Mr Marcos Ludwig > Veirano Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Veirano Advogados
AV PRESIDENTE WILSON, 231
25º ANDAR – RIO DE JANEIRO
RJ 20030-021
Brazil

Work Department

Corporate & Mergers and Acquisitions, Infrastructure & Projects, Government & Regulatory, Commercial Contracts, German Desk and Shipping/Maritime & Port

Position

Partner

Career

Marcos Ludwig advises Brazilian and foreign clients in corporate, contractual, regulatory and corporate governance matters in various sectors and industries, with primary focus on infrastructure.

Marcos is experienced in delivering actionable legal advice in connection with commercial contracts, acquisitions, joint ventures, concessions and PPPs, public tenders in general, regulatory matters, project development, corporate governance, ethics and compliance, and other strategic matters. Among other relevant mandates, he acted in one of the largest transactions concluded recently in Brazil, recognized as The American Lawyer’s ‘M&A Deal of the Year: Latin America 2017’ and as Latin Lawyer’s ‘PE Deal of the Year: 2018’. Clients praise his ‘valuable experience’ and ‘excellent capacity in forming and leading competent teams on any legal issue’.

Marcos is a listed arbitrator in the panel of leading institutions in Brazil and abroad, with experience of serving as co-arbitrator in tribunals in disputes involving contractual, corporate or regulatory matters.

Between 2006 and 2007, he worked as visiting lawyer in the New York office of an international law firm.

He was a professor and guest lecturer in law schools and graduate programs in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Porto Alegre with focus on civil law, legal theory and legal hermeneutics, with publications in Brazil and abroad.

Currently, Marcos acts as Co-chair of the Commercial Law and Practice Committee of the Brazilian branch of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Brazil) and as Officer of the Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA).

Languages

English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish

Memberships

International Bar Association (IBA) – Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee (Officer), Maritime and Transport Law Committee, Latin American Regional Forum, Member
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – ADR & Arbitration Commission, Commercial Law & Practice Commission, Brazil Chapter (ICC Brasil), Member
International Arbitration Institute (IAI Paris), Member
China-Latin America Legal Research Center – Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) School of Law, Research Fellow
Brazilian Bar Association (OAB), Rio de Janeiro Chapter – Commission of Maritime and Port Law, Member
Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française (AHC) – Brazilian Committee, Member
Société de législation comparée (SLC) – Paris, Member
GRI Club Infra, Member
Infrastructure Business Council of the Industry Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FIRJAN), Member
Associação Escolar e Beneficente Corcovado (German School – Rio de Janeiro) – Former President and General Counsel (Pro Bono)

Education

China-Latin America and Caribbean Region Legal Professionals Exchange Program, China Law Society/SUFE School of Law, Shanghai, China, 2019
IBRACH-Tsinghua Executive Training Progam, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2018
ICC Institute Masterclass for Arbitrators, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France, 2015
LL.M., Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2006
Master of Laws, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, 2002
Bachelor of Laws, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Public law

The ‘reputable experts‘ at Veirano Advogados  ‘are up to date on current regulatory developments‘ and ‘can navigate complex concession and administrative issues‘. Marcos Ludwig ‘has a very personable approach and, despite having a visibly brilliant mind, is very easy to communicate with‘. Filipe Scherer Oliveira and counsel Mauro Hiane de Moura are key contacts in Porto Alegre.