Mr Mauro Hiane de Moura > Veirano Advogados > Porto Alegre, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
Av. Dr. Nilo Peçanha 2900
15º andar - Bela Vista
91330-001 - Porto Alegre - RS

Work Department

Government & Regulatory, Power, Compliance & Investigations and Dispute Resolution




Mauro Hiane de Moura concentrates his practice on Administrative & Regulatory Law, Competition Law and Dispute Resolution. Since joining the firm, he has specialized in complex administrative and judicial litigation – especially in matters of Public Law, governmental contracts and regulated industries. In his activities, he allies a solid academic background to a wide practical experience. Clients value the combination of analytic precision, empirical knowledge and strategic reasoning offered by him.


English and Portuguese


American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (BRITCHAM)
German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK)


Specialist in Public Law, Universidade de Caxias do Sul, 2015
LL.M., Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 2012
LL.M., The University of Chicago, 2004
Postgraduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law, King’s College London, 2007
Specialist in Business Economics, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 2006
LL.B., summa cum laude, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

Veirano Advogados has notable strength in transactional matters with significant administrative law or regulatory components, advising domestic and foreign clients from highly regulated industries such as energy, infrastructure and natural resources. Mauro Hiane de Moura leads the public law department out of Porto Alegre. Mandates involving government concessions, PPPs and privatisation of state-owned companies populate the practice’s workload, which also features administrative and judicial litigation. Marcos Ludwig is a key contact in Rio de Janeiro for energy and infrastructure-related projects, while Daniel Engel in São Paulo excels in public contracts and regulatory issues.

Brazil > City focus - Porto Alegre > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution group at Veirano Advogados excels in commercial litigation and arbitration, and is also well versed in administrative proceedings involving concession agreements, and the energy and mining sectors. The Porto Alegre-based team demonstrates particular strength in disputes involving M&A agreements, business contracts, product liability and consumer claims. Corporate and commercial disputes, as well as energy and administrative law, are notable areas of practice for department leader Filipe Scherer Oliveira, while fellow co-head Luiz Afrânio Araujo oversees labour litigation matters. Mauro Hiane de Moura, who combines expertise in judicial and administrative litigation, is also part of the core team.

Brazil > City focus - Brasilia > Public law and regulation

Veirano Advogados acts for domestic and international companies in highly regulated sectors in cases involving regulatory and administrative law. 2020 and 2021 saw the team advising clients on matters involving Covid-19, public tenders and constitutional litigation, among other areas. In addition to handling contentious and non-contentious matters, the Brasília-based lawyers also collaborate closely with colleagues in the other offices, with Porto Alegre-based practice head Mauro Hiane de Moura a key contact. Marcelo Reinecken has broad experience in tax and public law. Associate Giulia Sabino is also noted.