Jorge Cesa Ferreira da Silva > Souto Correa Advogados > Porto Alegre, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Souto Correa Advogados
AV CARLOS GOMES, 700
13TH ANDAR
PORTO ALEGRE, RS CEP 90480-000
Brazil

Work Department

Arbitration; Contracts; Litigation; Consumer and Product Liability; and Wealth and Succession Planning.

Position

Partner

Career

Jorge has vast experience dealing with contracts, chiefly concerning procurement, sales, distribution, M&A, EPC, energy, and real estate contracts, as well as government contracts. Over the years, he has successfully advised clients from the technology, contruction, entertainment, energy, tobacco, electronic, and machinery sectors regarding contractual issues, taking part of negotiations and/or litigation. He has also been involved in several very important tort cases in Brazil. Frequently Jorge undertakes the role of arbitrator, being included in the arbitrators list of the most important Brazilian centers for Arbitration and Mediation.

Languages

Portuguese (native), English and German

Memberships

  • German-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK-RS)
  • Vice-president of CAMERS – Center for Arbitration and Mediation of the Industrial Center of the Rio Grande do Sul State
  • Internation Chamber of Commerce – ICC

Education

  • Doctorate degree in Civil Law from the University of São Paulo (USP) – 2018
  • Visiting Scholar at the University of Edinburgh (UK) – 2009
  • Master’s degree in Private Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)- 1998
  • Bachelor of Laws and Social Sciences from UFRGS – 1992

Personal

Director of the German-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Rio Grande do Sul (AHK/RS) 

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

With attorneys in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre, Souto Correa Advogados is capable of assembling multidisciplinary teams, combining industry and procedural knowledge, to assist clients in a variety of arbitration cases. Covering domestic and international proceedings, as well as mediation, the team has been particularly active in matters involving construction contracts and oil and gas clients, but is also retained by companies operating in other segments, including energy, engineering, real estate and technology. Guilherme Rizzo Amaral stands out for his experience in international arbitration. Splitting his time between arbitration and litigation, Marcelo Gandelman is another key contact in the team, which also includes Jorge Cesa Ferreira da Silva, who often acts as arbitrator, expert witness and counsel in proceedings, and Luis Alberto Peretti.