Mrs Eliane Cristina Carvalho > Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados > São Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP, 01451-000

Work Department

Crisis management / Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution / Aviation and shipping




Eliane Cristina Carvalho is specialist in prevention and resolution of civil disputes, devoting the largest part of her time to commercial arbitrations, national and internationally. Besides, she has extensive experience in crisis management, having worked in critical and great proportion events, demonstrating skills to manage complex situations that, in addition to the strategical conduction of the disputes (arbitral and / or judicial) – in all instances and courts –, providing legal assistance to the client on the relationship with the public authorities for the development of creative solutions and alternatives for the settlement of conflicts, in order to mitigate the impacts of critical disputes on the clients’ business.


Portuguese, English and Italian.


Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association. Member of São Paulo Lawyers Association, Brazilian Arbitration Committee of ICC Brazil, CCBC’s Arbitration and Mediation Center, Arbitration Council of São Paulo and International Bar Association. Member of the arbitrators list of  Câmara de Conciliação, Mediação e Arbitragem Ciesp/Fiesp.


Received her LL.B. and post-graduate degrees in Contracts from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, post-graduate degree in Civil Responsability from Universitá di Roma and post-graduate degree in Business Administration from FGV.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute resolution: Litigation

The growing litigation department at Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados has substantial experience in assisting leading companies from a variety of industries, including telecoms, energy, aviation, infrastructure and financial services. Preventative matters, including pre-litigation conflict management and mediation, are key areas of activity for the team, which is also experienced handling cases throughout the entire justice system, including at the superior courts in Brasília. The department is jointly led by Eliane Cristina Carvalho, who focuses on civil litigation, and Gláucia Coelho, whose expertise covers judicial and administrative proceedings. Eduardo Perazza de Medeiros regularly advises on the settlement of disputes involving civil and contractual liability, as well as administrative improbity actions. Paulo Eduardo Leite Marino is another name to note for dispute resolution, while Renata Martins de Oliveira Amado is particularly noted for restructuring claims.

Brazil > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados provides the entire range of arbitration services, often assisting clients with pre-arbitration issues and drafting contracts that cover potential arbitrations in the future. The department, which has been particularly busy handling post-M&A disputes, combines cross-sectoral expertise in industries such as oil and gas, energy, banking, aviation, real estate and telecoms. The practice is jointly led by litigation specialist Gláucia Coelho and Eliane Cristina Carvalho, who has a proven track record in arbitration proceedings before some of the largest domestic and international arbitral institutions. Gisela Ferreira Mation is a key practitioner in the prevention and resolution of corporate disputes before arbitral tribunals.