Mr Marcos Augusto Leonardo Ribeiro > Azevedo Sette Advogados > Belo Horizonte, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Azevedo Sette Advogados
Rua Paraíba, 1000, térreo
Belo Horizonte MG 30130-145

Work Department

Civil Litigation and Arbitration, Insurance, Social Security and Health Care, Intellectual Property, Telecommunication, Internet and Information Technology




Ribeiro is partner in Azevedo Sette Advogados’ Litigation practice in Belo Horizonte office. He draws upon more than 15 years’ experience representing clients in strategic Litigation and Arbitration in Civil, Corporate, and Intellectual Property matters, specially to Construction and Engineering, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Insurance, Social Security and Health Care, Telecommunication, Internet, IT, and Retail segments. 

Before joining Azevedo Sette, Ribeiro was a manager and associate in Litigation practice (2010-2013) in Brazil’s law firms.


English and Portuguese.


Member of Brazilian Bar Association.


LL.B. from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais – UFMG Law School, he was admitted to practice in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in 2002. He is specialized in Civil Procedural Law at PUC/MG (2004), Project Management, Negotiation and Analysis of Financial Statements.


Marcos is recommended by Chambers Latin America and Chambers Brazil guides in Litigation and Arbitration as an “ascendant partner with technical knowledge and business vision”, being an “excellent lawyer who always explores different alternatives to better serve arbitration cases” and who “thinks about of the box to reach our goals”. Marcos is also recommended in The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250 in Civil Litigation and Consumer Law, in Leaders League ranking is highly recommended in Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, in LACCA Approved as reference in Brazil and Top Listed in Arbitration and Mediation in Best Lawyers guide. In Análise Advocacia, he is one of the best lawyers in Litigation and reference to Construction and Engineering sectors.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Azevedo Sette Advogados regularly acts before federal and state courts, administrative authorities and regulatory agencies. Primary fields of expertise include litigation involving consumer law, credit recovery, corporate disputes, civil liability, as well as insurance and environmental claims. Ricardo Azevedo Sette specialises in civil and commercial matters. Consumer lawsuits and construction disputes are key specialisms for Marcos Augusto Leonardo Ribeiro, while Paulo Ciari de Almeida Filho is a name to note for labour and IP litigation. Leonardo Platais Brasil Teixeira is a key point of contact for technology clients. Other names to note include João Capanema, Felipe Moraes, Leonardo Farinha Goulart and Rodrigo Badaró de Castro.

Brazil > City focus - Belo Horizonte > Dispute resolution

Led by João Capanema, Azevedo Sette Advogados‘ litigation and arbitration practice in Belo Horizonte is sought by domestic and international companies involved in environmental, intellectual property, real estate, mining, insurance, competition and corporate disputes. The team is also noted for its longstanding experience in contractual issues, consumer law and product liability cases. Leonardo Farinha Goulart is the key point of contact for clients from the mining and automotive sectors, while Marcos Augusto Leonardo Ribeiro is the go-to lawyer for engineering and construction matters. Felipe Moraes, who recently joined from Mattos Engelberg Advogados, brings a wealth of experience in arbitration proceedings concerning energy companies, infrastructure projects and concessions.