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

Pinheiro Neto Advogados
RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ 22261-005
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Work Department

Civil and Commercial Litigation, Maritime & Shipping and Arbitration and Mediation.




Luis Cláudio Furtado Faria is a member of the Rio de Janeiro office of Pinheiro Neto Advogados since 2000 and partner since 2018. He 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.


English, french and portuguese.


He was admitted to the Brazilian Bar in 2004.
Brazilian Association of International Insurance Companies (ABCSI).


Luis Cláudio holds an LL.B. degree from University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) – 2003 and a specialization certificate in State and Economic Law from UERJ – 2004. 
He also holds an LL.M. degree in Civil Law from University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) – 2009 
and an LL.M degree in International Commercial and Corporate Law from the Queen Mary College, University of London (2011).

Lawyer Rankings

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.

Brazil > Transport and shipping

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has expertise in shipping and aviation law. Ricardo Coelho and Marcello Lobo regularly advise on maritime and shipping contracts and ship financings, while Luis Claudio Furtado Faria oversees the litigation and regulatory side. Adolpho Julio de Carvalho is the main contact for aviation finance.