Mr Felipe Bastos > Veirano Advogados > Sao Paulo, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
SP 04538-133

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contracts and Insurance, Reinsurance & Pension Funds




Felipe Bastos is a partner of Veirano Advogados specialized in dispute resolution, with emphasis on legal disputes, arbitrations, negotiations and mediations involving highly complex issues, besides insurance and reinsurance practice.

With practical experience representing clients in a variety of lawsuits in almost all Brazilian jurisdictions, Felipe practices intensely by counseling national and foreign companies, mainly in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate litigation, corporate and commercial contracts (construction contracts, EPC, agency, distribution, franchising, representation, services and joint ventures, among others), insurance and reinsurance, civil liability, public bids and government contracts, as well as in international transactions and disputes in general.

Felipe has extensive experience representing clients in appellate level before courts, assisting with strategic definitions, filing of appeals and other forms of impugnation, as well as in oral statements.

He also assists private companies in bidding processes for national and international tenders conducted by Brazilian authorities at federal, state and municipal levels, and by state-owned companies, their subsidiaries and affiliates. In such context, Felipe has extensive experience guiding private companies in review cases of awarded contracts, especially in the oil industry.

The specialized publication Legal 500 Latin America has been recognizing Felipe since 2012 in the Dispute Resolution and Insurance practices, highlighting him as an ‘up-to-date’ attorney, ‘fully committed to his clients’ and ‘very creative’.

Felipe also has garnered recognitions from the Brazilian publication Análise Advocacia 500, which in its 2016 edition appointed him as one of the “Most Admired Attorneys of Brazil” for his outstanding practice in Civil Law. He was also ranked in the 2nd tier in the Machines and Equipment sector, as well as in the 3rd tier in the Chemical and Petrochemical sector.


English and Portuguese


John Bassett Moore Society of International Law (J.B. Moore Society)
Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), attached to the London Court of International Arbitration


LL.M concluded with honors, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA, USA, 2010
LL.B, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2002
Executive MBA in Management and Business Law, Management School, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-RJ), ongoing
Certification in Marine Insurance, Instituto Mar e Portos, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), 2014
MBA in Insurance Law, Escola Superior Nacional de Seguros (Funenseg), 2013
Continuing Legal Education Program, Bidding Law and Government Contracts, Law School, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-RJ), 2010

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Insurance

Veirano Advogados‘ insurance practice has a particular focus on representing policyholders on the full range of insurance issues. This includes providing support in policy negotiations, revisions and renewals, through to major disputes. Many clients come from higher risk industries, such as oil and gas, infrastructure, manufacturing and financial services. The practice is led by highly rated disputes head Felipe Bastos, who has a good track record in major insurance litigation and loss adjustment processes, as well as regulatory matters.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Veirano Advogados brings together experience in litigation, mediation and arbitration, and is equipped to handle administrative proceedings and insurance claims. Recently, the department saw an increase in mandates pertaining to class actions, construction disputes and contentious issues arising from distribution agreements. Other areas of activity included assisting clients involved in lawsuits against public entities and matters coming out of the Covid-19 crisis. Practice head Felipe Bastos acts for Brazilian and foreign clients in commercial and corporate litigation. Rosangela Delgado has extensive experience in product liability, contractual and regulatory issues. Priscila Sansone is also noted for contractual and tort law. Since publication, the team has been further strengthened with the hire of Diego Capistrano -formerly a senior associate at BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão– as a partner in the Rio de Janeiro office; in addition to his disputes practice, Capistrano is also active in bankruptcy and restructuring matters.