Mr Luis Claudio Furtado Faria > Pinheiro Neto Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 22261-005
Luis Claudio Furtado Faria photo

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Maritime Law, and Arbitration and Mediation.




Luis Cláudio Furtado Faria practices in the civil litigation and arbitration team, in contractual, commercial, corporate and civil liability disputes, including matters related to shipping and maritime/port law.
Luis Cláudio worked as an intern of the Arbitration Court of the International Chamber of Commerce – ICC (Paris) in 2011. He also worked as foreign associate at Herbert Smith (London) and Reed Smith (London) from 2011 through 2012.


Portuguese, English and French.


Brazilian Association of International Insurance Companies (ABCSI).


LL.M. in International Commercial and Corporate Law from the Queen Mary College, London University – 2011;
Master’s Degree in Civil Law from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) – 2009;
Specialization Degree (Certificate) in Law from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) – 2004;
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) – 2003.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Transport: Shipping

Pinheiro Neto Advogados invariably has a strong offering on the non-contentious side. The team regularly advises shipowners, banks and port operators on the full spread of transactional matters, including financings, shipbuilding agreements and joint ventures. Partners such as Marcello Lobo and Ricardo Coelho are particularly active on this front. The firm also stands out on the litigation side, thanks to the expertise of Luis Claudio Furtado Faria, who comes highly recommended for representing clients in shipping disputes, including those involving charterparty claims and maritime incidents.

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.