Marcelo Roberto Ferro > Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados > Rio de Janeiro, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados
20040-004, RIO DE JANEIRO

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Dispute Resolution: Arbitration(Brazil), Dispute Resolution Litigation(Brazil)


Arbitration, domestic and international Specialised in civil and commercial litigation, construction law, insurance law. Managing Founding Partner and Head of the Arbitration Group


portuguese, english and french


Former member of the LCIA Court -The London Court of lntenational Arbitration and President of its Latin American and Caribbean Users’ Council; Former Vice-Chair of the ICC Comission on Arbitration and ADR; Chair of ICC Brazil’s Arbitration and Mediation Committee. Mr. Ferro is also a member of Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo Sections; Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem – CBAr.


Masters degree in private law – Universidade de São Paulo, 1994. Degree in civil law (Diplôme Supérieur de L’Université en Droit Civil) from the Paris University of Economy and Social Sciences Law – Université de Droit d’Economie et des Sciences Sociales de Paris, 1987. Bachelor’s degree in Law – Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, 1985.

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Marcelo Roberto FerroFerro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados

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.

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Litigation

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.