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Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados
AVENIDA RIO BRANCO N° 85
13TH FLOOR
20040-004, RIO DE JANEIRO
Brazil

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Tier 1

Well-established dispute resolution boutique Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados has a strong reputation in the field of arbitration, showcasing an impressive track record in high-stakes disputes across a range of industries. High-profile clients from the transport, construction, financial services and infrastructure sectors turn to the team for advice and representation in cases arising from shareholder disputes and construction contracts, most notably in the energy segment. International arbitration is a core strength for the team, which is well placed to represent Brazilian clients in cross-border proceedings, working alongside reputable foreign law firms. José Roberto de Castro Neves, who acts as both counsel and arbitrator, oversees the department with Marcelo Roberto Ferro, whose areas of expertise include arbitration proceedings in Brazil, Europe and the US. Karina Goldberg is another individual to note, especially for commercial, M&A and construction-related disputes.

Practice head(s):

Marcelo Roberto Ferro; José Roberto de Castro Neves

Testimonials

‘Very committed, talented and creative team, close to the client. Marcelo Ferro stands out for his creativity, strategic thinking and engagement.’

‘It builds productive relationships with clients. José Roberto de Castro Neve is recommended.’

‘Very committed lawyers with deep strategic thinking of the case, who always try to offer different alternatives to clients. Very flexible and open to discuss the case and the strategy and very easy to work with a team of lawyers from different firms. Marcelo Ferro is great.’

‘Marcelo Ferro is a truly excellent arbitration lawyer, an experienced advocate and a strong legal tactician. He is supported by a strong team that includes Karina Goldberg.’

‘Marcelo Ferro is one of the most experienced and accomplished arbitration lawyers in Brazil. He is excellent in all aspects. Karina Goldberg is a rising star of the Brazilian arbitration bar. She is tenacious, clever and extremely diligent. Her attention to detail is second to none.’

Key clients

CMPC

Eneva

Enseada

Construtora Norberto Odebrecht

CPFL Energia

Btg Pactual

Prumo Logistica

Heineken

Eletrobras

Andrade Gutierrez

Brasil Plural

Work highlights

  • Representing CA Investment (Brazil) in an ICC international arbitration proceeding regarding a dispute against J&F in connection with the closing of a transaction for the sale of a major Brazilian company.
  • Represented a major Brazilian construction company in an arbitration concerning an EPC agreement to build a hydroelectric power plant.
  • Acts for CMPC Celulose Riograndense in an arbitration against Mapfre Seguros Gerais concerning insurance coverage in relation to an accident.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation Tier 1

Exclusively dedicated to dispute resolution, Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados enjoys a strong reputation in the Brazilian market for its strategic litigation practice. Covering civil, corporate and administrative cases, the team has a wealth of experience in domestic and cross-border disputes across a variety of sectors, including construction, financial services and infrastructure. Marcelo Roberto Ferro, who is proficient in high-stakes litigation and arbitration, stands out for his experience in matters related to infrastructure and shareholders' disputes. He coordinates the department alongside José Roberto de Castro Neves, who has a strong track record in court proceedings involving civil and commercial law. Other individuals to note in the litigation team include Karina Goldberg and Gustavo Birenbaum, the latter of whom focuses on corporate disputes and administrative litigation.

Practice head(s):

Marcelo Roberto Ferro; José Roberto de Castro Neves

Key clients

Eneva

Construtora Norberto Odebrecht

Cosan

Btg Pactual

Brasil Plural

Heineken

Andrade Gutierrez

Ambev

Soares Penido

Volkswagen

Work highlights

  • Advised Volkswagen do Brasil in a class action filed by ABRADECONT (Association for the Defense of Consumers) before the 1st Commercial Court of Rio de Janeiro concerning the emission of C02 in its diesel vehicles.
  • Represents Banco BTG in a number of civil procedures, including arbitration, corporate litigation and credit recovery.
  • Represented Rio Bravo in a dispute against Santander in relation to the performance of 28 contracts of properties where the main branches of Santander are located in Brazil.
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Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados (FCDG) is a law firm established in 2005, by a group of renowned and highly experienced professionals who shared the aspiration of offering to their clients superior law services. FCDG has reported a remarkable growth of activity in litigation, upholding an outstanding position in the market, especially regarding commercial arbitration, construction and company restructuring and reorganization.

FCDG attorneys have extensive experience handling high-stakes arbitrations and litigations in the commercial, corporate, construction and infrastructure areas. FCDG’s positive results, strong reputation and personalized approach have established the firm solidly in the top tier of Brazilian firms specialized in dispute resolution.

Recent experience makes the firm uniquely qualified to represent clients in international arbitration involving shareholders disputes, mostly before ICC Court of Arbitration, or LCIA Court of Arbitration. The team has also been involved in the past years in the most relevant judicial and arbitration disputes in the Brazilian market. Further, the team has significant experience in the construction and energy sectors, in particular advising on disputes relating to oil and gas and infrastructure projects, including oil and gas pipelines and platforms, refineries, petrochemical plants, process plants and energy plants.

