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Stocche Forbes Advogados

AV BRIGADEIRO FARIA LIMA, 4100, 10º ANDAR, 04538-132 SÃO PAULO SP, BRAZIL
Tel:
Work +55 11 3755 5400
Email:
Web:
www.stoccheforbes.com.br

Rafael Passaro

Tel:
Work +55 11 3755 5405
Email:
Stocche Forbes Advogados

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Prevention; Arbitration; Contracts and Consumer Law and Product Liability.

Position

Partner of the firm.

Career

Rafael de Carvalho Passaro is a founding partner of the firm, with more than 15 years of experience in dispute resolution and prevention, representing clients in civil litigation, administrative proceedings and arbitration, with particular focus on civil, commercial, corporate, contractual and consumer law matters. He was a partner at Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados.

Languages

Portuguese, English and Italian.

Member

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo Association of Lawyers and Brazilian Arbitration Commitee – CBAr.

Education

Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B.) from Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP) – 1998. Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo – Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) – 1995. Postgraduate Degree (Lato Sensu) in Civil Procedure from Facoltà Degli Studi di Firenze in Italy – 2002.


Brazil

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Stocche Forbes Advogados has a ‘hands-on attitude’ and covers areas including environmental, real estate and construction disputes. The ‘seasonedRafael Passaro provides ‘timely responses’ and is recommended along with Domingos Fernando Refinetti for litigation and arbitration. Senior associate Clarissa Oliveira now heads the white-collar crime practice. Clients include Andritz, Cargill, Danone and Gerdau.

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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. 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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