Cesar Pereira > Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini Advogados > Curitiba, Brazil > Lawyer Profile

Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini Advogados
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Work Department

São Paulo


Senior Partner


Cesar Pereira became a qualified lawyer in Brazil in 1992 and since 1994 he is a Partner at Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini. Pereira’s career has been built out of extensive work in public law, both in Brazilian national and international scenarios, and international commercial contracts, especially for the sale of goods. His current legal practice as counsel, arbitrator and transaction lawyer comprises areas such as government contracts, public procurement, PPPs, infrastructure projects, civil construction, M&A, regulated industries, commercial law, anticorruption legislation and related arbitration and litigation. Pereira is the author or co-editor of books and articles on topics such as administrative law, public procurement, international commercial law and international or domestic arbitration and dispute resolution. He is a course leader at SiLS – Swiss International Law School in international arbitration and was president of CAMFIEP, an arbitral institution in Southern Brazil, from 2011 to 2017. He is listed on the roster of arbitrators of international and domestic arbitral institutions. He has served as presiding arbitrator or co-arbitrator in cases under the most commonly applied Brazilian domestic rules, in matters such as PPPs, government concessions, construction, M&A and commercial contracts, and acts as counsel in numerous domestic or international arbitration cases.

Main publications:

Brazil Infrastructure Law, Eleven International Publishing. 2016. (Ed.)

CISG and Latin America, Eleven International Publishing. 2016. (Ed.)

Direito Portuário Brasileiro, Marcial Pons. 2015 (Ed.)

CISG e o Brasil, Marcial Pons. 2015 (Ed.)

Regime Diferenciado de Contratações Públicas – RDC, Fórum. 2015 3rd ed. (Ed.)

Arbitragem e Poder Público, Saraiva. 2010. (Ed.)

Usuários de Serviços Públicos, Saraiva. 2008  2nd ed.


Portuguese, English and Spanish.


LL.B (Federal University of Paraná, 1991); LL.M (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, 1998); Ph.D (Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, 2005); FCIArb (2013) and CIArb Approved Faculty List – AFL as course director in international arbitration (2016).

Lawyer Rankings

Brazil > Projects and infrastructure

Cesar Pereira of Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini Advogados advises concessionaires on procurement issues and the performance of contracts. The projects team recently acted for container terminal operator TCP in administrative proceedings and litigation to obtain a construction permit.

Brazil > Public law

The ‘well-trained‘ lawyers at Justen, Pereira, Oliveira & Talamini Advogados are based in São Paulo and Curitiba. Eduardo Talamini and Cesar Pereira represented a client to defend the validity of current concessions and the client’s right to financial compensation for losses resulting from certain acts of the government.