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Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

AV. RIO BRANCO 110 -14TH FLOOR, RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, CEP 20040-001, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 21 2132 1855
Web:
https://www.cbsg.com.br
Brasilia, Funchal, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Olympio Carvalho

Tel:
Work +55 21 2132 1855
Email:
Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Shipping and Transport, Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Position

Partner. Head of Shipping and Transport department. Member of the Dispute Resolution and Bankruptcy and Restructuring groups.

Career

Joined CBSG in May 2000 and became partner in 2012. He heads the Shipping and Transport practice, area in which he acts both in disputes and transactional work, especially in complex cases with international ties. On the disputes’ side, however, he has a broader practice, which includes insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration and more than 10 years of experience representing banks and other creditors in high profile disputes, high stake credit recovery litigation and some of the largest bankruptcy and restructuring cases in the country.

Languages

Portuguese, English, French and conversational Italian.

Member

Brazilian Bar Association, Rio de Janeiro Section (2003) and São Paulo Section (2010); International Bar Association – IBA; Institute of the Brazilian Lawyers – IAB, where he is a member of the Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration Committee and of the Oil and Gas Committee; Brazilian Arbitration Committee – CBAr; Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law – IIDM; Lex Anglo-Brasil, where he is a member of the Maritime Law Sub-committee.

Education

UERJ – University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (LL.B., 2002); LSE - London School of Economics (LL.M. in International Business Law, 2006); Program on Negotiation for Lawyers, Harvard Law School (2008); UERJ – University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Master degree in International Law, 2011); Southampton Maritime Short Law Course (2013). 

Leisure

Travelling. Jogging.


Brazil

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘helpful, knowledgeable and very available’ team at Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados receives a steady flow of mandates through the firm’s corporate and banking and finance practices. It is active in credit collection litigation, recently representing Banco Sistema in a R$40m case; the lead partner was Alexandre Espínola Catramby, who ‘eloquently conveys his opinions’, and is ‘aware of his cases’ every last detail’. Other names to note are José Augusto Leal and the ‘detail-oriented and very knowledgeableOlympio Carvalho.

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Transport and shipping

Within: Transport and shipping

At Castro, Barros, Sobral, Gomes Advogados, the ‘responsive and knowledgeableOlympio de Carvalho e Silva has an excellent reputation for shipping-related disputes and accidents. Clients include international carriers such as SwissMarine, as well as other shipping sector companies such as Brasbunker Participações and Fugro Brasil.

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