With offices in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo – and correspondents in other Brazilian cities – FCDG endeavors to provide exclusive services, particularly in the areas of private, corporate, construction and administrative law, either in consultancy or in litigation. The firm represents clients before federal and state courts, as well as in domestic and international arbitration cases. Very frequently the lawyers will also act before government agencies, in consultancy and litigation matters. The firm is equally dedicated to other legal advice such as drafting contracts, possessing vast experience in restructuring matters.

The firm values its partner-centric approach to case management, in which partners remain involved with day-to-day events such that you can contact any of us at any time. In addition, FCDG’s team includes attorneys which had academic or professional experience in foreign jurisdictions and are fluent in English, French and Spanish.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
International and Domestic Arbitration Marcelo Ferromarcelo.ferro@fcdg.com.br+55 21 2519 1900
Commercial Litigation Jose Roberto de Castro Nevesjrcastroneves@fcdg.com.br+55 21 2519 1900
Bankruptcy and Restructuring Daltro BorgesDaltro.borges@fcdg.com.br55-21-2519-1900
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Daltro Borges photo Daltro BorgesDaltro Borges is a founding partner off Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro &…
Marcelo Roberto Ferro photo Marcelo Roberto FerroDispute Resolution: Arbitration(Brazil), Dispute Resolution Litigation(Brazil)
José Roberto de Castro Neves photoMr José Roberto de Castro NevesJosé Roberto is a senior partner and founder of Ferro, Castro Neves,…
Other fee-earners : 27
Contacts : 25

Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados (FCDG) é um escritório de advocacia fundado em 2005, por um grupo de profissionais renomados e experientes que compartilhavam a aspiração de oferecer a seus clientes serviços de advocacia superiores em uma butique de resolução de conflitos. A FCDG tem registado um notável crescimento de atividade, mantendo uma posição de destaque no mercado, nomeadamente no que respeita à arbitragem comercial, contencioso estratégico, direito da construção e reestruturação e reorganização societária. Com escritórios no Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo e Brasília — e correspondentes em outras cidades brasileiras — a FCDG busca oferecer serviços exclusivos, com advogados experientes e qualificados no dia a dia dos clientes. O escritório dedica-se igualmente a outras assessorias jurídicas como a elaboração de contratos, possuindo vasta experiência em assuntos de reestruturação e fornecendo avaliação de risco legal. Como boutique de resolução de conflitos, o escritório não é dividido em departamentos e os advogados podem atuar em uma das principais áreas de atuação, que são o contencioso, a arbitragem e a falência e recuperação judicial.

 

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DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Marcelo Roberto Ferromarcelo.ferro@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
José Roberto de Castro Nevesjrcastroneves@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Daltro Borgesdaltro.borges@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Luiz Bernardo Rocha Gomideluiz.gomide@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Alice Moreira Francoalice.franco@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
André Silva Seabraandre.seabra@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Antônio Pedro Garcia de Souzaantonio.souza@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Felipe Fernandes Bastofelipe.basto@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Francisco Gracindofrancisco.gracindo@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Gustavo Birenbaumgustavo.birenbaum@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
João Pedro Martinez Pinheirojoaopedro.martinez@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Leonardo Marinsleonardo.marins@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Luciano Gouvêa Vieiralgv@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Luis Roberto Sigaud Cordeiro Guerralrcordeiroguerra@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Luiz Carlos Malheiros Françaluiz.franca@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Marcos Pitanga Caeté Ferreiramarcos.pitanga@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Natália Mizrahi Lamasnatalia.lamas@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Paulo Renato Jucápaulo.juca@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Pedro de Alencar Machadopedro.machado@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Pedro Ivo Bobsinpedro.bobsin@fcdg.com.br+55 (21) 2519 1900
Gabriel Ribeiro Prudentegabriel.prudente@fcdg.com.br+55 (61) 3323-5000
Eduardo Pecoraroeduardo.pecoraro@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Jozi Uehbejozi.uehbe@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Julia Grabowsky. Basto Fleichmanjulia.basto@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Karina Goldbergkarina.goldberg@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Marcelo Alexandre Lopesmarcelo.lopes@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Miguel Wehrs Fleichmanmiguel.fleichman@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Paula Miralles de Araújopaula.miralles@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Renato Fernandes Coutinhorenato.coutinho@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Rodrigo Barreto Cogorodrigo.cogo@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Simone Barrossimone.barros@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Thiago Peixoto Alvesthiago.alves@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Tiago de Castilho Muñoztiago.munoz@fcdg.com.br+55 (11) 3053 3300
Partners : 33
Lawyers : 60
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