Mr Celso Cintra Mori > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
SÃO PAULO, SP 01455-906
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Work Department

Public Law, Arbitration and Mediation, and Commercial Litigation.




Celso Cintra Mori takes pride of place among generalist lawyers, with a multidisciplinary practice. With decades of experience spanning a vast array of corporate law matters, and a focus on litigation, Celso acts in the strategic design and handling of complex civil, commercial, administrative, family and tax cases. He maintains intense practice in arbitration cases as well as before the courts, where he specializes in oral arguments. Celso is also seasoned in representing clients in multijurisdictional cases and in advising on Brazilian law. His in-house role also comprises the exercise of quality control over the firm’s legal practices.


Portuguese, English and French.


AASP – Lawyers Association of São Paulo: former Board member;
CESA – Center for Advanced Studies of Law Firms: former President.


Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 1968.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Wealth and succession planning

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has a multi-faceted private wealth practice, which can draw upon the firm’s deep pool of experience in areas such as corporate law, tax and litigation. The team’s main focus is on structuring assets in Brazil and abroad, including advice on wills, trusts, offshore companies and investment funds, estate planning, as well as philanthropic activities. Another strength is in highly sensitive family law matters, where Flávio Belliboni is especially experienced. Celso Cintra Mori is one of the lead partners on the disputes side, while Carlos Alberto Moreira Lima Jr regularly advises on M&A, wealth and estate planning, where the up-and-coming Pythagoras Carvalho is also developing a good name.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

With ‘seasoned lawyers in a wide variety of practice areas‘, Pinheiro Neto Advogados has an extremely strong reputation in Brazil. The firm’s litigation practice is skilled at handling high-profile cases with national and international significance, especially matters arising from corporate, commercial and contractual disputes. Gilberto Giusti is seasoned in domestic and cross-border matters, showcasing comprehensive knowledge of cases involving civil, commercial, corporate, securities and construction disputes. Civil and commercial litigation are the main areas of activity for Luis Claudio Furtado Faria, who is regularly retained by clients operating in the energy, shipping and financial services sectors. Celso Cintra Mori, whose litigation experience spans more than five decades, and civil litigator Diogenes Mendes Gonçalves Neto are other key contacts within the department. Vicente Coelho Araujo, who is based in the Brasília office, stands out for his track record in appellate litigation before the Brazilian higher courts.