Mr Iwam Jaeger > 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

Rio de Janeiro

Position

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.

Career

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.

Languages

Portuguese and English.

Memberships

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).

Education

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.

Leisure

Reading and travelling.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Transport and shipping

Originally a Rio de Janeiro-based firm, Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados is expanding its São Paulo presence under the lead of the ‘proactive and well organisedLucas Leite Marques. The ‘excellentGodofredo Mendes Vianna, Camila Mendes Vianna Cardoso and Iwam Jaeger are the names to note in Rio de Janeiro. The practice assists shipowners, charterers, carriers, P&I Clubs, as well as terminal and port operators with the full range of maritime matters. One of numerous foreign clients is Solstad Offshore, which the team represented in litigation filed by Petrobras concerning alleged excessive downtime of a vessel with regards to which the parties had entered into a charter and a service contract.