Mr Iwam Jaeger > Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados
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Work Department

Rio de Janeiro


Mr. Jaeger has almost 30 years of experience in disputes involving insurance underwriters and companies, assureds and foreign reinsurers, trading companies, importers and exporters, drilling companies, shipowners and charterers, including legal consultancy in commercial and civil contracts involving companies in general – Insurance, Maritime Law and Foreign Trade. Mr. Jaeger Jr. has received recognition by international publications such as Chambers and Partners and Who’s Who as Leading Lawyer.


Mr. Iwam Jaeger is senior partner of law offices Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados – one of the most traditional law offices in Brazil, founded in 1932. He joined Kincaid in 1990 and became a partner in 1993. Vice-Chair of the OAB´s Maritime and Port Law Committee since 2013; Arbitrator of the FGV Chamber of Conciliation and Arbitration; Professor of Commercial Law at Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC/RJ) from 1998 to1999 and Visiting Professor of Post-graduate studies at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/RJ). International work experience: Clifford Chance, London, Shipping Department, foreign training lawyer, 1989.


Portuguese and English.


Ibero American Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM) Member of the IIDM Brasil. London Maritime Arbitration Association (LMAA) Supporting Member. International Bar Association (IBA). Brazilian Association of Maritime Law (ABDM). International Chamber of Commerce Brazil (ICC BRAZIL).


Mr. Jaeger received his law degree from Fundação Universidade of Rio Grande (FURS/RS) in 1983, holds a Post-graduate studies in Corporate Law from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV/RJ) and a Post-graduate studies in Company Law, IAG-Master, from Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC/RJ). He is a regular speaker at events and seminars in Brazil and abroad in his areas of expertise.


Reading and travelling.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Transport and shipping

Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados has established an excellent reputation in wet and dry shipping claims. The firm counts shipowners, charterers, P&I clubs, port operators and shipyards among its clients. Cargo, charterparty and collision claims remain high on the agenda, and the firm is also strong on administrative disputes, including related environmental and pollution issues. The firm fields a large team, with talent from top to bottom. Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso, Godofredo Mendes Vianna and Iwam Jaeger are all key players in the market, and they are backed up by a strong team of younger partners and associates. Lucas Leite Marques in São Paulo and the recently promoted Juliana Pizzolato Furtado Senna are both well regarded, as are associates Rodrigo Figueiredo da Silva Cotta and Jeniffer Adelaide Marques Pires.