state, software, franchising, pharmaceutical and banking).


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Vice-president of ICCA since 2014. Chaired the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr) from 2009 to 2012. Participates as a committee member in various academic and arbitral institutions: ILA, ICC, ICDR, CCBC (Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce), CIESP (Center of the Industries of the State of São Paulo), and AMCHAM.


Graduated in 1993 at the University of São Paulo, where she also got her PhD in 2008, she also specialized at Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and her master’s degree in 2000.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

L.O. Baptista Advogados’ ‘excellent team works in tune’, and is active across civil class actions, corporate disputes, enforcement suits and administrative proceedings. Canon and sugar producer São Martinho are long-term clients, with André Camerlingo Alves currently involved in the representation of both. The firm has a standout arbitration practice, with the ‘prepared and articulateMaurício Almeida Prado, the ‘combativeAdriana Braghetta and Fernando Marcondes all highly rated; the group is particularly active in large infrastructure project disputes, as well as in national and international contract disputes.

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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 AdvogadosFernando 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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