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Siqueira Castro – Advogados
Praça Pio X, 15
3º andar Centro
20040-020 Rio de Janeiro/RJ

Work Department

Rio de Janeiro Office



Areas of activity
• Strategic litigation
• Arbitration and mediation
• Family and inheritance law
• Bankruptcy and reorganization
• Civil law
• Constitutional law
• Commercial law
• Real estate law
• International law
• Contracts


• Member of the Board of Partners of Siqueira Castro – Advogados
• Arbitrator with the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitrator (CBMA)
• Teacher in the Arbitration Course of the Brazilian Bar Association – RJ Chapter
• Worked as an international associate with Grant, Herrmann, Schwartz and Klinger LLP in New York


Portuguese and English


• Member of the Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro State Chapter
• Member of the Arbitration Committee of the Brazilian Bar Association – RJ Chapter


• Law degree from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC/RJ) Law School, in 2000
• Postgraduate certificate in civil law from Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), in 2004
• Specialization course in negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation at New York University (NYU), in 2007
• Specialization course in mediation and arbitration at Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro (FGV/RJ), in 2011

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Restructuring and insolvency

Siqueira Castro – Advogados often represents creditors in high-value credit recovery proceedings, including judicial and extrajudicial restructurings and insolvencies. The team fields several specialised lawyers with good expertise representing major investors, lenders and trade creditors from a wide range of industries. The non-contentious side of the practice includes corporate partners Guilherme Dantas and André Gondinho. The team also has a strong dispute resolution practice, with André Frossard Albuquerque and Rio de Janeiro-based Daniela Soares Domingues and Alexandre Wider among the lead partners on this front.

Brazil > Real estate

The active real estate practice at Siqueira Castro – Advogados puts a particular emphasis on litigation and regulatory advice, including matters involving zoning and environmental law. The transactional side of the practice is also busy, with Carlos Fernando Siqueira Castro the lead partner on sales and acquisitions, development projects, and related corporate and capital markets matters. Daniela Soares Domingues and André Frossard Albuquerque are noted for their contentious expertise. Clients include major banks, funds and corporate owners. In September 2021, the firm announced Ana Luiz Taque as its new equity partner and head of real estate.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Siqueira Castro – Advogados has strength across the board in relation to litigation involving civil liability, contractual breaches, commercial agreements, corporate issues, tax law and environmental matters. Carlos Roberto Siqueira Castro, whose experience covers litigation and mediation, leads the department. The firm – which also fields a team in Brasília experienced in acting before the highest courts – attracts instructions from a multitude of sectors, including construction, banking, manufacturing, technology and insurance, among others. André Frossard Albuquerque and Daniela Soares Domingues are other core members of the litigation and arbitration team.