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 distinguishes itself through its focus on policyholders rather than insurers and reinsurers. Insureds, including household name companies, turn to the team for contentious and non-contentious matters. In high-profile work, Felipe Bastos and Fábio Figueira are acting for Samarco Mineração in insurance matters arising out of the tragic dam collapse in the city of Mariana, Minas Gerais. Senior associate Andrea Piccolo Brandão is a key member of the team.