Mr Ricardo Almeida > Mannheimer, Perez E Lyra Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Mannheimer, Perez E Lyra Advogados
Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek, 28
10º andar
CEP 04543-000

Work Department

Arbitration and Litigation.


Partner of Mannheimer, Perez e Lyra Advogados.


Ricardo’s practice is focused mainly in commercial arbitration, but also in litigation. In addition to his expertise with dispute resolution, has extensive experience with transactional matters, including the legal structuring of businesses and projects. Also has experience as an arbitrator and is a member of the arbitrators’ lists of CBMA, CAMARB, CAM-BL, CAESP, CAMCA and CMAA.

He represents clients in the fields of, inter alia, insurance and reinsurance, energy, agrobusiness, shopping centers, real estate, construction, technology, stock exchanges, and pension funds.

Ricardo is the author of the book “International Commercial Arbitration and Public Order” (Renovar, 2005) and editor of the book “International and Internal Arbitration: Practice and Doctrine Aspects” (Renovar, 2003). He has published more than 30 articles in collective works and legal reviews.


Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.


Member of the ICC Commission on Commercial Law and Practices. Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr). Member of ILA-Brasil (Brazilian branch of the International Law Association). Member of the Asociación Americana de Derecho Internacional Privado – ASADIP. Member of the Rio de Janeiro Bar Association Arbitration and Mediation Committee. Member of the São Paulo Attorneys’ Institute (IASP). Vice-President of the Brazilian-Lebanese Arbitration and Mediation Chamber.


Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, UNESA, 1993. Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro – PUC/RJ, 1996. Master’s Degree in International Law, University of São Paulo – USP, 2005. PhD candidate, International Law, University of São Paulo – USP.