Mr Filipe Scherer Oliveira > 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

Dispute Resolution, Government & Regulatory, Commercial Contracts and Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions




Filipe Oliveira is a member of the Porto Alegre Dispute Resolution team and focuses his practice on judicial and arbitral disputes related to mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial contracts and matters involving the Public Administration. He has strong experience in representing clients in class actions, as well as in domestic and international arbitrations regarding infrastructure projects and corporate and commercial disputes.

Mr. Oliveira also assists Brazilian and international companies with drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts, as well as with writing legal opinions to assist clients’ strategic business decisions. He has expertise in matters involving administrative and regulatory law, advising clients throughout all stages of the public bidding process and during the performance of the contracts. 

Mr. Oliveira brings international perspective to clients gained from his time spent studying and living in the United States.


English, Portuguese and Spanish


American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM ), Porto Alegre
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) – Rio Grande do Sul


LL.M, Harvard Law School, Instituto Ling Scholar, Cambridge, MA, 2009
International Law Course, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, 2007
LL.B, Cum Laude, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, 2006
Exchange Student, The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, CAPES/FIPSE Scholar, Austin, TX, 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > City focus - Porto Alegre > Dispute resolution

Veirano Advogados is sought after by regional and international companies on strategic commercial litigation and arbitration, especially matters involving disputes arising from M&A and corporate contracts. In addition, the team has extensive expertise in product liability and consumer claims, and also provides support to clients in regulatory, constitutional and administrative law matters. Filipe Scherer Oliveira, who focuses on civil litigation and arbitration, is a key point of contact in the team. Mauro Hiane de Moura is another noteworthy practitioner, who is active in administrative and regulatory matters.

Brazil > Public law

Veirano Advogados‘ key strength lies on the advice it offers in relation to transactions involving complex administrative and regulatory challenges in a range of regulated sectors, namely energy and infrastructure. Public law-related dispute resolution and prevention features on the team’s workload, as do privatisations, public procurement, PPPs and government concessions. The government and regulatory group is under the leadership of Mauro Hiane de Moura. Marcos Ludwig is skilled in both transactional and project development work, as well as public law, regulatory and contractual issues. Recently promoted Filipe Scherer Oliveira excels in energy law and handles regulatory and administrative matters.