Mr Lucas Leite Marques > Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
AVENIDA RIO BRANCO, 1
EDIFICIO RB1 – 14° ANDAR
CENTRO, RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 20090-003
Brazil
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Work Department

MaritimeLitigation and ArbitrationPorts and InfrastructureEnergyOil and Gas and Compliance.

Position

Mr. Marques has over 10 years of experience in Maritime, Insurance and International Law, with emphasis on litigation and arbitration. Mr. Marques has received recognition by international publications such as Who’s Who as Leading Lawyer.

Career

Mr. Lucas Leite Marques is partner of law offices Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados, a traditional Brazilian law firm established in Rio de Janeiro in 1932. He joined Kincaid in 2004 and became a partner in 2014. Mr. Marques is Secretary of the Committee of Maritime & Port Law of the Brazilian Bar Association/RB (CDMPM); Director of the Vice Presidency of Maritime & Port Law of the Brazilian Center of Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA); Professor of Maritime Law at FGV.

Languages

English and portuguese.

Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/RJ) Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM).  Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM/BR) . Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA).

Education

He received his law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro PUC/RJ in 2005, holds a LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice (CILS), specialization in Maritime Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/RJ) and a Post-graduation degree in Civil Procedural Law from Universidade Candido Mendes (AVM/UCAM). International work experience: Assuranceforeningen Skuld, Offshore and P&I Exchange Program in Norway/Oslo and the UK, London – April, May/ 2012; Holland & Knight LLP´s Work Program for Foreign Lawyers in New York, expertise in the areas of Maritime, International and Commercial Law – 2008.

Leisure

Reading and travelling.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Transport: Shipping

(Next Generation Partners)

Lucas Leite MarquesKincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados fields a ‘hands-on, knowledgeable, efficient and practical’ team, with practitioners who are among ‘the best maritime lawyers in Brazil’. The practice covers every aspect of the market, from insurance, cargo and charterparty disputes, through to debt recovery proceedings and maritime accidents and ship arrests. On the non-contentious side, it provides corporate advice on the launch of new shipping companies, and assists in shipbuilding and financing agreements, as well as related employment, registration, environmental and customs issues. The firm’s deep bench of partners includes disputes expert Godofredo Mendes Vianna (‘a star individual’), and Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso and Lucas Leite Marques, who ‘maintain constant contact to position cases, recommend strategies and warn of possible problems that may arise’. Iwam Jaeger is also active in contentious and non-contentious insurance matters.