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

Arbitration and Mediation; Civil and Commercial Litigation; Construction.




Partner at Pinheiro Neto Advogados since 1993. 
Gilberto Giusti heads the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration practices. Gilberto has been dedicated to arbitration and other out-of-court methods of dispute resolution and has actively participated as attorney in arbitrations in Brazil and abroad.
Gilberto was a foreign associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, New York (1992).


Center for Legal Studies of Law Firms (CESA): International Relations Officer. 
British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (Britcham): Chair. 
Among other positions, he is a member of the Advisory Board of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and a former member of the Permanent Court of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).




LL.B. from University of São Paulo (USP) – 1985.
LLM (Master of Laws) from University of California – 2012. 

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute resolution: arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Gilberto GiustiPinheiro Neto Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados possesses a strong reputation in the field of arbitration, acting for clients in both domestic and international proceedings. Bringing together cross-practice expertise, the group handles cases in a range of industries, including construction, infrastructure and finance. Disputes arising from M&A and corporate governance agreements, contractual liability, as well as concessions are among the firm’s typical mandates. Rodrigo Carneiro de Oliveira is noted for his experience in corporate disputes. Gilberto Giusti and Renato Stephan Grion are also key figures in the department.

Brazil > Dispute resolution: Litigation

The dispute resolution team at Pinheiro Neto Advogados acts for domestic and international companies in litigation arising in all commercial, industrial and service sectors, as well as in the prevention of disputes and in mediation proceedings. Gilberto Giusti has over two decades of experience in the field of litigation, having acted in a number of high-stakes cases on behalf of Brazilian and foreign clients. Rodrigo Carneiro is adept in cross-border contentious matters, while Luis Claudio Furtado Faria focuses on civil and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on disputes involving the energy, shipping and financial services sectors. Recently promoted partner Eider Avelino Silva is another name to note for corporate, civil and commercial disputes.

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